Lithuanian Art Museum

Vilnius, Lithuania

The Lithuanian Art Museum was initially established in Vilnius in 1933 as the Vilnius City Museum. It houses Lithuania's largest art collection. The collections at the museum include about 2,500 paintings dated from the 16th to the 19th Century; these consist mostly of portraits of nobility and clergy of the Lithuanian Grand Duchy from the 16th to the 18th centuries, and religious works from Lithuanian churches and cloisters. Over 8,000 drawings by Italian, German, French, Flemish, Dutch, Polish, English, and Japanese artists from the 15th to the 20th century are represented.

The first half of the 20th century has an extensive presence, with over 12,000 works. The collection from the second half of the 20th century features more than 21,000 exhibits. Sculpture collections span the 14th through 20th centuries, with works from a number of European countries. Other notable collections include works done in watercolor and pastel, and photography.

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Founded: 1933
Category: Museums in Lithuania

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en.wikipedia.org
www.lndm.lt

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Vytautas Straižys (2 months ago)
There is no McDonald's inside the museum
Άννα Χατζηαντωνίου (3 months ago)
The only interesting thing was the room with the children’s painting/ like reflection for them!!!
J J (14 months ago)
The museum itself is gorgeous, some very interesting artists and paintings. However the paintings are positioned opposite windows and on a sunny day it had a terrible glare, as well as all staff are weari g flip-flops and make awful distracting noises. For god sake it's art gallery not a beach..
Jam (20 months ago)
Easy to follow layout, reasonable ticket prices+discounts, beautiful interior!
Daniel Keegan (20 months ago)
Lovely building - too many portraits for my taste. Well staffed.
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