Tarptautinis seminaras EUROPOS PARKE / International Seminar at Europos Parkas

BSR museums

co-operation: tourism and education




We would like to cordially invite you to the international seminar which is going to take place at Europos Parkas on May 9 - 12, 2004. Europos Parkas project Baltic Sea Region Museums Co-operation: Tourism and Education has been granted by EU PHARE 2001 Co-operation in the Baltic Sea Region Programme. It is a multilateral project whose partners are The Wanås Foundation (Knislinge, Sweden), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Humlebaek, Denmark), Museum of New Art (Parnu, Estonia), Foundation Abava Valley (Pedvale, Latvia), Vilnius Art School for Children and Youth (Vilnius, Lithuania).


The aim of the project is to establish a co-operative networking among museums within the Baltic Sea Region. A particular emphasis is made on education function in those museums and sharing the educational practice among them.


The seminar invites for the discussion of the following topics connected art education:

  • Educational activities and organizing;

  • Practical work with target groups (children, adolescents, the disabled and retired people);

  • The influence of educational programmes on target groups.

Specialists from the Baltic region countries such as Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are going to participate in the seminar. During a four-day seminar and pilot workshops educational programmes will be demonstrated to 120 participants. May 9 is dedicated to children, May 10 to disabled people, May 11 to retired people and children, May 12 to adolescents.


Vilnius Disabled Children Training Center Viltis (Lithuania), Secondary School Versmė in Vilnius (Lithuania), A.Vienuolis Secondary School in Vilnius (Lithuania), teachers, representatives of youth organisations and other interested persons shall be invited to observe the course of the seminar.


The speakers and educators are:


May 9

Ida Brændholt Lundgaard (Louisiana Modern Art Museum, Denmark);

Laura Feldberga (Pedvale Open-Air Art Museum, Latvia);

Anna Johansson (The Wanås foundation, Sweden);

Gintaras Karosas, Juste Kisieliute (Europos Parkas, Lithuania);

Daiva Krutuliene (Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum, Lithuania).


May 10

Nideta Jarockiene (Lithuanian Art Museum, Lithuania);

Rima Mockiene (Lithuanian Special Society of Creative Works “Guboja” and Public Institution “Mazoji Guboja”, Lithuania);

Audrone Brazauskaite (Lithuanian Art Theraphy Asociation, Lithuania) and Snieguole Dikciute (Composer, Lithuania);

Erika Adamonyte (Master of Education, Vilnius Pedagogical University, Lithuania).


May 11

Nijole Popoviene (Lithuanian Technical Library, Lithuania);

Medardas Ciobatas, Danute Papeikiene (Third Lifetime University, Lithuania);

Anna Bowman (Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK);

Vaiko Edur (The Museum of New Art, Estonia);

Violeta Jaseviciute (M.K.Ciurlionis National Art Museum, Lithuania)


May 12

Kaija Kaitavuori, Minna Turtiainen (Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Finland);

Aldona Dapkutė (Art Theraphy Asociation, Lithuania);

Arune Tornau, Arvydas Baltrunas, Linas Liandzbergis (Vilnius Art School for Children and Youth, Lithuania);

Radvile Racenaite ( M.K. Ciurlionis National Art Museum, Lithuania);

Stase Ustilaite (Vilnius Pedagogical University, Lithuania).


The registration for the conference starts at 9 a.m. every day at Europos Parkas. The conference is free of charge. There will be translations from English into Lithuanian and from Lithuanian into English.


Those who are interested invited to register by e-mail hq@europosparkas.lt till 7 of May, 2004. Please write your name, last name, e-mail, workplace and telephone number.


Should you need accommodation, please let us know. We will also provide you information about reaching us.


You are kindly invited to participate.



Gintaras Karosas President


Europos Parkas Rita Jonkuviene, Manager, Europos Parkas, Tel./Fax: +370 5 2377077 hq@europosparkas.lt