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Exposition sites
 
  Tolerance Center
Judaica. History. Modern Art
Naugarduko str. 10/2, Vilnius
Holocaust Exposition
Pamėnkalnio str. 12, Vilnius 
Memorial Museum
of Paneriai
 
Agrastų str. 15, Vilnius

Culture and Identity Museum of the Lithuanian Jews (upcoming)
Pylimo str. 4, Vilnius

  

Memorial Museum of Holocaust in Lithuania and Vilna Ghetto (upcoming)
Žemaitijos str. 4, Vilnius

   


Information for visitors

Tolerance Center  Holocaust Exposition  Memorial Museum
of Paneriai

Closed:
2017
April 16, 17 – Sunday, Monday
May 1 – Monday,
May 7 –
Sunday,
June 4
Sunday,
July 6 – Wednesday,
August 15 – Tuesday,
November 1 –
Thursday,
December 24-26 – Sunday-Tuesday


New exibitions

Painting exhibition “Generations and Destinies“
will be open to the public

 from February 13 until May 21, 2017
More information

 


Showpiece of February



Marc Chagall, Colourful Summer Bouquet and a Pair of Lovers. Paper, colour lithograph, 70 × 58.
Run of 132/250 copies.

Signed in pencil: Marc Chagall. VGSJM

More information

 

 


News:





DISCUSSION ABOUT UŽGAVĖNĖS’ TRADITIONS AND IMAGE OF THE MINORITIES HELD AT THE MUSEUM

Director Markas Zingeris

On February 21, an intriguing discussion about the traditional celebration of Užgavėnės, a festival marking the end of winter, was held at the museum's Tolerance Center. Topical issues such as the impact of stereotypical Užgavėnės' characters on the relations between the society and foreigners or people of different ethnicity were touched upon. More information


EXHIBITION “GENERATIONS AND DESTINIES” INAUGURATED AT THE MUSEUM


The museum team and the Savickai family

On February 13, the exhibition “Generations and Destinies” was opened at the museum’s Tolerance Center. The exhibition is dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of Algirdas Savickis – the brother of the Lithuanian art patriarch Augustinas Savickas – who tragically died in the Kaunas Ghetto. More information



CONDOLENCES

It is with the great sadness that we learnt about the passing of Leonidas Merkinas (born in 1948). L. Merkinas was the author of critically acclaimed reconstruction project of the Tolerance Center of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum in 2001. Exhibition, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Leonidas Merkinas, was held at the Tolerance Center in 2008.

On behalf of the Director and the team of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Leonidas Merkinas. Our hearts and thoughts are with you.


DISCUSSION ABOUT BANALITY OF EVIL HELD AT THE TOLERANCE CENTER

 

Markas Zingeris and Doc. Dr. Nerijus Šepetys

German diplomat Milena Dech said the greeting word

On the 31st of January, discussion „Banality of Evil“ with the director of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, writer Markas Zingeris, and the historian, Docent Dr. Nerijus Šepetys, and screening of the biographical film “Hannah Arendt“ (2013) were held at the museum’s Tolerance Center in order to commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. More information


EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF SŁAWIK IR ANTALL PRESENTED AT THE MUSEUM


Director Markas Zingeris was the first to say a greeting word

On January 26, the eve of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the exhibition „SŁAWIK and ANTALL. A Pole and a Hungarian – the Great RIGHTEOUS. HEROES of Three Nations: Poles, Hungarians, Jews“ and the documentary “Life on the Edge. Henryk Sławik – József Antall Senior“ were presented at the Tolerance Center of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. More information


CONDOLENCES

Rivka Chvoles-Lichtenfeld in Lithuania

It is with the great sadness that we learnt about the passing of Rivka Chvoles-Lichtenfeld, sister of the late painter Rafael Chvoles and aunt of Milij and Alexander Chvoles. Rivka Chvoles-Lichtenfeld will be always remembered as a dedicated chess player and champion as well as a talented artist, whose paintings are continuously in high demand.

On behalf of the Director and the team of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Rivka Chvoles-Lichtenfeld, who will be greatly missed.   


SPECIAL GUEST IN THE MUSEUM: DIRECTOR OF MUSEO GURVICH


The guest was welcomed by the Director Markas Zingeris

On January 25, Martin Gurvich, the Director of Museo Gurvich in Montevideo and the son of a prominent painter and sculptor, José Gurvich, visited the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. For M. Gurvich, this was his first visit to Lithuania, the homeland of his father.
More information


THE MUSEUM REMEMBERS

In memory of the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust, the team of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum has joined the campaign “We Remember”, initiated by the World Jewish Congress in order to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.


EXHIBITION „LITHUANIAN JEWS BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN“ PRESENTED IN TBILISI

On January 18, the exhibition „Lithuanian Jews behind the Iron Curtain“ was presented in the David Baazov Museum of the History of the Jews of Georgia and Georgian-Jewish relations, located in the country’s capital, Tbilisi. More information


THE MUSEUM WILL HOST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ABOUT THE KILLING SITES OF 1941 

Memorial Site of Paneriai

On March 22-23, 2017, the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum will be hosting conference “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941”, organized by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). The conference is part of a IHRA Multi-Year Work Plan Programme on exploring, studying and preserving the killing sites. More information
 


PHOTO EXHIBITION „A CAPRICCIO“ IS NOW OPEN

The exhibitions of photos by Gregory Talas, a Lithuania-born artist, is now open at the museum‘s Tolerance Center. G. Talas is an award winning photographer, designer, painter, educator and producer, currently living in Canada, where he is freelancing as a photographer and art director. More information

Modified: 2/24/2017
Information
2017.02.13

 

 If you want to order a guided tour or educational programme please contact us in advance:
tel. (+370 5) 212 0112, (+370) 689 86 191,  
email:
 muziejus@jmuseum.lt

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If you want to order an educational programme, please contact us at:  +370 5 212 0112,
+370 6 8986 191 or via email
muziejus@jmuseum.lt

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   Tolerance Center 
working hours:

(Naugarduko St. 10/2) 

Monday,Thursday: 10:00-18:00
Tuesday, Wednesday: 10:00-18:00
Friday: 10:00-16:00
Saturday-closed,
Sunday: 10:00-16:00

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  Holocaust Exposition 
working hours:
(Pamėnkalnio St. 12) 

Monday-Thursday: 9:00-17:00
Friday: 9:00-16:00
Saturday-closed
Sunday: 10:00-16:00

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  Memorial Museum of Paneriai working hours:
(Agrastų St. 15, Aukštieji Paneriai)
Monday-closed
Tuesday–Sunday 9:00-17:00
From October until April the Memorial Museum is open by appointment only.
If you are interested in visiting the museum/the memorial with a tour guide, please contact us at least a day in advance at
+370 699 90 384  or via email mantas.siksnianas@jmuseum.lt

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