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European Night of Museums “THE WORLD OF COLOURS”

2010 May 15 @ 18:00 - 22:00

This year Janina Monkute-Marks Museum participated in the European Night of Museums for the fifth time, and introduced an extraordinary  artistical program.  The event,  which started in 6:00 pm and continued up to 10:00 pm, took place in the park near the Janina Monkute-Marks  Museum.

During the event visitors could listened to the live music concert held by the youth of Kedainiai district . Giant bubble blowing campaign did not remain indifferent to one – this activity just enchanted everyone.  The museum has attempted to move art installation made from different colors of pantyhose, socks, underwear and balloons. Evening guests were invited to participate in the creation of the installation process. There was origami – folding and weaving from paper  workshops. Children could produce wind mills. All visitors were  able to contribute to the teamwork creations. A  huge mandala – a collage of newspapers and magazines, a huge drawing  “Colour abstractions“ and general  mixed  technique artwork  were produced. There was a variety of games. The evening culminated in oriental dances and music-video projections.

Artistic workshops were led by Kedainiai district youth and seniors.

The event was sponsored by Kedainiai District Municipality

Other sponsors and partners:  Kedainiai  Sviesioji Gymnasium, Kedainiai District Police Commissariat, “SKINIJA”, Kaunas  College Kedainiai Jonusas Radvila Faculty, Kedainiai 3rd Century University, “SmaPro” (VV youth non-formal education program), the association „Kedainiai Club”, Kedainiai district youth.

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