Basanavičiaus 45, LT - 57182, Kėdainiai.
Tel. (370 347) 57398 , (370) 686 32992 .
Fax. (370 347 60270).
Tuesday thru Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
During Summer time (June, July, August) Museum is open on Sundays: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
129 km – about 1 hour 44 mins
61.1 km – about 51 mins
Adults – 4 Litas
Children & students – 2 Litas
Museum members - free
Excursions are booked by the telephone (370 347) 57398 .
Kėdainiai (Polish: Kiejdany) is one of the oldest cities in Lithuania. It is located on the Nevėžis River. First mentioned in the 1372 Livonian Chronicle of Hermann de Wartberge, its population as of 2008 was 30,214. The old town of Kėdainiai dates from the 18th century is one of the largest in Lithuania.
The former Town Hall, the House of Rectors, the Church of St. George, the Calvinist Church, and the House of Scotch Merchants are notable architectural sites. It was a custom that everyone arriving in Kėdainiai had to bring a stone for the construction of the town. Kėdainiai is also the location of the only minaret in Lithuania. In all, Kėdainiai has two synagogues, one Orthodox church, one Lutheran church, two Catholic churches and one Calvinist church.
Janina Monkute-Marks Museum and Gallery is committed to the cultural and educational advancement achieved through sharing art in its dynamic diversity with the city of Kedainiai and the larger cultural community of Lithuania. The Museum stimulates creative activity, community involvement and philanthropy by organizing exhibitions, symposia, lectures, literary evenings, concerts and educational outreach projects for the youth.
The Museum represents a new art museum model concentrating on the action instead of being a static repository of art. The Museum initiates various contemporary artistic activities and stimulates individual creativity. It is an inclusive, vibrant art center of the community that stimulates the participation of the residents of all ages and different backgrounds.
Mrs. Alma ADAMKIENĖ
(Member of National Parliament)
Viktoras MUNTIANAS Rimantas DILIŪNAS
(Mayor of Kėdainiai district) Nijolė NAUJOKIENĖ
(Deputy Mayor of Kėdainiai District)
Julius LUKOŠEVIČIUS (Education Department Division , Kėdainiai ) Egidijus GRIGAITIS (General Department Division , Kėdainiai )
prof. Egidijus ALEKSANDRAVIČIUS Alexander R. DOMANSKIS (Attorney, USA)
Dalia MINKEVIČIENĖ- JAZDAUSKIENĖ