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ABOUT

Gallery weekends have been taking place in cities in Europe and all around the world for over a decade. The goal of this yearly event is to provide an opportunity to discover the city’s art spaces, visit exhibitions, meet creators and form a lasting habit of going to galleries.

Vilnius Gallery Weekend has been taking place since 2016 and symbolically marks the beginning of the exhibition season. The event is now becoming a yearly tradition, bringing public attention to the broad panorama of contemporary art in the capital and encouraging visitors to find new destinations on the city’s ever-growing cultural map.

Its fourth incarnation will be held on 5-8 September, welcoming visitors at over 30 art galleries, project spaces and artist studios, where exhibition openings, meetings with creators, discussions, tours, film screenings and various other events will take place.

Organiser: Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists Association

Graphic design: Gailė Pranckūnaitė

 

The project is partially funded by: Lithuanian Council for Culture, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania and Vilnius City Municipality

Sponsors: Greita Spauda, Media traffic, Elnis, Lithuanian Railways

Media sponsor: 15min

PROGRAM

09 05 D.

EXHIBITION OPENINGS AND OTHER EVENTS

 

17:30 Opening of Simonas Kuliešius’s solo exhibition How the birds are singing to me at the VITRINA & Bench exhibition space  (Kauno St 36, Kombinat Dailė, 2nd floor)

18:00 Opening of Dominykas Sidorovas’s solo exhibition Metonymy and Gabrielė Adomaitytė’s solo exhibition Documentary exactness at the Vartai gallery (Vilniaus St 39)

18:00 Opening of Claudia Corrent’s solo exhibition For you, to remember her often at Vilnius Photography Gallery (Stiklių St 4/Didžioji St 19)

18:30 Guided tour of the group exhibition XVII a. with its curators at the Autarkia artist centre (Naugarduko St 41)

19:00 Discussion “The Ecosystem of Vilnius Galleries: Newbies, Old-Timers and Outsiders” at the Contemporary Art Centre Reading Room (Vokiečių St 2)

19:00 Opening of Monika Janulevičiūtė’s and Antanas Lučiūnas’s exhibition Water Striders at the Editorial project space (Latako St 3)

19:00 Performance and opening of Džiugas Šukys’s solo exhibition Body Extensions at the AV17 gallery (Totorių St 5)

19:30 Special screening of the film Goodbye Gauley Mountain by Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens at the Rupert centre for education, residences and (Vaidilutės St 79)

EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGHS

 

09:00–17:00 Visiting Jurga Šarapova’s solo exhibition Apsišaukėlis (Impostor) at the VAA project space Krematoriumas | Meno krosnys (Maironio St 6, II courtyard)

11:30–22:00 Visiting the group exhibition XVII a. at the Autarkia artist centre (Naugarduko St 41)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Jurgis Tarabilda’s solo exhibition Into the Non-Being at the Meno Niša gallery (J. Basanavičiaus St 1/13)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Irma Stanaitytė-Bazienė’s solo exhibition Guggingo sodas (Gugging Garden) at the VAA exhibition space Titanikas (Maironio St 3)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Diana Zabielaitė’s solo exhibition Presence/In Flow at the VAA gallery Akademija (Pilies St 44)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Annelie Slabbynk’s solo exhibition The ImPerfect Body at the VAA textile gallery Artifex (Gaono St 1)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Marija Černiavskaitė’s solo exhibition Dropout at the UAI gallery Kalnas (Krivių St 10)

12:00–19:00 Visiting Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė’s solo exhibition 7 ROOMS at the LAA gallery Arka (Aušros Vartų St 7)

09 06 D.

EXHIBITION OPENINGS AND OTHER EVENTS

 

18:00 Openings of Koenraad Dedobbeleer’s exhibition As Long As it Is Striven after, it Goes on Expanding and group exhibition Who’s Werner?  at the Contemporary Art Centre (Vokiečių St 2)

18:00 Opening of Agnė Juodvalkytė’s solo exhibition Inherited Dream at the SHCH/ŠČ gallery (Teatro St 7A)

18:00 Opening of Justinas Vilutis’s solo exhibition Fear Eats the Soul at the Lithuanian Art Photographers’ Association Prospekto gallery (Gedimino Ave 43)

18:00 Meeting with Irma Stanaitytė-Bazienė, author of the exhibition Guggingo sodas (Gugging Garden) at the VAA exhibition space Titanikas (Maironio St 3)

19:00 Noise Ladder sound performance at the SHCH/ŠČ gallery (Teatro St 7A)

19:00 Openings of the group exhibition TT and Andrés Padilla Domene’s exhibition Répercussion at the Atletika gallery (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

20:00 Sound programme at the SODAS 2123 culture complex (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

19:00–22:00 P:praxis project programme at the art project space Studium P (Pylimo St 20)

EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGHS

 

09:00–17:00 Visiting Jurga Šarapova’s solo exhibition Apsišaukėlis (Impostor) at the VAA project space Krematoriumas | Meno krosnys (Maironio St 6, II courtyard)

10:00–18:00 Visiting Simonas Kuliešius’s solo exhibition How the birds are singing to me at the exhibition space VITRINA & Bench (Kauno St 36, Kombinat Dailė, 2nd floor)

11:30–22:00 Visiting the group exhibition XVII a. at the Autarkia artist centre (Naugarduko St 41)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Dominykas Sidorovas solo exhibition Metonymy and Gabrielė Adomaitytė’s solo exhibition Documentary exactness at the Vartai gallery (Vilniaus St 39)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Jurgis Tarabilda’s solo exhibition Into the Non-Being at the Meno Niša gallery (J. Basanavičiaus St 1/13)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Irma Stanaitytė-Bazienė’s solo exhibition Guggingo sodas (Gugging Garden) at the VAA exhibition space Titanikas (Maironio St 3)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Diana Zabielaitė’s solo exhibition Presence/In Flow at the VAA gallery Akademija (Pilies St 44)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Annelie Slabbynk’s solo exhibition The ImPerfect Body at the VAA textile gallery Artifex (Gaono St 1)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Marija Černiavskaitė’s solo exhibition Dropout at the UAI gallery Kalnas (Krivių St 10)

12:00–19:00 Visiting Džiugas Šukys’s solo exhibition Body Extensions at the AV17 gallery (Totorių St 5)

12:00–19:00 Visiting Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė’s solo exhibition 7 ROOMS at the LAA gallery Arka (Aušros Vartų St 7)

12:00–20:00 Visiting Claudia Corrent’s solo exhibition For you, to remember her often at the Vilnius Photography Gallery (Stiklių St 4/Didžioji St 19)

15:00–19:00 Visiting Monika Janulevičiūtė’s and Antanas Lučiūnas’s exhibition Water Striders at the Editorial project space (Latako St 3)

09 07 D.

EXHIBITION OPENINGS AND OTHER EVENTS

 

12:00—14:00 Art education programme for kids in the CAC Sculpture Yard (Vokiečių St 2). Registration: edukacija@cac.lt

12:00—20:00 CAC invites you to pick publications from the Reading Room’s Second Copies collection free of charge at the Contemporary Art Centre (Vokiečių St 2)

13:00 Meeting with Džiugas Šukys, author of the exhibition Body Extensions at the AV17 gallery (Totorių St 5). A performance by the author and a guided tour of the exhibition will take place during the meeting.

13:00 Guided tour with Dominykas Sidorovas and Gabrielė Adomaitytė of their solo exhibitions Metonymy and Documentary exactness at the Vartai gallery (Vilniaus St 39)

14:00 Guided tour of the CAC sculpture yard with CAC director Kęstutis Kuizinas (Vokiečių St  2)

14:00 Guided tour of Jurgis Tarabilda’s solo exhibition Into the Non-Being with the author at the Meno Niša gallery (J. Basanavičiaus St 1/13)

14:00 Meeting with Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė, author of the exhibition 7 ROOMS at the LAA gallery Arka (Aušros Vartų St 7)

14:00 Guided tour of Annelie Slabbynk’s solo exhibition The ImPerfect Body at the VAA textile gallery Artifex (Gaono St 1). Registration: artifex@vda.lt

16:00 Guided tour of the exhibition by Koenraad Dedobbeleer with the artist himself and the curator Ūla Tornau at the Contemporary Art Centre (Vokiečių St 2). The tour will be held in English.

16:00 Public presentation of the publication Hyperloops by Audrius Novickas and a discussion at the SODAS 2123 culture complex (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

16:00 “Lithuanian Art: New Narratives”. Guided tour with a curator of the display, chief curator of NGA Lolita Jablonskienė at the National Art Gallery (Konstitucijos ave 22). Registration: edukacija@ndg.lt

16:45 Performance by Arturas Bumšteinas at the Lokomotif meeting place (Geležinkelio St 13, Lentvaris)

17:00 Guided tour of the group exhibition TT with its curator Danutė Gambickaitė at the Atletika gallery (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

17:00 Guided tour of the group exhibition Islands of art at the Dūmų Fabrikas gallery (Dūmų St 3)

17:00 “Exposures: Collective Drawings by Antanas Martinaitis, Ričardas Povilas Vaitiekūnas and Edmundas Saladžius”. Presented by an art historian Ramutė Rachlevičiūtė at the National Art Gallery (Konstitucijos ave 22). Registration: edukacija@ndg.lt

18:00 Guided tour of the exhibition Who’s Werner? with the curator Yana Foqué at the Contemporary Art Centre (Vokiečių St 2). The tour will be held in English.

18:00 Public presentation of the Gallery Map app with project curator Kotryna Žukauskaitė at the culture complex SODAS 2123 (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

18:30 Guided tour of the group exhibition XVII a. with its curators at the Autarkia artist centre (Naugarduko St 41)

19:00–22:00 P:praxis project programme at the art project space Studium P (Pylimo St 20)

20:00 Performance Indeference by Austėja Vilkaitytė at the Autarkia artist centre (Naugarduko St 41)

20:00 Concert on the CAC cafe terrace: ADAS Live (Vokiečių St 2)

 

EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGHS

 

10:00–18:00 Visiting Simonas Kuliešius’s solo exhibition How the birds are singing to me at the exhibition space VITRINA & Bench (Kauno St 36, Kombinat Dailė, 2nd floor)

11:00 – 19:00 Visiting the new Lithuanian Art display at the National Gallery of Art (Konstitucijos Ave 22)

12:00-16:00 Visiting Dominykas Sidorovas’s solo exhibition Metonymy and Gabrielė Adomaitytė’s solo exhibition Documentary exactness at the Vartai gallery (Vilniaus St 39)

12:00-16:00 Visiting Monika Janulevičiūtė’s and Antanas Lučiūnas’s exhibition Water Striders at the Editorial project space (Latako g. 3)

12:00-16:00 Visiting Jurgis Tarabilda’s solo exhibition Into the Non-Being at the Meno Niša gallery (J. Basanavičiaus St 1/13)

12:00 – 17:00 Visiting Ieva Mediodia’s solo exhibition Uploaded Memory at the Trivium gallery (Vilkpėdės St 7–105).

12:00-18:00 Visiting Claudia Corrent’s solo exhibition For you, to remember her often at the Vilnius Photography Gallery (Stiklių St 4/Didžioji St 19)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Irma Stanaitytė-Bazienė’s solo exhibition Guggingo sodas (Gugging Garden) at the VAA exhibition space Titanikas (Maironio St 3)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Diana Zabielaitė’s solo exhibition Presence/In Flow at the VAA gallery Akademija (Pilies St 44)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Annelie Slabbynk’s solo exhibition The ImPerfect Body at the VAA textile gallery Artifex (Gaono St 1)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Justinas Vilutis’s solo exhibition Fear Eats the Soul at the Lithuanian Art Photographers’ Association Prospekto gallery (Gedimino Ave 43)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Marija Černiavskaitė’s solo exhibition Dropout at the UAI gallery Kalnas (Krivių St 10)

12:00–19:00 Visiting Džiugas Šukys’s solo exhibition Body Extensions at the AV17 gallery (Totorių St 5)

12:00–19:00 Visiting Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė’s solo exhibition 7 ROOMS at the LAA gallery Arka (Aušros Vartų St 7)

12:00 – 20:00 Visiting Koenraad Dedobbeleer’s exhibition As Long As it Is Striven after, it Goes on Expanding and the group exhibition Who’s Werner? at the Contemporary Art Centre (Vokiečių St 2)

12:00-21:00 Visiting the group exhibition XVII a. at the Autarkia artist centre (Naugarduko St 41)

15:00–19:00 Visiting Agnė Juodvalkytė’s solo exhibition Inherited Dream at the SHCH/ŠČ gallery (Teatro St 7A)

16:00–19:00 Visiting the group exhibition Islands of art at the Dūmų Fabrikas gallery (Dūmų St 3)

16:00 – 20:00 Visiting the group exhibition TT and Andrés Padilla Domene’s exhibition Répercussion at the Atletika gallery (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

09 08 D.

EXHIBITION OPENINGS AND OTHER EVENTS

 

13:00 Guided tour of the group exhibition Islands of art at the Dūmų Fabrikas gallery (Dūmų St 3)

14:00 Guided tour of Annelie Slabbynk’s solo exhibition The ImPerfect Body at the VAA textile gallery Artifex (Gaono St 1). Registration: artifex@vda.lt

14:00 Guided tour of Jurgis Tarabilda’s solo exhibition Into the Non-Being with the author at the Meno Niša gallery (J. Basanavičiaus St 1/13)

15:00 “Woman Artists, History and Modernisation”. Guided tour with a curator of the display Laima Kreivytė at the National Art Gallery (Konstitucijos Ave 22). Registration: edukacija@ndg.lt

16:00 Conversation with an artist Karla Gruodis by her art work “Lost Wreath” (1995) at the National Art Gallery (Konstitucijos Ave 22). Registration: edukacija@ndg.lt

16:00 Performance by Lina Lapelytė at the Lentvaris Depot (Geležinkelio St 15, Lentvaris)

19:00 Musical performance project Vibes in the air at the SODAS 2123 culture complex (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

19:00–22:00 P:praxis project programme at the art project space Studium P (Pylimo St 20)

 

* Registration in advance

EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGHS

 

10:00–18:00 Visiting Simonas Kuliešius’s solo exhibition How the birds are singing to me at the exhibition space VITRINA & Bench (Kauno St 36, Kombinat Dailė, 2nd floor)

11:00 – 17:00 Visiting the new Lithuanian Art display at the National Gallery of Art (Konstitucijos Ave 22)

12:00-16:00 Visiting the group exhibition Islands of art at the Dūmų Fabrikas gallery (Dūmų St 3)

12:00-16:00 Visiting Jurgis Tarabilda’s solo exhibition Into the Non-Being at the Meno Niša gallery (J. Basanavičiaus St 1/13)

12:00-16:00 Visiting Eglė Ganda Bogdanienė’s solo exhibition 7 ROOMS at the LAA gallery Arka (Aušros Vartų St 7)

12:00–18:00 Visiting Annelie Slabbynk’s solo exhibition The ImPerfect Body at the VAA textile gallery Artifex (Gaono St 1)

12:00–19:00 Visiting Džiugas Šukys’s solo exhibition Body Extensions at the AV17 gallery (Totorių St 5)

12:00-20:00 Visiting Koenraad Dedobbeleer’s exhibition As Long As it Is Striven after, it Goes on Expanding and the group exhibition Who’s Werner? at the Contemporary Art Centre (Vokiečių St 2)

15:00–19:00 Visiting Agnė Juodvalkytė’s solo exhibition Inherited Dream at the SHCH/ŠČ gallery (Teatro St 7A)

17:00-19:00 Visiting the group exhibition TT and Andrés Padilla Domene’s exhibition Répercussion at the Atletika gallery (Vitebsko St 21, 23)

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