Creative Communities

“Community”, especially when used in the term “local community”, is one of those ideas like “participation” or “emancipation” that become immensely popular from time to time and that freely migrate across different contexts when their popularity is at its height. […]

This book presents a number of activities initiated by or addressed to specific groups of people who use artistic means [...]. Read more

Study trip educational module – Staffordshire University (UK), Warsaw University (PL), Vytautas Magnus University (LT)

The module was developed during a process of preparing and organising two study trips in each of three partner countries: Lithuania, Poland and United Kingdom in the period of 2011-2012. The process consisted on ongoing, multilateral consultations and testing each phase of the module by the representatives of the three countries.

The module is ready to apply in different vocational [...]. Read more

“Creative Communities. The experience of cultural animation and community arts” – discussions, project presentations and workshops

12-13 October 2012

Lubelska 30/32,Warsaw 

Discussions, project presentations and workshops that sum up, share the thoughts and results, and open contexts for the LOCALISE project.

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Active Communities in Samogitia and Aukštaitija region (LT)

The second Lithuanian (and the last) study trip took place in Lithuania’s Samogitia (Klaipėda county) and Aukštaitija (the city of Molėtai) regions between June 26th and July 3rd 2012. The study trip was focused on two main themes – Youth Policy of Lithuania and the Houses of Culture. These two themes revealed how the term cultural animation is understood in Lithuania. We visited [...]. Read more

Nida Art Colony

Nida Art Colony or NAC is a new subdivision of the Vilnius Academy of Arts. It is developed under the EEA and Norway Grants support. The project started in 2009. NAC was opened in March 2011.

The overall objective of the NAC project is to improve the quality of art and design education in Lithuania and to implement innovations in the field of art education by promoting international [...]. Read more

Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre

The mission of Klaipėda Culture Communication Center is to present the points at issue, tendencies, and process of creation of art to the society with the help of contemporary art forms and means. To develop and induce the relationship between the artist and the recipient of his art work with the help of up-to-date information methods and artistic forms, help the artists of the city [...]. Read more

Žuvies akis (Fish Eye)

The group “Fish Eye” (“Zuvies akis”) was established in 2002, and joins young artists of Klaipėda city, representing different genres of art: design, choreography, modern dance, sculpture, art critics.
The name of the group is related to the character of group’s activities (openness to innovations, artistic experiments, energy and knowledge) as well as particularity of the city (the [...]. Read more

Modestas Vitkus (Klaipėda city youth affairs coordinator)

Municipal youth affair coordinator works with the youth, with youth initiative groups and with youth organizations in different directions: employing leisure time, voluntary work, non-formal education, ensuring of youth participation in the local municipal administration. The youth affairs coordinator of the district, region, town or rural municipality plans and coordinates the work in [...]. Read more

Atviros erdvės jaunimo centras / Open space Youth Centre

Open space youth centre  is the place in Kaipėda city where youth can express themselves in various activities. This centre is working with unmotivated youth from problematic district of Klaipėda city. How this youth centre works? Youth gathers in one place and spends time with their fellows they can organize for themselves various projects, activities and celebrations, they can consult [...]. Read more

Klaipeda Association of Youth Organizations “Apskritasis Stalas” (KLAS) (“Round table”)

Klaipeda Association of Youth Organisations “Apskritasis stalas” (KLAS) was founded in 9 October 1998. KLAS unites 25 youth and with youth working organizations, forms and realizes youth policy in Klaipeda city. KLAS also coordinates the activities of youth organizations, provide them important information, various services, conducts training for leaders of youth organizations on [...]. Read more