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  • Installation “Lost Baggage”

    by Mykola Ridnyi

    The installation “Lost Baggage“ by the Ukrainian artist Mykola Ridnyi was exhibited at Kaunas Railway Station and after 12th Kaunas Biennale it was transferred to the Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum. The installation temporarily will be stored and exhibited at the museum because the art supporters, who would be able to purchase them or donate them… Read more

    Public holidays in Lithuania

    Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum will be closed on these public holidays in 2020: Date Day Holiday 1 January Wednesday New Year’s Day 12 April Sunday Easter Sunday 13 April Monday Easter Monday 1 May Friday Labour Day 3 May Sunday Mother’s Day  7 June                 Sunday             Father’s Day 24 June Wednesday St John’s Day 15 August… Read more
  • 2020 January 26 d. / Sunday /

    Free museum admission and guided tours

    International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day – 2020 January 26th (Sunday) – Kaunas IX Fort Museum invites you to visit the expositions for free! Visitors will be able to visit two of the museum’s buildings – the Exposition of Occupations and the Ninth Fort, but it is recommended to follow this process of… Read more

    Exhibition of paintings by Virginijus Kašinskas

    Virginijus Kašinskas was born in 1955, in Šilalė, Samogitia. He studied painting in Vilnius Art Institute (Vilnius Academy of Arts). The works of the artist have been exhibited in Lithuania since 1987. He participates in both group and personal art, painting and photography exhibitions and is a participant of republican and international exhibitions. V. Kašinskas… Read more

    23.09.2019 – 22.11.2019

    Exhibition of drawings by Nerijus Moncevičius By his works, Nerijus Moncevičius aims to draw the attention of the public, especially the youth, to the tragedy of Jewish people – the Holocaust. The drawings are full of symbols and they depict emotions, ruined lives of people, hopes and childhood. “It is time (for us) to change”… Read more

Concrete-filled Brutalism and Historical Memory that Testifies Brutality

Virtual exhibition

Geometric shapes and rough surfaces, which highlight the natural materials of the construction, are the main features that characterise the direction of architecture called brutalism. The name of brutalism that prospered in the architecture of the 1960s and 1980s is associated with the technology of finishing the external surface of buildings with raw concrete [french béton brut].