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The exhibition of flags of organizations of Independent Lithuania

2002 February 15 @ 17:00 - 2002 March 24 @ 10:00
On February 16, 2002 – National Lithuanian Independence Day, the exhibition of flags of organizations of Independent Lithuania (1918 to 1940) from the funds of the National M.K. Čiurlionis Art Museum was opened in the museum. Find out more »

The exhibition of contemporary textile works “The Objects Which Could Be Touched”

2002 March 28 @ 17:00 - 2002 May 12 @ 10:00
19 artists participated in the contemporary textile show. A possibility to touch became the ideological starting-point of works.The contact with the works of art evokes/or doesn’t evoke/ some feelings and thoughts. The possibility of the sight controls the “reception” of the works of art. The works of contemporary art often become under the power of sounds, sometimes – under the smell. As for the sense of touch in the context of art institutions, usually it remains prohibited/forbidden.For the last six… Find out more »

The 26th Lithuanian Cartoon Show

2002 May 15 @ 17:00 - 2002 June 15 @ 10:00
The 26th Lithuanian Cartoon Show, presenting the most recent works of Lithuanian caricaturists, took place at the museum. Find out more »

Algio Augustaičio tapyba

2002 July 10 @ 17:00 - 2002 July 20 @ 10:00
The exhibition of Paintings by Algis Augustaitis, Patron of our Museum, was opened. Find out more »

The photographs by Algimantas Kezys (USA) and Zinas Kazėnas

2002 September 13 @ 17:00 - 2002 October 31 @ 10:00
The photographs by Algimantas Kezys (USA) and Zinas Kazėnas were presented in the exhibition. Find out more »

Student works of the Textile Department of the Vilnius Academy of Art

2002 November 8 @ 17:00 - 2002 December 14 @ 10:00
The exhibition of student works of the Textile Department of the Vilnius Academy of Art took place at the museum. Find out more »

Paintings of Algirdas and Klaudijus Petrulis

2002 December 19 @ 17:00 - 2003 January 25 @ 10:00
The exhibition of paintings of Algirdas and Klaudijus Petrulis. Find out more »

The exhibition of sculptural ceramics from the collection of the Panevėžys Art Gallery

2003 January 31 @ 17:00 - 2003 March 15 @ 10:00
The exhibition of sculptural ceramics from the collection of the Panevėžys Art Gallery was opened. 23 pieces of sculptural ceramics which were created during the annual international symposiums in Panevėžys were exhibited in the museum. Find out more »

Kaunas textile art today

2003 March 21 @ 17:00 - 2003 April 26 @ 10:00
23 textile-artists and weavers from Kaunas exhibited art works created in 2000 to 2003. During this exhibition, visitors had a choice to “vote” for a work they liked the most. The Jolanta Šmidtienė work “Heaven of Birds” was selected as the most popular work by the residents of Kėdainiai. Find out more »

Joined exhibit of Zinaida Irute Dargienė textile works and Nerutė Čiukšienė ceramic works “Threads in the Sky and Lace in Clay”

2003 May 2 @ 17:00 - 2003 June 15 @ 10:00
Joined exhibit of Zinaida Irute Dargienė textile works and Nerutė Čiukšienė ceramic works “Threads in the Sky and Lace in Clay”. The idea of this exhibition was born to Janina Marks when she became acquainted with Zinaida Dargienė’s specific technique and Nerutė Čiukšienė’s ceramics.NERUTĖ ČIUKŠIENĖBorn in 1953, Nerutė graduated from the Lithuanian State Institute of Art (Vilnius Fine Arts Academy since 1989) in 1979, and since then has participated in exhibitions and symposiums in Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,… Find out more »

Contemporary art exhibition “IN WHITE”

2006 January 6 @ 17:00 - 2006 February 24 @ 17:00
Most participants are young artists; their works are united in white (color). White becomes a goal or an illusion, it elevates or depresses you. Through the use of the color white, authors raise social questions, subtly criticize issues, look deep into their surrounding, examine their own relations to it and analyze their own experiences or just play with surfaces in white tones.A Happening SUGAR was held on before the opening of the exhibit. Authors: Jurga Juodytė and Saulius Leonavičius.Sweet life is… Find out more »

MUSEUM COLLECTION OUTSIDE

2006 February 28 @ 08:00 - 2006 December 22 @ 17:00
February 28 – March 24, 2006Graphic art by Janina Monkute-Marks was exhibited at Kėdainiai Jonusas Radvila study center.August 19– September 8, 2006Janina Monkute-Marks Tapestry’s exhibit “A gift to my Homeland” at Siauliai gallery “Laiptai”.October 2 – December 22, 2006Graphic art by Janina Monkute-Marks was exhibited at the office hall of Truskava district head.   Find out more »

The exhibition of children’s books illustrations “Once upon a time…”

2006 March 3 @ 17:00 - 2006 April 7 @ 17:00
The exhibition of children’s books illustrations was dedicated to the international Day of Children Books. The exhibition was organized through the collaboration of librarians and participants of the Kedainiai district for the museum’s project ‘Tell me your own story’.Poet Dalia Teišerskytė was reading poetry on the exhibit opening evening.Concert by Kaunas A. Kačenauskas Music School teacher and students. Find out more »

Exhibit of paintings by well-known French artist PHILIPPE GUESDON “PLEATED PAINTINGS”

2006 April 14 @ 17:00 - 2006 June 4 @ 17:00
Philippe Guesdon paints and works as a lecturer since 1978. Artist’s works have been exhibited in the most famous exhibition halls in France and abroad. During Mr. Guesdon stay in Kedainiai he conducted a seminar for Kedainiai art teachers and for children participants of the museum project “Tell me your own story”. Sponsors of the exhibit and seminars: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania; Kedainiai Municipality; Marks Charitable Foundation.Painting with fabric, Weaving while paintingHow can we talk about… Find out more »

“A Gift to the Homeland”

2006 June 8 @ 17:00 - 2006 August 16 @ 17:00
Tapestries and paintings by Janina Monkutė-Marks. Find out more »

“LULLABIES” Vilma Šileikienė, Ričardas Šileika and Nojus Šileika

2006 August 11 @ 12:00 - 2006 October 14 @ 12:00
People loved this piece exhibited in non-traditional space – the corner of locker-room. Children enjoyed listening the record of singing father and mother lullabies. Two photos with views of young Nojus were exhibited either. Find out more »

II Lithuanian Textile Biennial exhibit from Vilnius “ROUTE”

2006 August 25 @ 17:00 - 2006 September 19 @ 17:00
Organizers:Žydrė Ridulytė, Eglė Ganda-Bogdanienė, Elena Černiauskaitė, Aida Martinaitytė, Lijana Šatavičiūtė; Gallery “Arka”, Janina Monkutė-Marks museum-gallery.Trasa (the route), the second Lithuanian biennial of textiles, keeps on the tradition of Lithuanian biennials of textiles started in 2004. Participants of this exhibition have been invited to answer these questions: where are we going, have we chosen the right path, what is the reason why we are interesting to the world that has opened in front of us, what is that may enrich us… Find out more »

The annual Janina Monkute-Marks museum members meeting and a 5 year anniversary celebration

2006 September 8 @ 17:00 - 20:00
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Painting exhibition by Jūratė Mykolaitytė and Vygantas Paukštė “MAN AND HIS SPACE”

2006 November 10 @ 17:00 - 2006 December 15 @ 12:00
Both Jūratė Mykolaitytė and Vygantas Paukštė are well known painters. They have exhibited their works both internationally and in Lithuania.“Man and his Space“ show the relationship between surrounding nature and man‘s position in it.Jūratė Mykolaitytė is known as an urban “užupis“ (“over the river”) painter. Her works are almost monochromatic, yet realistic and at the same time, filled with mystery and nostalgia for the human being’s story and it’s relation to urban life.The subjects by Vygantas Paukštė are painted in… Find out more »

Group Show “Classics and Experiments”

2006 December 22 @ 17:00 - 2007 February 3 @ 10:00
Group Show "Classics and Experiments" of graduating textile artists from the Kaunas Art Institute. Participants of the exhibition: Sandra Juškaitė, Inesa Roščenkovaitė, Rūta Naujalytė, Milda Urbonavičiūtė, Marija Prytkova, Giedrė Velikytė, Rūta Samajauskaitė, Vytautė Čeponytė, Jurgita Razinskaitė, Renata Laurinavičiūtė. Find out more »

The exhibit of Kaunas International Fine Bone China Symposium “IDEA”

2007 February 9 @ 17:00 - 2007 March 24 @ 12:00
The Exhibit of Kaunas International Fine Bone China Symposium "Idea" was presented at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery. This bone china collection reflects art tendencies of the three-year symposiums. These works reveal the variety of themes. Each summer spent in the symposium sticks to the memory of the artists and precisely reflects the artistic situation of bone china.Art works created during the Kaunas International Bone China Symposiums, such as ‘White in White’ (2003), ‘Albinos’ (2005), ‘Idea in Décor’ (2006), in Kaunas ‘Jiesia’… Find out more »

The exhibition of paintings “In Search of One’s Roots” by Janina Monkute-Marks

2007 March 29 @ 17:00 - 2007 May 12 @ 10:00
The collection of paintings “In Search of One’s Roots (1965-1978)”  by Janina Monkute-Marks was exhibited at the Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania.Janina Monkute-Marks attended the opening of this exhibition and guests had the opportunity to meet her and experience her creative spirit in person. Every meeting often spark relationships that develop into collaborative projects. Find out more »

The exhibit “VISIONS” of two celebrated Lithuanian primitive artists Stefanija Katkevičienė (1926-2006) and Petronėlė Gerlikienė (1905-1979)

2007 March 30 @ 17:00 - 2007 April 28 @ 12:00
The exhibit "Visions" by the celebrated Lithuanian primitive artists Stefanija Katkevičienė (1926-2006) and Petronėlė Gerlikienė (1905-1979) was presented at the Museum. The artists took the artistic path being middle-aged and already living in the city. Both of them very sensitively feel the colours, however, they also totally ignore realistic proportions. The artists do not copy what they see in their surroundings, on the contrary, they interpret rural themes.The organizers of the exhibition are „Lietuvos Aidas“ Gallery (Vilnius), Janina Monkutė-Marks Museum-Gallery… Find out more »

Tapestries and photography exhibit of well known American Michael F. Rohde “HOUSES FOR NOMADS”

2007 May 4 @ 17:00 - 2007 June 5 @ 12:00
In the summer of 2006, I was fortunate to have had the chance to travel for a month in the grasslands of Eastern Tibet. Our group was composed of artists, educators, scholars, curators and veteran travelers to this region, including one of our leaders, who had been the first Westerner to visit this part of Tibet over twenty years ago.We were able to visit small villages, nomadic yak herders and attend festivals that are seldom seen by any outsiders. We… Find out more »

Swedish art exhibition „ANOTHER SHORE“.

2007 September 5 @ 17:00 - 2007 October 20 @ 12:00
Ten Swedish artists took part in the exhibition called „ANOTHER SHORE“.About creationAntonio Lopez – a painter who also creates graphic arts. Born in sunny Spain he now lives and creates in Sweden. This artist has remained loyal to surrealism and his elaborate painting evokes irrational sensations. According to the exaggerations in his works they seem to be calling for salvation from the chains of human life.Mimi Belfrage Mohlin – active Swedish painter, who has studied not only in Sweden but… Find out more »

“EVENTUALITIES. HAVE YOU SEEN IT?” Saulius Dastikas painting and Kristina Norvilaitė graphic art exhibit

2007 December 13 @ 17:00 - 2008 January 26 @ 12:00
The title of the exhibition „Eventualities. Have you seen it?“ is revealed differently in works of both artists.Painter Saulius Dastikas talks about it by drawing attention to process of creation underlying eventuality that lies within it – when you start an artwork there is a great variety of possible ways to go, lots of place for improvisation. „Eventualities“ create the result and you are to look at it.Printmaker Kristina Norvilaite prefers analysis of contemplation of an artwork when observing patterns… Find out more »

Contemporary Textile Art Exhibit “BLACK LIGHT”

2008 January 31 @ 17:00 - 2008 March 21 @ 17:00
“BLACK LIGHT“ is a contemporary art exhibition which has been presented in various European cities already for several years.EXHIBITION HISTORYIn summer of 2005 a group of Lithuanian textile artists (Laima Oržekauskienė, Inga Likšaitė, Almyra Bartkevičiūtė - Weigel, Jolanta Šmidtienė) were invited to take part in the international exhibition “Advertising Art in the Black Light” in Berlin. There the artists works from various countries were exhibited in the underground station. The Lithuanian presentation stood out not only for their technical variety,… Find out more »

Collective art exhibition from Kaunas International TEXTILE 07 Biennial

2008 March 28 @ 17:00 - 2008 May 3 @ 12:00
Nov 30th, 2007: The Art Biennial, Textile 07 opened in the city of Kaunas, in Lithuania.  The 6th International Biennial, Textile 07, exhibited last in Kaunas after a 3 month run. This year the Biennial encompassed different cultural, social and artistic themes with a vast amount of exciting and creative impulses.Since 1997, the International Textile Exhibition takes place every two years in Kaunas city and is organized by two enthusiastic women; Vita Geluniene and Virginija Vitkiene. Themes, operation guidelines and… Find out more »

The Exhibit by Seven American Lithuanian Fiber Artists “DISTANT / CLOSE LAND”

2008 May 9 @ 17:00 - 2008 June 13 @ 12:00
Participating Artists:Regina Palaityte – BensonAda SutkuvieneMagdalena Birute StankunieneLiucija J. Kryzeviciene – HutcheonDonna Rhae Prusaite – MarderIna NenortieneZita SodeikieneIn order to overcome the difficulty of establishing oneself as an artist in the USA after World War II, it was important for artists to form groups and organizations.The Lithuanian American Women's Artists Association was one of those organizations in Chicago. The Association was very active in presenting shows, publishing catalogues and assisting fellow artists. The Lithuanian American Women's Artists Association is still… Find out more »

The Exhibit „PHOTO GRAPHIC“ by Nele Zirnite-Zukauskaite (Riga) and Jonas Kuprys (Chicago)

2008 September 5 @ 17:00 - 2008 October 18 @ 12:00
Photography by Jonas Kuprys from the cycle  „Lithuanians in America“ and graphic artworks by Nele Zirnite-Zukauskaite from her exhibit „Valley of love“.  NELE ZIRNITE-ZUKAUSKAITE“VALLEY OF LOVE“The space reminding of a valley is the ideal place for the works. Love for me is the creation giving the opportunity to love in the universal time. It raises the soul above the earthly things, helps to control feelings, gives the opportunity to distance oneself from the everyday uproar, passing passions and wishes.A strong… Find out more »

“A Gift to the Homeland“ by Janina Monkute-Marks in Druskininkai

2008 September 9 @ 15:00 - 2008 October 15 @ 17:00
The textile collection under the title “A Gift to the Homeland“ by Janina Monkute-Marks was exhibited at V. K. Jonynas Gallery in Druskininkai which is the branch of  M. K. Ciurlionis National Art Museum. Find out more »

The Exhibit QUOTATIONS IN TEXTILE: “Frolic of an Angel” & “Shibori – Transformations”

2008 October 24 @ 17:00 - 2008 December 13 @ 12:00
This exhibition introduced the personal dimensional embroidery exhibition "Frolic of an Angel" of Jolanta Šmidtienė, and the exposition „Shibori – Transformations“ of a well-known originator of the shibori technology in Lithuania Jūratė Petruškevičienė. The works of Jūratė Petruškevičienė, as well as young artists and the students of textile using the shibori technology were seen.SHIBORI is the technology of Japanese origin. For hundreds of years this technology has been used in various places of the world; however, the greatest part of… Find out more »

“VITRUM BALTICUM IV. NEW AND YOUNG” International Art Glass Exhibition

2008 December 19 @ 17:00 - 2009 January 31 @ 12:00
An international glass art exhibition VITRUM BALTICUM has been launched in the year 2000 and is being arranged for the fourth time. A part of this exhibition is taken to Kedainiai from Kaunas, where the rest of the exhibition works will be exposed in Kaunas Ceramics museum till 2009 January.VITRUM BALTICUM intension is to review the creative work of lithuanian glass artists in a wider geographical context. For deeper analysis of art phenomena, a comparative aspect is always convenient, therefore… Find out more »

MIRIAM MERAS and ŽIBUNTAS MIKŠYS “Litographs, linoleum block prints and OTHER“

2009 February 6 @ 17:00 - 2009 March 14 @ 12:00
The Museum presented the Exhibition of Miriam Meras and Zibuntas Miksys – two artists of Lithuanian desent that are currently residing in Paris – ”Lithographs, Linoleum Cuts and other“. The exhibition included the colored lithographs of Miriam Meras. The goal of the artist is to show the white surface of the paper and colors, rather than to reproduce her previous paintings or to simulate painting in general. Lithography is a very diverse art form. It is similar to a great… Find out more »

“CREATION C/OD/E” Originality. Synthesis. Technique.

2009 March 20 @ 17:00 - 2009 May 8 @ 12:00
The initiative of the teachers and students of the Leather Art and Design program from the Faculty of Arts, Siauliai University, presented Leather Art Exhibition "CREATIVE C/OD/E. Originality. Synthesis. Technique.“ at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery. The main aim of the exhibition was the younger generation of the artists creativity. The young artists are led by the desire to extend the traditional concept and image of the leather works, linking tradition and modernity, and developing the functional field of leather articles. The… Find out more »

Janina Monkute – Marks Newest Tapestrys “8 SPRINGS, SUMMERS, AUTUMNS and WINTERS”

2009 May 15 @ 17:00 - 2009 September 1 @ 12:00
This exhibition “8 springs, summers, autumns and winters“ introduced Janina Monkute-Marks newest Tapestries.  Also everybody could take a glimpse at the small part of her international textile collection. Quilts, appliques, embroidery, throws and handmade clothing from various exotic countries were displayed at the museum.“8 SPRINGS, SUMMERS, AUTUMNS AND WINTERS”There was a celebration in the museum again – just like during its opening day in 2001. The halls were decorated with Janina’s artworks. People who come to the exhibits more often have… Find out more »

International exhibition “THE WORLD OF DOLLS & WOODLAND FAIRIES“

2009 September 4 @ 17:00 - 2009 October 17 @ 17:00
Artists from Lithuania, Latvia and the United States of America were participating in this exhibit. The exhibit has been extended until October 23, 2009From the 4th of September the inhabitants of Kedainiai get into the wonderful, glamorous and delicate world of dolls and fairies. 38 artists-doll makers from The United States of America, Canada, Lithuania and Latvia participated in this international exhibit. More than a hundred original and artistic dolls were exhibited.Doll makers join various guilds and art organizations so that… Find out more »

Janina Monkute – Marks Newest Tapestrys “8 SPRINGS, SUMMERS, AUTUMNS and WINTERS”

2009 October 2 @ 16:00 - 2009 October 23 @ 12:00
Exhibition at  Anastazija and  Antanas Tamošaičiai Gallery „ŽIDINYS“Gallery hours: Wednesday - Friday 12:00 am - 6:00 pm; Saturday 12:00 am - 4:00 pm; Gallery  Address: Dominikonų g. 15 / 1, Vilnius, Lithuania  Find out more »

Anastazija and Antanas Tamošaitis creative works: TAPESTRIES, PAINTINGS and GRAPHICS

2009 October 30 @ 17:00 - 2009 December 4 @ 12:00
The fruitful life of the spouses Tamošaitis, Anastazija and Antanas, may be divided into two periods: their life in pre-war Lithuania, and in Canada. Anastazija Mažeikaitė – Tamošaitienė (1910 – 1991) and Antanas Tamošaitis (1906 – 2005) were brought together and united by a common goal - to spread Lithuanian culture, to promote Lithuanian folk art, and to bring it back as a vital force in contemporary life.From the moment they met in the early 1930s, they marched on shoulder-to-shoulder… Find out more »

“Moccasins at Janina‘s: Native American Poets in J. Monkutė-Marks Museum in Kėdainiai”

2009 November 28 @ 12:00 - 16:00
The program of the event:The museum members’ meeting open to the public: financial and program report of 2009; a presentation and screening of a film about Janina Monkutė-Marks (USA) and a picture show of the screening in the USA.A performance by the young poets from Santa Fe Indian School „Spoken Word“ Team (New Mexico, USA). Poets from Navajo and Tohono O‘odham nations presented their poetry and songs and turned the show into a creative interaction with the… Find out more »

International summary exhibition “KAUNAS BIENNIAL TEXTILE 09“

2009 December 11 @ 17:00 - 2010 January 30 @ 12:00
The International Exhibition "KAUNAS BIENNIAL TEXTILE 09" was presented at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery. The works of 26 Lithuanian, Swedish, Belgian, Italian and Japanese artists from the satellite exhibitions of the Seventh International Kaunas Biennial organized this year ("The Passionate Textile of Lithuania", "Asia-Europe. fiber Arts", "Four Graduates - Four Teachers", Agniete Janusaite-Vitkuniene's persobal exhibition "Portrait Image" and the residential program of the Biennial "Live Examination") were presented in Kedainiai. The film that represents all the events, artists and educational programs… Find out more »

Photography exhibit of “HUMANITY“

2010 February 5 @ 17:00 - 2010 March 20 @ 12:00
Participating photo artists:Aleksandras Macijauskas (Kaunas, Lithuania),Romualdas Pozerskis (Kaunas, Lithuania),Romualdas Rakauskas (Kaunas, Lithuania),Stasys Padalevicius (Kedainiai, Lithuania),Vydas Becelis (Kedainiai, Lithuania).Five photographers participate in the exhibition. All five of them present their works on the same theme of Humanity. Each artist has his own unique understanding of time and place. The way of life, the character and the state of people, the human relationship with nature are the themes of interest. The analysis and the efforts to understand other human beings help us… Find out more »

The bone china exhibit “HERE AND NOW“ by the faculty and students of Kaunas Art Institute Ceramics Department Vilnius Art Academy

2010 March 26 @ 17:00 - 2010 May 14 @ 12:00
From 1931 Kaunas Art Accademy, Ceramic Arts Department was independantly persuing its research and Studies. In 1960 Vilnius National Fine Arts Department and Kaunas Textile and Ceramics Dep. merged. The Kaunas Art Institute is part of Vilnius Fine Arts Accademy. Students can earn bachelors and masters degrees in ceramics. The faculty consists of active creative artists, who are constantly exhibiting in Lithuania and internationally. They are constantly striving to perfect their art. They inspire students to look for new art… Find out more »

“DRAUGAS“, Lithuanian Newspaper Centennial Celebration

2010 May 21 @ 17:00 - 2010 June 5 @ 12:00
"DRAUGAS“, Lithuanian Newspaper Centennial Celebration, presented by the Lithuanian World Community at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery ir Kėdainiai.The exhibit was supported by the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. "Draugas" daily celebrates 100It is hard to believe that last July 12th a Lithuanian daily newspaper “Draugas” in Chicago celebrated 100 years. And what a celebration for a newspaper that is being published continuously, first as a weekly and after few years as a daily. Back in 1909, no one even thought that “Draugas”… Find out more »

The Janina Monkute-Marks artwork collection is displayed at U.S. Embassy in Vilnius

2010 September 1 @ 08:00 - 2011 March 1 @ 17:00
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The exhibit “THE EMBELLISHED TEXTILE” of handwoven tapestries and coats by USA artist JON ERIC RIIS

2010 September 3 @ 17:00 - 2010 October 23 @ 12:00
The exhibit was supported by the American center of the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania and Kedainiai District Municipality.Atlanta (Georgia, USA) resident and a globally recognized master of tapestry Jon Eric Riis is presenting a collection of works from the last decade under the title “The Embellished Textile” (“Papuosta tekstile“). The artist, whose works have been purchased by the different museums (Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Columbia Museum of Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art, American Museum of Arts and… Find out more »

The exhibit by three renown Lithuanian Fiber Artists: Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė – “MYTHS AND REALITY“, Jūratė Petruškevičienė – “PAST TIME“, Gaila Akelienė – “MY HIDING MUSIC“

2010 November 5 @ 17:00 - 2010 December 31 @ 12:00
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JŪRATĖ PETRUŠKEVIČIENĖ “PAST TIME“ The anniversary exhibition is the sign of my respect and love for the old Lithuanian textile industry. All the best examples of this exhibition are kept at the museum funds, but I wanted to touch the ones that are scattered in dusty attics, lost, stained, a little tattered, discolored and almost unnecessary. The aim of my work is not only to touch the heritage precious to all of us once again, but also to provide the new… Find out more »

The International Graphic Art exhibition “STRONG WATER” presented in Riga, Latvia and exhibition “MYSTERIOUS GRAPHICS” by well-known Lithuanian graphic artist Egidijus Rudinskas

2011 January 7 @ 17:00 - 2011 February 19 @ 12:00
INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC ART EXHIBITION "STRONG WATER”Project "STRONG WATER” retains and further develops open workshop idea by “Etching guild” enforcing enlightening master class program in “LMS experimental etching workshop” and organizing international exhibitions.The emphasis is on copperplate printing technique with unrepeatable charm – etching – being one of the most sounding graphic techniques, which also is that conjunctive part in the sea of variously creative expressions.   Each etching master has his own experience with “strong water” (Aqua forte, which in translation from… Find out more »

The graduation artworks exhibition “THE LOOK OF TIME” of Textile Department of Vilnius Academy of Arts and Textile Department of Kaunas Faculty of Arts of Vilnius Academy of Arts

2011 February 25 @ 17:00 - 2011 April 9 @ 12:00
THE FINAL WORKS OF THE STUDENTS FROM THE TEXTILE DEPARTMENT OF VILNIUS ACADEMY OF ARTS IN THE EXHIBITION "THE LOOK OF TIME"The Textile Department of Vilnius Academy of Arts has been exercising the educational activities for 70 years already. The solid foundation of the artistic textile that had been formed in the Textile Department during the Soviet occupation provided Lithuanian textile with an exclusive right to conquer the Soviet Union art and with the help of socially neutral decorative works… Find out more »

Leather art exhibition “The Art Partnership. LEATHER. Original, Dynamic, Active”

2011 April 15 @ 17:00 - 2011 May 28 @ 12:00
In Lithuania, the environment for the creative development of the leather art has been offered by the Faculty of Arts of Siaulai University, as well as Justinas Vienozinskis Art Faculty of Kaunas College. Here the distinctive and unique professional studies of this genre of art have been developed, the old tradition of the leather art have been continued and new trends in the leather design have been formed. In the exhibition a visitor can witness the search of the leather… Find out more »

Anniversary EXHIBITION of GIFT WORKS & An exhibition of new tapestries “A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND” by Janina Monkute-Marks

2011 June 11 @ 10:00 - 2011 September 3 @ 12:00
THE EXHIBITION OF GIFT WORKSThe museum's mission is the cultural and educational commitment: to share with people the life of art, to present the dynamics and diversity of creative work, to take part in the country‘s and Kedainiai cultural life through organizing exhibitions, symposia, lectures, literary evenings, musical concerts and  educational philanthropy projects.This time, on the occasion of the decade of its existance, Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery shares with you, dear visitors, the artistic heritage cumulated during the ten years. The… Find out more »

CELEBRATE our 10 year anniversary at the Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery!

2011 June 11 @ 17:00 - 21:00
Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery celebrated 10 year anniversary. Big, extraordinary celebration was held In June 11, 2011. Guests, members, patrons and Marks family were able to participate in various arts & crafts, games and new exhibition opening, see dance shows, hear music concert, taste feast.Outdoor celebration free to the community.Programme:Angels' art crafts; Game "Travel in Lithuania"; Museum logo making; Common knotted; Photo wall; Drawing caricatures; Coloring; Charades; Feast.Performed: Mantas Jankavičius, "Ritmas kitaip", Vidmatas Valantiejus, Arijus Šukys, Boys group from Krakes Cultural Center… Find out more »

EVENING TO THANK VOLUNTEERS

2011 August 26 @ 18:00 - 22:00
Museum is open for those who love art. There was and will be a lot of exhibitions, events, art education projects and every time we welcome volunteers. This evening was dedicated to them: to thank, award and congratulate.Program:• Gratitude; • Volunteers' hand stamping; • Museum events reportage review;Games: • The mummies; • Throw and hit; • Balloon fight; • Limbo; • Drawing with eyes closed; • Colourful post; • "YES & NO"A performance by • Vidmantas Valantiejus & Arijus Šukys;… Find out more »

Lithuanian Artists’ Association Synoptical Painting Exhibition “THE LOOK AT YOURSELF”

2011 September 9 @ 17:00 - 2011 October 25 @ 12:00
Lithuanian Artists’ AssociationSynoptical Painting Exhibition"THE LOOK AT YOURSELF“The synoptical exhibition of Lithuanian painters provides the opportunity to see new artistic discoveries, and to compare them with the works from the previous years. This exhibition is something like the painters’ annual report, a certain test of the creative pulse. Until now, this kind of exhibitions had been organized as “fetched up”, and had been attended by the members of the section from the Lithuanian Artists’ Association alone. This year, it has… Find out more »

OPEN DOORS DAY – Janina Monkute-Marks birthday

2011 September 21 @ 10:00 - 18:00
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Lithuanian Artists from USA “TO LITHUANIA WITH LOVE”

2011 November 4 @ 17:00 - 2011 December 31 @ 12:00
Lithuanian Artists from USA"TO LITHUANIA - WITH LOVE"The islet, which has been able to survive in the exile for more than 50 years.            Ciurlionis Gallery was opened in the Youth Center on October 20, 1957. Thus, the next year it will celebrate its 55th anniversary of existence. Its founding documents were signed by the artists Zenonas Kolba (1909-1972), Mikas J. Sileikis (1893-1987) and Antanas Skupas (Cooper, 1907-1992).The main aim of the Gallery was to gather the works of the Lithuanian artists… Find out more »

FANCY-BALL

2011 December 10 @ 16:00 - 22:00
FANCY-BALL for museum Sponsors, Members and Volunteers was held on DECEMBER 10, 2011. It was the way to greet and thank for everyone.Gymnastic show, live music concert, rhymed stories, games, feast, dance and good mood. Find out more »

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION OF THREE ARTISTS: Vetre Antanaviciute “INDIA. INDIAN STORIES & SENSE OF COLOR“, Donatas Brandisauskas “PEOPLE OF DEER – SIBERIAN OROCHENS”, Vytautas Daraskevicius “IMPRESSIONS FROM CHINA”.

2012 January 6 @ 17:00 - 2012 February 24 @ 12:00
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Vetre Antanaviciute“INDIA. INDIAN STORIES & SENSE OF COLOR”India is an expressive, colorful, interesting country full of contrasts with many differences and similarities, which, however, cannot be judged at first sight. The author shows the photographs created during the journey across the far-away country via not the usual tourist routes, but to the places where the real Indian life can be seen. “Only by overcoming the first shock – the crowds of thousands of people, dust and stench, the persistently… Find out more »

Competitive exhibition “THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD”

2012 March 2 @ 17:00 - 2012 April 7 @ 17:00
The seven wonders of the world are the most famous constructions of the Ancient world, a list of which was composed by the Antique Greek poet Antipater of Sidon in the 2nd century BC. Later, when the humanity became better acquainted with the world, the list was extended for several times, including natural miracles, as well. However, what each of us would name as a miracle if the answer was not limited by any frames? The exhibition features the artworks… Find out more »

SMALL SIZE WORKS Fiber Art from ASIA and EUROPE

2012 April 13 @ 17:00 - 2012 June 15 @ 12:00
THE FABULOUS CREATIONS BY DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES AND OF DIFFERENT FIBERS FROM TWO CONTINENTS.This international exhibition has great significance. 147 works by 90 artists from 22 countries: Switzerland, The Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Ireland, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Hungary, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Estonia, England, Romania, Japan, Indonezia, Korea, Malaysia.The participants from different regions and different cultures make this exhibit one of our most worldly events for 2012. The environment, philosophy of life, as well as other factors, form the background… Find out more »

Exhibition “A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND” Painting, graphics and textile artworks by Janina Monkutė-Marks

2012 June 23 @ 10:00 - 2012 August 31 @ 12:00
Janina Monkutė-Marks (1923 – 2010)"A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND"Janina Monkutė-Marks was born in Radviliškis, on September 21st in Lithuania, passed away on November 13rd.She studied in Pagėgiai Primary and Secondary School. In 1939 – 1941 she continued her studies in the High School, in Kėdainiai. In 1941 Janina Marks entered the drama studio in Kaunas Drama Theatre. While studying there she finished The Fifth High School in Kaunas.In the autumn of 1944 Janina moved to Germany.In 1945-1947 she studied archaeology,… Find out more »

The 5th Lithuanian Textile Art Biennial “I ME MINE”

2012 September 7 @ 17:00 - 2012 October 20 @ 12:00
The 5th textile biennial "I Me Mine" hold in Vilnius gallery "Arka" is dedicated to the problem of unique nature of artist's existence. We are happy to show this exposition to art lovers of Kedainiai. The artists participating in the exhibition scrutinize the link between individuality and individualism, the division between uniqueness and banality, they reveal their experiences, considering radical situations, significance of the present and the past, as well as aesthetical outlook in personal creation. They try to answer… Find out more »

OPEN DOORS DAY – Janina Monkute-Marks birthday

2012 September 21 @ 10:00 - 18:00
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NEW JANINA MONKUTE-MARKS ART EXHIBITION

2012 September 21 @ 10:00 - 2012 December 5 @ 12:00
The exhibition displayed the artist's tapestries, embroidery, painting, ceramics and part of her accumulated collection, which includes masks, costume pieces, Indian tapestries, sculptures. Also visitors could find Janina Monkute-Marks looms.We invited the museum visitors to weave tapestry by Janina Monkute-Marks sketch. Find out more »

Exhibition by three Fiber Artists: Lina Jonikė “SHE LIKES TOMATOES”, Jūratė Kazakevičiūtė “ARCHETYPE PINPRICKS”, Liucija J. Kryževičienė – Hutcheon “DIARY PAGES – CITY”

2012 October 26 @ 17:00 - 2012 December 8 @ 12:00
Lina Jonikė"SHE LIKES TOMATOES"I have started to take an interest in experience and myths connected with tomatoes in 2007.This fruit is linked with Lithuanian style of living, family healthy\unhealthy eating habits and petty market-gardening traditions which are disappearing and seem to occupy the balconies of blockflats. A tomato in my work is a symbol giving a possibility to develop a talk and through it to get to know a person you deal with.I present several examples of… Find out more »

Presentation of a new book for kids “JORE AND THE KINGDOM OF FLUFFIES”

2012 November 17 @ 12:00 - 15:00
We invited everyone to the presentation of a new book for kids "Jore and the Kingdom of Fluffies" (Jore ir siausiuku karalija). The presentation was attended by the author of the book Lina Krukauskiene, the Illustrator Giedre Seniuniene, as well as the Director and Editor of the publishing house Nijanga. Book excerpts were read by an actor and the audience rejoiced at the music played by a Young violinist. Find out more »

Annual meeting of the members and a Mask Carnival

2012 December 1 @ 17:00 - 20:00
The Janina Monkute-Marks Museum hosted an annual meeting of the members and a mask carnival. The Museum introduced an activity report for the year and plans for the future. The concert, artistic workshops and games were organized. The event was presented by the singer Kestutis Valionis. Find out more »

Contest of the Christmas – New Year card

2012 December 14 @ 17:00 - 2013 February 2 @ 12:00
After a three-year break we organized a contest of the Christmas – New Year cards once again. All the pupils of Kedainiai District schools and high schools, as well as students, were invited to participate in this contest. The authors of the best cards were awarded on December 14, at the day of an opening of the International Christmas Exhibition "Angels". The most beautiful cards were printed and sent to the friends, members and sponsors of the Museum residing in… Find out more »

International Christmas Exhibition “ANGELS”

2012 December 14 @ 17:00 - 2013 February 2 @ 12:00
A fabulous selection of 87 artworks created using different techniques and different styles have been selected for this exhibition. The exhibition includes 52 artists from 12 countries, such as: England, Estonia, Italy, the U.S., Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Romania, Finland, France, and Switzerland.Grand Sponsor: UAB "INDEEL"Christmas is a wonderful time of a year transfused with mysterious mood, sincere love, well-wishing attention to those close to you, the words of gratitude and a warm family feeling. It is said that white… Find out more »

Exhibition by five young Fiber Artists “MANIPULATIONS”

2013 February 8 @ 17:00 - 2013 March 30 @ 12:00
Opening reception: Friday, February 8, 5:00 pm, 2013 at Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery.Authors of Exhibit: Renata Vinckevičiūtė Monika Kreivė Mantas Televičius Greta GritėnaitėAleksandra GlušinaitėManipulation is a secret psychological impact on another person. Actually, manipulations can be observed everywhere where no logic is seen, and this is such a common way of communication that often we even fail to notice it. We are surrounded by objects and people. Houses, trees, furniture, cans, neighbors, friends, relatives and our loved ones – they all… Find out more »

Three exhibitions: “CODE-MM” – Paintings by Modestas Malinauskas. “STONINESSES” – Paintings and sculptures by Antanas Adomaitis. “COLORIFIC LIFE” – Paintings and sculptures by Julius Urbanavicius.

2013 April 5 @ 17:00 - 2013 May 25 @ 12:00
Opening reception: Friday, April 5, 2013, 5:00 pm at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery.S          U          A        K        M        E      N       E        E       J      I       M      A      I  .... AKMENE (THE CITY OF STONES) – I was neither born nor died here, but as the inscription shows I am in this place.MENEEJIMAI (RECOLLECTIONS) – I also have my body, I have the reason and the place where I am able to be and… Find out more »

Exhibition of GIFT WORKS

2013 May 31 @ 17:00 - 2013 July 13 @ 12:00
The fabulous creations by different techniques and of different fibers by 70 artists from 14 countries: Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Belgium, France, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, England, Japan, USA, Indonesia.The museum’s mission is the cultural and educational commitment: to share with people the life of art, to present the dynamics and diversity of creative work, to take part in the country’s and Kedainiai cultural life through organizing exhibitions, symposia, lectures, literary evenings, musical concerts and educational philanthropy projects.This time… Find out more »

Exhibition “A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND” Painting, graphics and textile artworks by Janina Monkutė-Marks

2013 July 19 @ 08:00 - 2013 August 31 @ 17:00
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Janina Monkutė-Marks (1923 – 2010)"A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND"Janina Monkutė-Marks was born in Radviliškis, on September 21st in Lithuania, passed away on November 13rd.She studied in Pagėgiai Primary and Secondary School. In 1939 – 1941 she continued her studies in the High School, in Kėdainiai. In 1941 Janina Marks entered the drama studio in Kaunas Drama Theatre. While studying there she finished The Fifth High School in Kaunas. In the autumn of 1944 Janina moved to Germany. In 1945-1947 she studied archaeology,… Find out more »

An event of Kedainiai Film Studio “AMATEUR”

2013 August 10 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Kedainiai District Municipality celebrated the 641tst birthday of the City. During the festival an event of Kedainiai Film Studio “Amateur” was organized in the Museum. Three historical films were presented and discussions took place. Find out more »

Janina Monkute-Marks “A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND” in Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

2013 August 20 @ 14:00 - 2013 September 2 @ 10:00
After ten years an exhibition dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of Janina Monkute -Marks was opened for the second time in Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. The exhibition was offered and sponsored by Vydas Gedvilas, Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. The event was started with a concert of kankles (a Lithuanian plucked string musical instrument) players from Kedainiai Music School.The exhibition was opened and congratulated by Vydas Gedvilas, Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic… Find out more »

Collection of Panevėžys international ceramic symposiums

2013 September 6 @ 17:00 - 2013 October 12 @ 17:00
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Opening reception: Friday, September 6, 2013, 5:00 pm at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery.Authors of the Exhibition: Juris Bergins (Latvia), Eugenijus Čibinskas (Lithuania), Ilze Emse-Grinberga (Latvia), Yu-ying Huang (Taiwan ), Jurgita Jasinskaitė (Lithuania), Juozas Lebednykas (Lithuania), Lluis Soler Llambrich (Catalonia, Spain ), Kęstutis Musteikis (Lithuania), Frederick L. Olsen (USA), Paulien Ploeger (The Hetherlands), Egidijus Radvenskas (Lithuania), Aldona Skudraitė (Lithuania), Sergey Sorinsky (Russia), Annika Teder (Estonia), Billie Jean Theide (USA), Rimas VisGirda (USA), Valdas Pukevičius (Lithuania).Sponsor: Art salon "Stiklių namas"The Panevėžys Civic Art… Find out more »

90th ANNIVERSARY of Janina Monkute-Marks

2013 September 21 @ 15:00 - 18:00
On September 21, the 90th Anniversary of Janina Monkute -Marks was celebrated. Director of the Museum Dalia introduced the event program and a string ensemble played Janina’s favorite pieces of classical music. Many interesting moments of Janina’s life captured in photographs were exhibited. The room was decorated with little birdies – a favorite symbol of the artist often used in her creations. The event received a considerable attention of the members and visitors of the Museum.We were congratulated by the Deputy… Find out more »

Educational Photo Exhibition “WILD WILD WEST” by Zinas Kazenas-Zika

2013 October 4 @ 17:00 - 2013 November 10 @ 17:00
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This cowboy culture-inspired exhibition “Wild Wild West” by Zinas Kazenas is a part of the educational program “Reflections of the American Culture at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum” funded by the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania. All visitors were invited to come in the cowboy clothing. During the opening a competition was held, and Asta, Curator of the Museum, was voted the best dressed in the cowboy clothing. Many prizes in the quiz including questions related to the U.S. and cowboy-culture were awarded.… Find out more »

The exhibition “Antanas Tamosaitis and his Environment”

2013 October 17 @ 08:00 - 2014 January 25 @ 17:00
Anastazija and Antanas Tamosaiciai Gallery “Zidinys” celebrated the decade since its founding. The exhibition “Antanas Tamosaitis and his Environment”, which consisted of the works created by author himself, his wife Anastazija and students, including Janina Monkute-Marks, was organized. From the funds of the Museum two works of art were provided for the exhibition.   Find out more »

Educational Fiber Art Exhibition “OF LAND AND SEA” by Regina V. Palaityte Benson (USA)

2013 October 18 @ 17:00 - 2013 December 7 @ 12:00
This exhibition is a part of the educational program "Reflections of the American Culture at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum".Sponsor: U.S. Embassy Vilnius, LithuaniaRegina V. Palaityte Benson is an artist working primarily in the textile medium creating art quilts, wall hangings, sculptures and installations using her own surface designed cloth. Her primary sources of inspiration come from her natural surroundings; going so far as to actually create her works directly on the landscape in all kinds of weather and seasonal conditions. She… Find out more »

The report of Janina Monkute-Marks museum activity in USA

2013 November 1 @ 17:30 - 20:00
In early November, the museum director Dalia went to Chicago to present cultural report of the museum for members, supporters and patrons, who lives in USA. The event was held in order to commemorate Janina Monkute-Marks 90th birth anniversary. Find out more »

The first Painting and Drawing Exhibition “SEARCHINGS” by young artist Andrius Paulavičius

2013 November 15 @ 17:00 - 2013 November 28 @ 12:00
Opening reception: 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 15, 2013at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery. Find out more »

Graphics works of Janina Monkute-Marks in Radviliskis

2013 November 21 @ 16:00 - 2013 December 18 @ 17:00
Graphics works of Janina Monkute-Marks were exhibited in her hometown - Radviliskis. The Public Library of Radviliskis District Municipality organized an exhibition devoted to the 90th Anniversary of Janina Monkute -Marks.  Find out more »

Annual Meeting of the Museum Members and Donors

2013 November 29 @ 17:00 - 19:00
The annual report of year 2013 for the Museum members was organised. Financial and cultural reports were presented during this event. Find out more »

International Christmas Exhibition “BLACK LIGHT 2 – EXPERIMENTS”

2013 December 13 @ 15:00 - 2014 February 15 @ 10:00
“BLACK LIGHT“ is a contemporary art exhibition which has been presented in various European cities already for several years.In summer of 2005 a group of Lithuanian textile artists (Laima Oržekauskienė, Inga Likšaitė, Almyra Bartkevičiūtė - Weigel, Jolanta Šmidtienė) were invited to take part in the international exhibition “Advertising Art in the Black Light” in Berlin. There the artists works from various countries were exhibited in the underground station. The Lithuanian presentation stood out not only for their technical variety, individuality… Find out more »

Lifestyle book presentation

2013 December 18 @ 17:00 - 19:00
The presentation of lifestyle book "The best book" of Jurgita Vilcinskiene and  Irma Vilčinskienė was held in Janina Monkute-Marks museum. The presentation was featured by Arvydas Vilcinskas songs. During the event it was possible to purchase the book. Find out more »

Exhibition of Art Glass Works “POETRY OF LIGHT” by Indre Stulgaite-Kriukiene and Remigijus Kriukas

2014 February 21 @ 17:00 - 2014 April 12 @ 12:00
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Opening reception: 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 21, 2014  at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-GalleryClosing date: April 12, 2014.INDRE STULGAITE-KRIUKIENE2001-2005 – Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Kaunas Art Faculty. Department of Glass. Bachelor's Degree.2005-2007 – Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Kaunas Art Faculty. Department of Glass. Master‘s Degree. 2007-2009 – Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts. The third level university studies in art (art licentiate studies). Art Licenciate Degree.From 2009 member of Lithuania Artist‘s Union.Since 2002 has been taking an active part in exhibitions, symposiums, festivals, competitions in… Find out more »

Exhibition of paintings and photogravure etchings “HEARTBEATS OF THE COSMOS“ by three artists from three continents

2014 April 18 @ 17:00 - 2014 June 7 @ 12:00
Opening reception: 5:00 pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-GalleryClosing date: June 7, 2014.Artists:ROMAN KAMES (France)HISAKO KOBAYASHI (USA)PETER MILLER (Japan)Sponsor: Art salon “Stiklių namas”Asian art in its migration to the rest of the world draws on a vast antiquity, yet is adapted by the three artists in this exhibit in ways that make it accessible to all.The inter-penetration of natural forms and human emotions distinguishes their work - Roman Kames' cosmic forms, Hisako Kobayashi's flowing currents, and Peter… Find out more »

Flute class concert of Kedainiai Music School

2014 May 10 @ 12:00 - 14:00
Teacher Julija MaksimecAccompanists: Asta Černikauskienė and Aelita Petrauskienė. Find out more »

European Night of Museums “KALEIDOSCOPE”

2014 May 17 @ 18:00 - 23:00
This was the ninth time when Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery participated in European Night of Museums project. Extraordinary artistic event was held in the museum park.FREE EVENTPROGRAM:6:00 pm – 10:00 pmThe museum inside expositionsArts & Crafts:“Kaleidoscope”“Ceramics”“Day – Night”“Kites”“Weaving with...”“Brooches”“Mosaic”“The World X”“# SELFIE”“Beauty salon”Action “The avant-garde painting”game “Grass twister”Outdoor expositions: Arts and crafts exhibition; 7:00 pmTheater: Kedainiai cultural center children and youth theater studio “Flight of imagination”. Performance for the whole family “Wind City Tales” (by G. Adomaitytė tale, 2013.) Dir. Genovaitė… Find out more »

Exhibition by teachers of Vilnius J.Vienožinskis Art School “EXPRESSION – POP”

2014 June 11 @ 10:00 - 2014 July 13 @ 10:00
Peers, colleagues, the fold, fellow-speakers (all exhibitors are teachers at J.Vienožinskis Art School), representatives of almost the same trend of art – this way we perhaps are able to describe the context of this exhibition. However, this is only a joke. In fact, this is not a manifestation exhibition of any trend of art or any artistic group. This is an experience and common approach towards creation as a connecting element of Vilnius artists, who are united by more or… Find out more »

Exhibition “A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND” Painting, graphics and textile artworks by Janina Monkutė-Marks

2014 July 18 @ 10:00 - 2014 August 31 @ 10:00
Janina Monkutė-Marks (1923 – 2010)"A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND"Janina Monkutė-Marks was born in Radviliškis, on September 21st in Lithuania, passed away on November 13rd.She studied in Pagėgiai Primary and Secondary School. In 1939 – 1941 she continued her studies in the High School, in Kėdainiai. In 1941 Janina Marks entered the drama studio in Kaunas Drama Theatre. While studying there she finished The Fifth High School in Kaunas. In the autumn of 1944 Janina moved to Germany. In 1945-1947 she studied archaeology,… Find out more »

INVITATION FOR ARTISTS to participate in International Christmas Exhibition of Art Dolls “THE KINGDOM OF DOLLS”

2014 August 12 @ 08:00 - 2014 November 23 @ 17:00
Estimated duration of the exhibition: December 5, 2014, to January 31, 2015.Where: Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery.Contact information: J.Basanaviciaus 45, LT-57182 Kedainiai, Lithuania; Tel. (+370 347) 57398, fax. (+370 347) 60270, mob. +370 686 32992, e-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.lt, www.jmm-muziejus.comTheme:Since Christmas is a wonderful time of the year full of a mysterious atmosphere, sincere love, well-wishing, attention to people close to you, as well as words of gratitude and a warm family feeling, traditionally during this festive period Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery organizes specialized selective… Find out more »

(Lithuanian) JAV SAUSUMOS PAJĖGŲ EUROPOJE ORKESTRO PUČIAMŲJŲ INSTRUMENTŲ KVINTETO KONCERTAS

2014 August 23 @ 13:00 - 14:00
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Annual Survey Exhibition of Vilnius Painters “COLOURS OF FREEDOM”

2014 September 5 @ 17:00 - 2014 October 18 @ 15:00
Annual synoptical exhibition of  Vilnius painters COLOURS OF FREEDOM is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Lithuanian Nationalist Revival. On March 3, 1989, Lithuanian National Awakening (since 1990 – Lithuanian Nationalist Revival) was officially registered as an organization. Members of the steering group included a large number of artists: writers, actors, poets, musicians, composers, filmmakers, architects, philosophers, journalists and scientists. Members of the steering group of Lithuanian Nationalist Revival included several well-knownartists–Bronius Leonavicius and Arvydas Saltenis. Lithuania was the first… Find out more »

Educational event “Colors of American and Lithuanian Cinema” Part 1

2014 September 25 @ 15:00 - 17:00
September 25th, 3:00 pm at Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery was organized an educational event and meeting with a teacher from Vytautas Magnus University -   Jaq Greenspon. He is screenwriter and actor who has worked for more than 10 years in Hollywood. Guest not only talked about the history of the American cinema, introduced the first Hollywood film stars, shared his experience, but also conducted a creative script writing workshop. The event was attended by Kėdainiai "Atžalynas" and Kedainiai "Šviesioji" gymnasium students, museum volunteers and members, and the… Find out more »

Educational event “Colors of American and Lithuanian Cinema” Part 2

2014 October 1 @ 16:00 - 18:00
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October 1st, 4:00 pm at Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery was organized an educational event and meeting with young and talented Lithuanian animator - Meinardas Valkevicius. He presented a brief history of animation history, including well-known Lithuanian artists. Moreover, Meinardas Valkevicius told about the secrets of animators' work, introduced with his own artworks - cartoons.This event is a part of the project "Colorful USA in the middle of Lithuania". Find out more »

Educational event “Reflections of American Fashion”

2014 October 22 @ 15:00 - 17:00
October 22nd, 3:00 pm at Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery was organized an educational event and meeting with designer Jolanta Talaikyte. The lecturer talked about American fashion history and its famous designers. During this activity the participants were included into a workshop. They were introduced to the fashion design by making their own designs.This event is a part of the project "Colorful USA in the middle of Lithuania". Find out more »

Exhibition “TEXTILE X” of the VI Biennial of Lithuanian Textile Art

2014 October 24 @ 17:00 - 2014 November 30 @ 15:00
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    An objective of the Sixth Lithuanian Textile Art Biennial “TEXTILE X” is to reflect trends of Lithuanian textile art, traditions of textile art, modern quests, nuances of the generation change; to issue and to present the exhibition catalog as an input to the promotion and dissemination of textile art.       The Biennial concept hides the following intrigue – what is contemporary Lithuanian textile like, what are the trends of its development, what is the professional field of interest, what traditions… Find out more »

ATTENTION – CREATIVE COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS FROM THE SCHOOLS

2014 October 28 @ 08:00 - 2014 November 15 @ 17:00
Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery realizes a project which was sponsored by the American Embassy in Lithuania, called "Colorful USA in the middle of Lithuania". The aim of the project - to introduce the colorful America through the tolerance to different cultures and types of art. Creative Competition. We organize the creative competition in which we invite students from the schools in Kedainiai District to participate. The competition theme is an artistic  interpretation of the Indian and Amish communities Arts. Works influenced by authenticity… Find out more »

Educational event “Modern Scrapbooking Workshop”

2014 November 6 @ 16:00 - 18:00
November 6th, 4:00 pm at Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery was organized an educational event "Modern Scrapbooking Workshop". Artist Ernesta Liužinienė from "Island of Guest" intraduced participants with modern scrapping, which has been revived in America and was very popular at one point of the time in the past. This event is a part of the project “Colorful USA in the middle of Lithuania”. Find out more »

Exhibition “Colorful USA in the middle of Lithuania”

2014 November 26 @ 10:00 - 2014 December 10 @ 18:00
Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery realizes a project which was sponsored by the American Embassy in Lithuania, called "Colorful USA in the middle of Lithuania". The aim of the project - to introduce the colorful America through the tolerance to different cultures and types of art. It was organized the creative competition in which we invited students from the schools in Kedainiai District to participate. The competition theme was an artistic  interpretation of the Indian and Amish communities Arts. Works influenced by authenticity and… Find out more »

Annual Meeting of the Museum Members and Donors

2014 November 27 @ 17:00 - 19:00
The annual report of year 2014 for the Museum members was organised. Financial and cultural reports were presented during this event. Find out more »

Christmas Exhibition “THE KINGDOM OF DOLLS”

2014 December 5 @ 17:00 - 2015 January 31 @ 15:00
Since Christmas is a wonderful time of the year full of a mysterious atmosphere, sincere love, well-wishing, attention to people close to you, as well as words of gratitude and a warm family feeling, traditionally during this festive period Janina Monkute-Marks museum-gallery organizes specialized selective exhibitions. We invite artists from different fields to create their works for the prepared theme of the exhibition. In 2012 was organised the international Christmas exhibition  ”Angels”, in 2013 – the international Christmas exhibition “Black Light 2 – Experiments”… Find out more »

Dalia Minkeviciene-Jazdauskiene – the winner of the Cultural Prize of Kedainiai Region

2014 December 18 @ 16:00 - 18:00
Kedainiai District Municipality organized the celebration in Kedainiai Multicultural Center. Mayor Rimantas Diliunas from Kedainiai District Municipality awarded a prize for the implementation of new and original forms of cultural activities, cultural educational work with the inhabitants of the region, especially with young people, as well as their active participation in cultural activities. Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania Sarunas Birutis expressed gratitude for the sincere work and fostering of a culture.  Find out more »

Contemporary Textile Art Exhibition “ASIA – EUROPE 2”

2015 February 6 @ 17:00 - 2015 April 4 @ 15:00
THE TRAVELING EXHIBITION “ASIA-EUROPE 2”Erny Piret, curator of the exhibitions “Asia-Europe”.The fiber art is pluralThe creation is uniqueThe technique is essentialI created the exhibitions “Asia-Europe” to seal my remarkable friendship with Kakuko Ishii. She generously invited me to participate in different exhibitions organized at Fukuoka. She recommended me numerous artists without imposing them. She was a precious help for the translations to Japanese.I have taken the charge of the exhibition ASIA-EUROPE II in a new and daring way. I have… Find out more »

Janina Monkute-Marks graphics and painting exhibition in Truskava

2015 March 3 @ 17:00 - 2015 May 30 @ 14:00
Janina Monkutė-Marks was born in Radviliškis, on September 21st in Lithuania, passed away on November 13rd.She studied in Pagėgiai Primary and Secondary School. In 1939 – 1941 she continued her studies in the High School, in Kėdainiai. In 1941 Janina Marks entered the drama studio in Kaunas Drama Theatre. While studying there she finished The Fifth High School in Kaunas.In the autumn of 1944 Janina moved to Germany.In 1945-1947 she studied archaeology, art history and Romans languages at Innsbruck University… Find out more »

Sculpture and Assemblage Exhibition “WHAT I BELIEVE IN”

2015 April 10 @ 17:00 - 2015 May 30 @ 15:00
VLADIMIRAS  NIKONOVAS“For me a painter is like a mythical creature, an eccentric alchemist, who actualize their spiritual energy and creates a new object which connects the generosity of diversity and the fullness of peace, the matter and the spirit, the truth of life and the elements of Eternity in a manner known only to them.”This thought of Algirdas Steponavicius perfectly describes the artist Vladimiras Nikonovas and his artworks. Due to a permanent connection between the inner and the outer, the… Find out more »

INTERNATIONAL EUROPEAN MUSEUM NIGHT “AVANT-GARDE EXPERIENCE”

2015 May 16 @ 10:00 - 18:00
PROGRAM:10 a.m. – 9 p.m.Free admission to the Museum exhibitions (the exhibition of sculptures and assemblages “What I Believe In”. Participants of the exhibition: V. Nikonovas, R. Incirauskas, and J. Lebednykas. The exhibition by Janina Monkute-Marks will also be open). The exhibit of avant-garde artworks.6 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.The opening of a new sculpture “Puzzle” by R.Sirvelis in the Museum park. Relays and games related to the Museum and park sculptures.6 p.m. – 9 p.m.Creative workshops, actions and games:Action. Take a… Find out more »

Exhibition “A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND” Painting, graphics and textile artworks by Janina Monkutė-Marks

2015 June 5 @ 10:00 - 2015 July 12 @ 15:00
Janina Monkutė-Marks (1923 – 2010)“A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND”Janina Monkutė-Marks was born in Radviliškis, on September 21st in Lithuania, passed away on November 13rd.She studied in Pagėgiai Primary and Secondary School. In 1939 – 1941 she continued her studies in the High School, in Kėdainiai. In 1941 Janina Marks entered the drama studio in Kaunas Drama Theatre. While studying there she finished The Fifth High School in Kaunas. In the autumn of 1944 Janina moved to Germany. In 1945-1947 she studied archaeology, art… Find out more »

THE EXHIBITION OF GIFT WORKS

2015 July 17 @ 10:00 - 2015 August 30 @ 15:00
THE EXHIBITION OF GIFT WORKSThe museum's mission is the cultural and educational commitment: to share with people the life of art, to present the dynamics and diversity of creative work, to take part in the country‘s and Kedainiai cultural life through organizing exhibitions, symposia, lectures, literary evenings, musical concerts and educational philanthropy projects.This time Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery shares with you, dear visitors, the artistic heritage cumulated during the fourteen years. The exposition consists of textile, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, prints,… Find out more »

The IX International Biennial of Textile Miniatures “OUT OF THE BOX”

2015 September 4 @ 17:00 - 2015 October 17 @ 15:00
The concept of the exhibition is based on a metaphor meaning a creative, non-standard thinking, based on new ideas, rejecting the old rules, allowed limits and practices; expanding beyond constrained space, as if from the box, to broader field of ideas, thoughts and associations. A Box is a symbol of regulations, limitations and set rules; in English language it also has a figurative idiomatic meaning - "to develop ideas that are different and unusual". Getting out of the box means… Find out more »

BALTIC SIGNS IN TEXTILE

2015 October 23 @ 17:00 - 2015 December 5 @ 15:00
The Exhibition „Baltic Signs in Textile“ is organizedin the context of the Project “Different Textile”, which since 2009 has been held each year by the Lithuanian Artists’ Union, Kaunas Branch, Textile Section. The main objective and mission of the Project is to spread the ideas of textile art in the regions of Lithuania (as well as neighboring countries) located away from the cultural and artistic centers.This year’s theme of the Exhibition actualizes the cultural heritage of our nation. Since the… Find out more »

CONTEST OF THE CHRISTMAS CARD

2015 November 1 @ 08:00 - 2016 January 2 @ 15:00
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Museum members meeting

2015 November 27 @ 17:00
Dear Members of the museumYou are cordially invited to attend the museum members meeting event on Friday, November 27, 5:00 pm at Janina Monkutė-Marks Museum-Gallery. Financial and cultural reports of 2015 will be presented. You will be involved in interactive educational activities and pleasant communication.The Museum Staff Find out more »

Workshop of Christmas Decorations

2015 December 3 @ 15:30
Christmas Workshop. Christmas Decorations Creation.Janina Monkute-Marks Museum invites you in Workshop of Christmas Decorations. You will learn to create a varios Christmas decorations. Find out more »

TEXTILE EXHIBITION “THE OLD AND THE NEW”

2015 December 11 @ 17:00 - 2016 January 30 @ 15:00
During this festive period Janina Marks Museum-Gallery has a tradition to organize specialized selective exhibitions, where artists of various fields are invited to participate. In 2012, an international exhibition “Angels” was organized. In 2013, an international exhibition “Black Light 2. Experiments” and in 2014, a Christmas puppet show “Kingdom of Dolls” were held. This year, Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery presents a unique textile exhibition “The Old and the New".In the exhibition “The Old and the New” every textile artist produces two… Find out more »

CHRISTMAS CARDS WORKSHOP

2015 December 12 @ 12:00 - 15:00
Christmas Cards Workshop.Janina Monkute-Marks Museum invites you in Workshop of Christmas Cards. You will learn to create a varios Christmas Cards. Find out more »

Painting and Watercolor Exhibition “COLORED PUDDLES”

2016 February 5 @ 17:00 - 2016 March 25 @ 18:00
The painting and watercolor exhibition “Colored Puddles” features the creations by the following three visual artists of the younger generation: Raminta Ardzeviciene (painting), Edita Tirksliune (painting) and Justina Giastautaite (watercolor). The exhibition is designed for the lovers of good mood and colors. This colorful exhibition presents painting and watercolor artworks of multiple formats and styles. Colorful strokes are a visiting card of this exhibition perceived and conveyed differently by each author.JUSTINA GIASTAUTAITEThe artist was born in Silale City in the… Find out more »

(Lithuanian) KVIETIMAS moksleiviams, gimnazistams ir studentams

2016 March 23 @ 10:00 - 2016 April 30 @ 15:00
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(Lithuanian) KVIETIMAS MUZIKOS MOKYKLOS MOKSLEIVIAMS

2016 April 1 @ 10:00 - 2016 May 20 @ 18:00
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Modern Fashion Exhibition “FUTURE TRADITIONS”

2016 April 1 @ 17:00 - 2016 May 28 @ 15:00
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A retrospective Modern Fashion Exhibition “Future Traditions” by the Department of Costume Design of Vilnius Art Academy (VDA) will be opened at Janina Marks Museum-Gallery.Visitors of the Exhibition curated by Professor Danguole Brogiene, Head of the Department Prof. dr. Jolanta Vazalinskiene and curator of Janina Monkutė-Marks Museum Ausra Sedleviciute will have an opportunity to become acquainted with the works – fashion design products – by students and graduates of Fashion Design Department, which has a history of more than 50… Find out more »

Invitation for artists of different fields to participate in the Exhibition “OBJECTS TO TOUCH 2”

2016 April 21 @ 10:00 - 2016 October 1 @ 15:00
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Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Galleryinvites artists of different fields to participate in the Exhibition“OBJECTS TO TOUCH 2” Works of art usually do (or do not) invoke certain feelings and thoughts. Art “acceptance” is regulated by our VISUAL capabilities. Increasingly often modern art provides an opportunity to know from hearing, or sometimes from the excited smell. However, for all the obvious reasons the possibility to TOUCH usually remains prohibited.In art galleries and various museums we witness a verbal, written and even visual prohibition… Find out more »

INTERNATIONAL EUROPEAN MUSEUM NIGHT “ROCK ISLAND”

2016 May 21 @ 18:00 - 22:00
Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-GalleryInternational European Night of Museums“Rock Island” 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.Free attendance to the exhibitions presented at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery: Modern Fashion Exhibition “Future Traditions” by the Department of Costume Design of Vilnius Art Academy (VDA) and the exhibition of the artworks by Janina Monkute-Marks.6 p.m.The opening of the Museum Night “Rock Island”.Kedainiai music school teachers and pupils performance.6 p.m. – 9 p.m.Artistic workshops, promotions and games:Workshops of bracelet creation;Workshops of wristlet creation;Workshops of headscarf creation;Workshops of secret creation;Workshops… Find out more »

Janina Monkute – Marks “A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND”

2016 June 3 @ 10:00 - 2016 July 2 @ 15:00
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JANINA MONKUTE – MARKS(1923 – 2010)“A GIFT TO THE HOMELAND”Janina Monkutė-Marks was born in Radviliškis, on September 21st in Lithuania, passed away on November 13rd.She studied in Pagėgiai Primary and Secondary School. In 1939 – 1941 she continued her studies in the High School, in Kėdainiai. In 1941 Janina Marks entered the drama studio in Kaunas Drama Theatre. While studying there she finished The Fifth High School in Kaunas.In the autumn of 1944 Janina moved to Germany.In 1945-1947 she studied archaeology,… Find out more »

Art Exhibition From Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery Collection

2016 June 22 @ 17:30 - 2016 July 28 @ 18:00
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Openining reception: 5:30 pm, Wednesday,  June 22.Klaipeda gallery, Baznyciu st. 6, KlaipedaArt Exhibition From Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery CollectionJanina Monkute-Marks donated her works of art, including paintings, prints, rugs and tapestries to Kėdainiai. In 2000, Janina Marks established a Not For Profit Institution in Kėdainiai. The Institution purchased a 100 year old building for use as a Museum. The building’s interior was modernized to meet contemporary Museum standards while the exterior was restored to reflect the historical significance of this fine old… Find out more »

International Exhibition “WHAT IS FIBER?”

2016 July 8 @ 17:00 - 2016 September 10 @ 15:00
The English word "fiber" translated into the Lithuanian language means yarn, vein, lock, splint, tuft, coatings, and also this word can mean and texture, structure and even dietary fiber. In some West countries this word has another, many Japanese people unexpected meaning: "fiber" may be used to describe a person's character, temperament or nature of a person, his or her “moral fiber”.Each country and even a person differently perceives and interprets the word "fiber" meaning. The words in our minds… Find out more »

Lecture About Japanese Fiber Art “WHAT IS FIBER?

2016 July 9 @ 12:00 - 13:20
The project "What is fiber? present a lecture about Japanese fiber art "What is fiber?". Lecturer of the lecture - Japanese artist and the exhibition "What is fiber? curator Kakuko Ishii. The lecture will be taught in English, with translation into the Lithuanian language.SUPPORTERS:Lithuanian Council for CultureMinistry of Culture of the Republic of LithuaniaJanina Monkute-Marks MuseumMORE INFORMATION:E-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.ltTel .: 8 347 57398 Find out more »

Paper Workshop “FIBERS”

2016 July 9 @ 13:30 - 15:00
The project "What is fiber? present paper workshop "Fibre". Lecturer of the workshop Japanese artist, and the exhibition "What is fiber? curator Kakuko Ishii. Workshops will be taught in English, with translation into the Lithuanian language. A necessary pre-registration e-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.lt Number of participants is limited.SUPPORTERS:Lithuanian Council for CultureMinistry of Culture of the Republic of LithuaniaJanina Monkute-Marks MuseumMORE INFORMATION:E-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.ltTel .: 8 347 57398 Find out more »

Tours of fiber art in exhibition “WHAT IS FIBER?

2016 July 23 @ 12:00 - 2016 September 3 @ 12:00
SUPPORTERS:Lithuanian Council for CultureMinistry of Culture of the Republic of LithuaniaJanina Monkute-Marks MuseumMORE INFORMATION:E-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.ltTel .: 8 347 57398 Find out more »

Art Workshop “FIBERS 2”

2016 August 20 @ 13:00 - 14:30
The project “What is fiber? present art workshop “Fibre 2”. Lecturer of the workshop, Lithuanian artist - Asta FEDARAVICIUTE-JASIUNE.SUPPORTERS:Lithuanian Council for CultureMinistry of Culture of the Republic of LithuaniaJanina Monkute-Marks MuseumMORE INFORMATION:E-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.ltTel .: 8 347 57398 Find out more »

Lecture About Lithuanian Fiber Art “WHAT IS FIBER 2?

2016 September 3 @ 12:00 - 13:00
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Projektas "Kas yra pluoštai?" kviečia į paskaitą apie Lietuvos pluoštinį meną "Kas yra pluoštai 2?". Paskaitos lektorė - lietuvių menininkė Jūratė PETRUŠKEVIČIENĖ.PROJEKTO RĖMĖJAI:Lietuvos kultūros tarybaLietuvos Respublikos kultūros ministerijaJaninos Monkutės-Marks muziejusDAUGIAU INFORMACIJOS:El. paštu: galerija@jmm-muziejus.ltTel.: 8 347 57398 Find out more »

Art Workshop “FIBERS 3”

2016 September 3 @ 13:00 - 15:00
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The project “What is fiber? present art workshop “Fibre 2”. Lecturer of the workshop, Lithuanian artist - Jurate PETRUSKEVICIENE. A necessary pre-registration e-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.lt Number of participants is limited.SUPPORTERS:Lithuanian Council for CultureMinistry of Culture of the Republic of LithuaniaJanina Monkute-Marks MuseumMORE INFORMATION:E-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.ltTel .: 8 347 57398 Find out more »

7th Biennial of Lithuanian Textile “TEXTILE: FOR BODY AND SOUL”

2016 September 16 @ 17:00 - 2016 November 5 @ 12:00
For the first time in the history of independent Lithuania a single exhibition presents all kinds of textile surrounding a modern man – these are not only unique creations, but also decorative fabrics, as well as designer clothes. Such a wide scope is based on the life itself denying textile elitism, eliminating the boundaries of different fields of art, inviting us to take a new look and to assess the basis of our natural environment. And this natural environment is… Find out more »

Laura Pavilonyte-Ezerskiene. Personal Exhibition „FAITH(tick)“

2016 September 16 @ 17:00 - 2016 October 29 @ 12:00
The Exhibition “FAITH(tick)” presents and summarizes the questions about art, time, textile, creation and ourselves, which are consistently prevailing my artworks and are intertwined with each other like threads.The process of my textile object creation deliberately includes unmaking technology, which even for my grandmother was not only an ordinary distinctive aesthetic expression, but also a possibility to survive during the impoverished living conditions of the post-war era. Today I prefer using and interpreting the strategy of textile creation, including an… Find out more »

(Lithuanian) Rugsėjo 27-oji – pasaulinė turizmo diena

2016 September 27 @ 13:00 - 14:30
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International Exhibition “OBJECTS TO TOUCH 2”

2016 November 11 @ 17:00 - 2017 January 7 @ 12:00
Works of art usually do (or do not) invoke certain feelings and thoughts. Art “acceptance” is regulated by our VISUAL capabilities. Increasingly often modern art provides an opportunity to know from hearing, or sometimes from the excited smell. However, for all the obvious reasons the possibility to TOUCH usually remains prohibited. In art galleries and various museums we witness a verbal, written and even visual prohibition saying “PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH”. The prohibition often results in completely opposite actions of… Find out more »

Museum members meeting

2016 November 25 @ 17:00
Dear Members of the museum,You are cordially invited to attend the museum members meeting event on Friday, November 25, 5:00 pm at Janina Monkutė-Marks Museum-Gallery. Financial and cultural reports of 2016 will be presented and after that you will see Dutch artist Guda Koster live sculptures performance "Talking Skulptures". Museum member Kęstutis Valionis will cheer up us with his songs.About attendance or abstention please inform us until November 23.Phones for inquiry: +370 347 57398; +370 686 32992.E-mail: galerija@jmm-muziejus.lt.The Museum Staff[gallery… Find out more »

The Staff of Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery wishes You a Mery Christmas and a Happy New Year 2017.

2016 December 1 @ 10:00 - 2017 January 6 @ 18:00
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Art Exhibition of Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery Collection in Truskava

2016 December 13 @ 18:30 - 2017 January 30 @ 12:00
Openining reception: 6:30 pm, Thuesday,  December 13.Traskava parish hall, Liepu st. 2, PavermenysArt Exhibition of Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery Collection in TruskavaJanina Monkute-Marks donated her works of art, including paintings, prints, rugs and tapestries to Kėdainiai. In 2000, Janina Marks established a Not For Profit Institution in Kėdainiai. The Institution purchased a 100 year old building for use as a Museum. The building’s interior was modernized to meet contemporary Museum standards while the exterior was restored to reflect the historical significance… Find out more »

Exhibition “DRAWING”

January 13 @ 17:00 - February 25 @ 13:00
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The Exhibition “Drawing” is presented at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery by the artists of the graphic section of the Lithuanian Artists’ Association, Kaunas Branch. Professional graphics, artists present artworks which interpret drawing and painting each in its own exceptional way, using unique techniques and experiences. Drawing is a sketch, drawing is decor, drawing is a line, drawing is an original work of art. All of the artists share common experiences, as well as a single city of studies, home or life… Find out more »

Ceramic Exhibition “WHAT DO I LIVE FOR”

March 3 @ 17:00 - April 15 @ 12:00
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Three older generation ceramic artists from different parts and cities of Lithuania are presented in the exhibition “What do I live for”: Daiva Lozyte (Klaipeda), Algimantas Patamsis (Vilnius), and Audrone Dambrauskiene-Siurkiene (Kaunas). All three of them are united with one love – love for ceramics, and they chose to express their ideas with stone mass, clay or porcelain. Audrone Dambrauskiene-Siurkiene admits that clay is a very thankful material which is so flexible, that you can make almost anything out of… Find out more »

Art Exhibition of Janina Monkute-Marks. Textile. Painting.

March 10 @ 15:00 - April 15 @ 17:00
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 Exhibition place: Traskava parish hall, Liepu st. 2, PavermenysThe early art and embroidery of Janina Monkute-Marks are exhibited.The early art of Janina Monkute-Marks (1958-1962)Though indirectly, her early paintings reflect the drama of World War II and emigration. Her paintings of 1958-1960 are dominated by dramatic tension and a sense of the unknown. The artist was encouraged to share her painful story by the popular Chicago group Art Brute. The group’s most successful members, Leon Golub and Seymour Rossofsky, were famous for… Find out more »

2 % pajamų mokesčio parama muziejui

March 28 @ 08:00 - May 1 @ 17:00
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(Lithuanian) Ieškomi savanoriai

March 31 @ 08:00 - May 20 @ 18:00
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The Exhibition of different artists from one family “R-5”

April 21 @ 17:00 - June 4 @ 12:00
R-5What could the name of the exhibition“R-5” mean to the visitors, what kind of symbolic inspirations are hidden under this anagram, which consists of one letter and one number?„R-5“ – five artists from one family and different generations, who have a lot in common but at the same time being absolutely individual with their own artistic expression, a view of their everyday surroundings, raising different goals for their creativity. Tedious calligraphy, the harmony of lines and spots, artworks full of… Find out more »

Where We Are & Where We’re going!

May 5 @ 18:00 - 20:00
In conjunction with UIMA & Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian CultureAt: Ukrainian Institiute of Modern Art2320 W Chicago Ave.Chicago, IL 60622"Where We Are & Where We're going!"Sigita Balzekas- Board Member- Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture- ChicagoDalia Minkevičienė-Jazdauskienė- Executive director- Janina Monkute Marks Museum- Kedainiai, LithuanianPaul Marks-Board Member- Janina Marks Foundation- ChicagoDalia will lead a presentation about the Janina Monkute Marks Museum, located in Kedainiai, Lithuania.• How have the younger generation of Lithuanians embraced Art?• What are the favored Art mediums and… Find out more »

Where we are & where we’re going?

May 7 @ 12:30 - 14:00
At: Lithuanian World center (lower level)14911 127th St.Lemont, IL 60439RECEPTION & PRESENTATION"Where we are & where we're going?"Dalia Minkevičienė-Jazdauskienė- Executive director- Janina Monkute Marks Museum- Kedainiai, LithuanianPaul Marks-Board Member- Janina Marks Foundation- ChicagoDalia will lead a presentation about the Janina Monkute Marks Museum, located in Kedainiai, Lithuania. The Gallery continues its outreach initiative to present a review of the exceptional Art shows that have been hosted in Lithuania in the past four years.How have the younger generation of Lithuanians embraced Art?What… Find out more »

INTERNATIONAL EUROPEAN MUSEUM NIGHT “CONNECTIONS BETWEEN TRADITION AND INNOVATION”

May 20 @ 18:00 - 22:00
 Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery International European Night of Museums“CONNECTIONS BETWEEN TRADITION AND INNOVATION" 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.Free attendance to the exhibitions presented at Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery: the Exhibition of different artists from one family  “R-5” and the exhibition of the artworks by Janina Monkute-Marks.6 p.m.The opening of the European Museum Night “Connections between Tradition and Innovation”.6 p.m. – 9 p.m.Artistic workshops, promotions and games:Mini sewage – bag sewing workshops;Print workshops;Fan workshops;Drawing and coloring for the little ones „Sakura garden“;African accesory workshops;African… Find out more »
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