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2017 06 09
The contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17 has started

The contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17, which kicked off on Thursday, has awarded the year’s best galleries, artists and artworks.

2017 05 26
Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson met Chinese Minister of Culture Luo Shugang, other officials of culture of China

On 25–28 May, Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson visited Beijing.

2017 05 23
EU Ministers of Culture managed to agree on a common attitude in updating the EU directive on audiovisual media services

On 23 May, Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė- Jonsson participated in the meeting of the Council of Ministers of Culture and Audiovisual Affairs of the European Union held in Brussels.

2017 05 18
Lithuanian and Polish experts visit the objects of sacral heritage in Vilnius

On 18 May, the two day bilateral meeting of the cultural heritage conservation experts of Lithuania and Poland came to an end in Vilnius.

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2017 05 10
Artist Žilvinas Landzbergas will represent Lithuania at the 57th Venice Biennale

Artist Žilvinas Landzbergas will represent Lithuania at the 57th Venice Biennale with his installation R, which reveals mesmeric realities that blend Nordic sceneries and imagery with the white cube space of the distinctive Venetian building of Scuola San Pasquale.

2017 04 27
European Capital of Culture 2022 Selection Panel’s final report issued

The Selection Panel of the competition for the 2022 European Capital of Culture title in Lithuania produced the final selection stage report containing a general assessment of both applications of Kaunas and Klaipėda, following the final selection in Vilnius on 29 th of March 2017 as well as visits to both pre-selected cities on 27 th (Klaipėda) and 28...

2017 04 06
The European Film Forum in Vilnius – a new generation of European filmmakers challenge Hollywood

European cinema has huge creative potential. However, new talented filmmakers face an uphill battle against Hollywood in the box office. On April 6, during Vilnius IFF organized conference Meeting Point – Vilnius, European filmmakers will gather to discuss opportunities at the most important industry event in the continent...

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2017 04 03
Kaunas named the 2022 European Capital of Culture

On 29 March, the winner of the competition to select the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) for the year 2022 was announced at a ceremony held in the Ministry of Culture. Kaunas was named the winner of the competition.

2017 03 20
Think urban: open call for representatives of artistic and cultural environments from Wroclaw partner cities (Poland)

The Artist In Residence Programme AIR Wro is a legacy programme of the European Capital of Culture Wrocław 2016. Its main purpose is to support and promote activities of individuals representing various fields of art and culture or active in border areas between them, interested in cooperating with...

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2016 12 14
Uncovered facades of Kaunas Jesuit Church

Kaunas residents and guests that are now visiting the square of the town hall can enjoy not only the sight of the Christmas tree but also the newly restored façades of the St. Francis Xavier church.

2016 12 05
The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Offices in the Baltic States celebrate their 25th anniversary

A contemporary art exhibition “(In)visible dreams and streams”, introducing 22 artists from the Baltic and Nordic countries, was opened at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius on December 2 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Offices in the Baltic States.

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2016 11 25
Maureen Paley gallery presents American-Lithuanian artist Andrew Miksys

This November London based gallery Maureen Paley is showing a groupshow curated by Michael Bracewell titled HOUNDED BY EXTERNAL EVENTS .  The show centers around the theme of surveillance and anxious-making domestic and international situation. Participating artists are: Kaye Donachie, Gareth Jones, John Kelsey, Nick Mauss, Lucy McKenzie, Andrew...

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