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EDUCATION programme


Artists’ Workshops (will take place in October). The authors will present their projects and welcome participants to the interactive creative process. Artists’ workshops will take place on weekends from 11 AM to 4 PM on October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, and 25. Workshops will also be available during the week at designated times during museum working hours:

Oct 1st-4th from 11am to 5 pm Kakuko Ishii (Japan) MIZUHIKI WORKSHOP for every who is interesting in traditional Japanese technique. Kaunas Picture gallery. 

Oct 3rd-4th, 10th-11th and 18th-19th Marijona Sinkevičienė, Rūta Narvydienė, Sigita Saulėnienė (Lithuania) invite to weave tapestry from recycled materials.  M. Žilinskas art gallery.  

Oct 4th, 11th, 18th, 24-25th  Daiva Zubrienė and animators Vilija Ratautienė, Daiva Dovydaitienė, Rita Puidokienė, Laima Kytrienė (Lithuania) invite to interact creating textile patterns.
Oct 3rd-4th, 10th-11th and 18th-19th Virginija Kirvelienė (Lithuania) invites to leave your prints on handmade paper strip. M. Žilinskas art gallery.  

Oct 10th-11th group TRY3: Vladas Daškevičius, Aleksas Gailieša ir Audrius Lašas (Lithuania) invite to remind a history of Lithuania – a misery school tradition. Kaunas Picture gallery. 

Oct 18th-19th and 24th-25th Jūratė Kazakevičiūtė and Živilė Muraškienė (Lithuania) invite to workshop of three-dimensional textile objects‘ sewing. M. Žilinskas art gallery. 

Oct 18th-19th and 24th-25th Noriko Yamaguchi (Germany) invites to twist tweaks from used newspapers and to make exciting installation. M. Žilinskas art gallery. 

Oct 18th from 11 am to 3 pm Lina Jonikė and Lina Gutauskienė (Lithuania) invite to painting on silk workshop.  M. Žilinskas art gallery. 

Oct 24th-25th Suzanne Husky (French/American) invites to sew together a colourful covering for architecture object and to dress it up with love. Kaunas Picture gallery.

Oct 24th-25th Kaarina Kellomaki (Finland) invites children to remember ancient devices and things and to create / construct future objects. Kaunas Picture gallery. 

Oct 25th  Nadja Verena Marcin (Germany / USA) invites school children to draw ... lonely Elvis Presley. M. Žilinskas art gallery. 

Art Labyrinth (will take place in November). The families will be guided by biennial educators. The program will take place on weekends at 2 PM on November 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29th.
Location: Kaunas Picture Gallery, M. Žilinskas Art Gallery.

Diary of the Journey. After accomplishing special artistic activities the family will create it‘s own personal book which will compile the experience of biennial interactions. This book will enable children and their parents to know better artists and projects of the exhibition and to become co-authors of the book as well as of the exhibition. Sheets of the book will be placed at participating artist projects.
Location: Kaunas Picture Gallery, M. Žilinskas Art Gallery.


Different Viewpoint
. Special tours guided by famous Lithuanian cultural agents. Will take place on Wednesdays during November (4th, 11th, 18th and 25th at 3 pm). Advanced booking required, tel. 8 37 22 94 75.

Live Contact
. Guided tours and activities for school classes, groups of children and adults. Will take place in November. Advanced booking required, tel. 8 37 22 94 75.
Location: Kaunas Picture Gallery, M. Žilinskas Art Gallery.


Debates.  Art critics, artists and art students will discuss about actual art tendencies, up-to-date cultural problems and the issues raised by artists of the biennial. Discussions will take place on October 9 and 23, November 27.
Location: Conference Hall at the M.K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum, Train Kaunas – Vilnius, and exhibition place.

Hemispheres: worldwide project for international solidarity.
October 30th, 12—3 pm. Daiva Šniraitė, Eglė Majauskaitė WELCOME TO NOBODY CARES.
Location: Laisvės avenue, Kaunas.  

November 11th, 12—3 pm. Lina Žalpytė, Aura Ganusauskaitė USE? DO NOT THROW AWAY! REUSE! 
Location: Kaunas Picture Gallery.

Lectures. Artists talk on a topic based on a theoretical background for art and art history students will take place on Mondays during October at 4 AM (English without translation).
Oct 5th Scott Townsend, Oct 12th Tracy Allen and Ruth Marquez, Oct 19th Glenn Loughran, Oct 26th Nadja Verena Marcin.
Location: Vytautas Magnus University Art Gallery 101 (Laisvės al. 53, Kaunas).

Artists and publics are invited to presentations by Biennial artists about their practice. During October (Monday - Thursday only) at 8 pm, artists will talk about and discuss their work.
Location: Cafe place at the Biennial Hotel Reval Neris (Donelaičio g. 27, Kaunas).

Oct 5th  (Monday) – Monika Järg (Estonia).
Oct 6th  (Tuesday) – Nena Skoko Snežana & Group (Serbia).
Oct 7th  (Wednsday) – Elena Balsiukaitė Brazdži
ūnienė and group KNOT (Lithuania).
Oct 8th  (Thursday) – Virginija Kirvelienė (Lithuania) / group TRY3 (Lithuania).
Oct 12th  (Monday) – Carol Kavanagh (Ireland) / Marijona Sinkevičienė, R
ūta Narvydienė, Sigita Saulėnienė (Lithuania).
Oct 13th  (Tuesday) – Lina Jonikė, Lina Gutauskienė (Lithuania) / Mariëlle Videler (The Netherlands).
Oct 14th  (Wednesday) – Daiva Zubrienė (Lithuania) / Inga Likšaitė (Lithuania / Germany).
Oct 15th  (Tursday) – Tania Candiani (Mexico) / Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė (Lithuania).
Oct 19th  (Monday) – J
ūratė Kazakevičiūtė and Živilė Muraškienė (Lithuania) / Irene Anton (Germany).
Oct 20th  (Tuesday) – Annika Ekdahl (Sweden) & artists of the project SHELTER (Lithuania, Finland, Norway, Denmark).
Oct 21st  (Wednesday) – Kaarina Kellomaki (Finland) / Noriko Yamaguchi (Japan /Germany).
Oct 22nd  (Thursday) – Andrea Sampaolo (Italy) /  Suzanne Husky (France/USA) / Nadja Verena Marcin (Germany / USA).
Oct 26th  (Monday) – Yda Walt, Cheryl Rumbak & Philip Miller (South Africa).
Oct 27th  (Tuesday) – Deirdre Cunningham (United Kingdom) / José Carlos Teixeira (Portugal).