Mykola Uhryn-Bezhrishny Museum-Estate

Description:
The museum was founded in 2004 as a part of Rohatyn museum complex. Its exposition is located in the building of the renovated estate of Mykola Uhryn-Bezhrishny.

Mykola Uhryn-Bezhrishny (1883-1960) is a well-known writer, editor, teacher and an active participant of liberation movement. He worked as a teacher in Ukranian private high school named after Volodymyr the Great in Rohatyn during 1911-1939. During I World War he took an active part in liberation movement. Later he was the head master of the school for adults in Rohatyn. During II World War M. Uhryn joined Ukrainian division "Halychyna" (later I division of Ukrainian national army).

Mykola Uhryn was an editor and a publisher of different magazines and newspaper "The Word of Rohatyn". Together with Anton Lototsky he edited "The Grammar of Ukrainian literary language". And he is also known as a dramatic writer and a poet. At the end of his life he wrote an autobiographic work "My Life".

In the museum exposition there are materials that illustrate the life and creative work of M. Uhryn and his contemporaries. And Roman Hrytsay (1887–1968), the architect; Yulian Pankevych (1863-1933), the artist; Volodymyr Balias (1906-1980) and Edward Kozak are among them. The museum exposition contains paintings and graphics (especially, there are the largest collections of masterpieces of Volodymyr Balias and Yulian Pankevych). There are also documents and photos from the artists' life, books, booklets with exhibitions, etc.


The museum also contains folk art and ethnography of Rohatyn Opillia —the picturesque corner of Ukraine. In section "Sacral Art in Rohatyn District" one can see unique exhibits, for example, the icon "Christ the Almighty" (XVII с.) and the model of medieval Rohatyn.

A separate hall is dedicated to Nastia Lisovska — Roksolana (1502–1558), one of the most powerful women of the time. Here one can see reproductions of lifetime portraits of Roksolana and her husband, sultan Suleyman the Great; and documents with photos about her life.

Working hours:
10:00-17:00, lunch time 13:00-14:00;
closed on Monday.
Entrance fee:
Adults — 15 UAH.
Students — 10 UAH.
Children — 5 UAH.
Excursion rates:
Adults — 50 UAH.
Children — 30 UAH.
Contacts:
Іvano-Frankivsk region
Rohatyn city
М. Uhryn-Bezhrishny St., 11

Теl.: +38 (03435) 2-17-31,
+38 (067) 858-15-34 — previous entry on excursion
HOw to get:
From Roksolana Square near supermarket go downward M. Uhryn-Bezhrishny street, then take the first turning to the right.
GPS:
49.40872  24.60726  convert to dd°mm'ss"
 

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