The first “M. K. Čiurlionis National Cultural Route” connects seven cities of Lithuania
On May 24, 2019 the events in Varėna and Senoji Varėna set out the National cultural route “Čiurlionis Route” and the week of cultural topography “Čiurlionis’ Lithuania”.
,,Čiurlionis Route” links Varėna, Druskininkai, Vilnius, Kaunas, Rietavas, Plungė and Palanga, and is 487 km in length. National, governmental and municipal cultural institutions and non-governmental organisations operating in these cities invite to visit objects related to M. K. Čiurlionis’ life and creative activities, discover the memorial signs of M. K. Čiurlionis, take part in art and educational projects as well as cultural tourism.
The institutions participating in the “Čiurlionis Route”offer general events (thematic excursions, educational events, expositions, exhibitions, presentations) throughout the year, and special projects (music festivals, art weeks, plein air sessions, conferences, master classes, creative workshops, cultural meetings, etc.) on selected dates.
M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (M. K. Čiurlionis Gallery in Kaunas and M. K. Čiurlionis Memorial House Museum in Druskininkai), Lithuanian Art Museum (National Gallery of Art in Vilnius and Palanga Amber Museum), Druskininkai City Museum, Čiurlionis House in Vilnius, St Michael the Archangel Church in Senoji Varėna, Varėna Cultural Centre, Samogitian (Žemaičiai) Art Museum in Plungė, Palanga Resort Museum and their partners invite you to visit and participate in the events of “Čiurlionis Route” permanent program.
For news and information regarding the “Čiurlionis National Cultural Route” please visit the official Internet site www.ciurlioniokelias.lt