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- Address: Konstitucijos pr. 22, Vilnius, Lithuania
- Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and national holidays.
- Admission: 1.80 Euro
The National Art Gallery in Vilnius is a branch of the Lithuanian Art Museum. It is home to more than 46,000 exhibits of 20th and 21st century Lithuanian art. Works of art are displayed chronologically and each of the 10 exhibition halls has a different theme, different period and different point of view, highlighting important events and facts in recent Lithuanian history. Some of the more notable collections include modern art in Lithuania and Vilnius in the first half of the 20th century; works of Lithuanian artists affected by World War II and the Soviet occupation of Lithuania; Lithuanian art and photography in the second half of the 20th century; art of Lithuanians in exile; and contemporary Lithuanian art at the end of the 20th and start of the 21st century. The lobby and the courtyard often feature new art works.
The National Art Gallery sits on the right bank of the River Neris. It can be easily reached from the center of Vilnius across the White or Green Bridges. You can also take bus number 43, 46, 52, 56, 60 or 88, or trolleybus number 9 or 19 to the Nacionaline dailes galerija stop. Guided tours are available in English for 15 Euro. An audioguide app for mobile devices can be downloaded from the gallery website or you can rent an audioguide upon arrival.