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Tel: (00370) 5 231 2357
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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
 

Museum of Samuel Bak (upcoming)
Naugarduko str. 10/2, 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
(the exhibition will be temporarily closed
from March 27 until April 3)

More information

Exhibition of graphic artworks “The Eternal Nature“
will be open to the public 
from March 1 until April 30, 2017

More information

 


Showpiece of March



David Goldblatt, Gateway to the Jewish cemetery,
Sutherland, Western Cape
(2007)

From the series Regarding Intersections,
digital print on 100% cotton rag paper,

98 x 124, edition 2/10, signed in pencil: David Goldblatt.
From the VGSJM collections.

More information

 

 


News:


INTERNATIONAL IHRA CONFERENCE ABOUT KILLING SITES OF 1941 HELD AT THE MUSEUM

On March 22-23, conference “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941”, organized by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), was held at the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. More information


HISTORICAL BUILDING OF PUBLIC JEWISH LIBRARY INCLUDED INTO THE REGISTER OF CULTURAL PROPERTIES

 Historical building of the Jewish library

As announced by the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture, the historical building of the public Jewish library (later – Vilna Ghetto Library) on Žemaitijos St. 4, Vilnius, has been included into the Register of Cultural Properties. The proposal to include the building into the Register was submitted by the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. It is planned that in the future the Memorial Museum of Holocaust in Lithuania and Vilna Ghetto would be established in this historical building. For more information, please consult the press release of the DCH (in Lithuanian).


 DISCUSSION ABOUT HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND RESPONSIBILITY HELD AT THE MUSEUM

 

On March 9, a presentation of the book "We Did not Murder" and a discussion "The Curse of the Holocaust" were held at the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. More information

EVENT, DEDICATED TO LINGUIST CHATZKEL LEMCHEN, HELD AT THE MUSEUM

On March 7, an event, dedicated to the linguist Chatzkel Lemchen (1904-2001), was held at the museum. During the evening, a lecture “Personality of Chatzkel Lemchen, his lexicographical works and contribution to the Lithuanian language” was delivered by Ilona Murauskaitė and film “Uncle Chatzkel” was screened. More information


EXHIBITION „THE ETERNAL NATURE“ OPENED AT THE MUSEUM

Tatjana Kazimierėnienė and Dr. Nijolė Tumėnienė

It is symbolic that on the 1st of March, the first day of calendar spring, when nature starts to awaken, exhibition „The Eternal Nature“ by the graphic artist Tatjana Kazimierėnienė was opened at the museum’s Tolerance Center. More information



 THE MUSEUM OF SAMUEL BAK TO BE OPENED THIS FALL

At the end of 2016, the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum signed historical artwork donation agreement with the artist Samuel Bak (born in Vilnius in 1933), living in Boston, and his representative, the Pucker Gallery. The museum will receive 37 valuable works of art, which reflect the creative development of Samuel Bak, related to his personal story, marked by the Second World War. This collection will become the basis of the museum, scheduled to be opened to the public already this November. More information


ISRAELI WRITER A.B. YEHOSHUA VISITED THE MUSEUM

Israeli ambassador Amir Maimon, writer A.B. Yehoshua and museum director Markas Zingeris

On February 26, one of the leading Israeli writers, A.B. Yehoshua, whose book "A woman in Jerusalem" is now available in Lithuanian, visited the museum’s Tolerance Center. The guest, accompanied by the ambassador of the State of Israel, Amir Maimon, was welcomed by the museum director Markas Zingeris. After an interesting conversation about literature, diaspora and Israel, the writer and the ambassador were offered a short tour at the museum's Tolerance Center.





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


Modified: 3/28/2017
Information
2017.03.01

 

 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 
(Naugarduko St. 10/2) 
working hours:

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 
(Pamėnkalnio St. 12) 
working hours:

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
(Agrastų St. 15, Aukštieji Paneriai)
working hours:
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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