Lithuanian

   Lithuanian Gallery

LITHUANIA GALLERY EXHIBT - "ALL THINGS LITHUANIAN"

The Lithuanian Gallery displays Lithuanian Cultural History in many unique spaces.

Three musical instruments which play Folk music are significant in Lithuanian Culture:
Wooden Stabule-whistle made from wood   
Trejclekshis-percussion instrument which looks like a metal rattle to hand hold and shake like a rattle
Kokle- type of Zither (or psaltery) THIS INSTUMENT IS DISPAYED IN THE GALLERY.

The gallery displays Baltic Amber in various art forms.
See natural amber jewelry, beads, and paintings unique to Lithuania.
"Amber is the symbol of the Lithuanian country and soul of the people."
Baltic amber was discovered in 1854 in Juodkrante and found washed up in this coastal village.
Baltic Amber Road is a tourist attraction along the Baltic coast. There visitors can discover the history of amber, see amber products and visit with local artists.

Lithuanian Traditional Folk Dolls from old town Vilnius are displayed.
The dolls come in many sizes and regional dress.
The ladies' dress consists of vests and sashes matching the pattern embroidered in the aprons.
The embroidery is usually geometric design and covers long plaid skirts.
Hats are trimmed with ribbon. 
Men are understated in dress with woven sashes covering their white shirt.Other attire includes pants and boots.


Visitors to this gallery will need to linger as there is a lot to see.