Past Exhibitions

Cycle of paintings of the Seda church “The Stations of the Cross”

2011 04 20 – 2011 05 25

Pictures representing the Way of the Cross from the Seda church are a rare surviving example of rural painting, which attract the viewers by their sincerity, original compositions and a great many curious details. The author of the paintings is unknown, but it is presumed that it might have been Kazys Varnelis (1871–1945), the father of the remarkable American Lithuanian artist Kazys Varnelis (1917–2010). According to another oral tradition, the Way of the Cross was created by a woman who lived in Seda.
The Old Baptismal Font of the Žemaičių Kalvarija Church

2014 06 – 2017

Very few wooden Baroque baptismal fonts have survived in Lithuania. The present font is a unique utensil of this kind of such an intricate composition and iconography.
Inaugural exhibition of the Church Heritage Museum

2006 03 08 – 2008 10

Part of the collection of the Vilnius Archdiocese was presented for the public at the inaugural exhibition of the Church Heritage Museum opened at the National Museum of Lithuania (New Arsenal, Arsenalo St. 1, Vilnius) on March 9. The bulk of the collection consists of liturgical implements and art works, which for certain reasons are no longer used in liturgy but are important in the historical and aesthetic respect. The exhibition was renewed on 22 May 2007.





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