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Back Vilnius: the Lithuanian art of weaving

The art of weaving is a vibrant part of Lithuanian culture and has many facets to discover. In this itinerary aroundthe capital city, explore two shops specialised in local craftspeople and designers, two weavers both with their own unique style, a weaving masterclass, and an atelier where you can see first hand their creation processes.

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1 Shop Mažoji Galerija Mažoji Galerija means “small gallery” in Lithuanian; it is the oldest private galleryin the city, and presents local artists. Latvių g. 19A-1,
08113 Vilnius, Lithuania
Monday to Friday 11:00 - 18:00, Saturday 11:00 - 16:00 More
2 Master Artisan Virginija Stigaite Weaver Weaving was a family tradition for Virginija whose grandmother was a weaver. Today, she makes various delicate fashion pieces. Aguonų g. 19,
03213 Vilnius, Lithuania
By appointment only More
3 Guided tour Tour a linen weaving atelier in Vilnius The atelier Jūratė opens its doors and offers a 40-minute guided tour to discover their world and the history of weaving. Didžioji 20/1,
01128 Vilnius, Lithuania
By appointment only More
4 Shop Local House Located in the old town of Vilnius, Local House is all about Lithuanian craft, culture and the celebration of local talent. 22 Pilies Street,
01124 Vilnius, Lithuania
Monday to Sunday 11:00 - 21:00 More
5 courses Tapestry weaving class in Vilnius In this two-hour course, Silvija will teach you all about flax fibre and weaving it. This is your opportunity to try out a loom for yourself. Smėlio g. 6,
10324 Vilnius, Lithuania
By appointment only More
6 Rising Star Raminta Berzanskyté Weaver As well as weaving, Raminta learned the art of dyeing with natural materials in Japan, and she now creates and uses her own dyes. Ozo g. 4,
08200 Vilnius, Lithuania
By appointment only More
7 Master Artisan Vladas Daškevičius Weaver Learning weaving from his mother and grandmother, in his textiles Vladas Daškevičius mixes centuries-old Lithuanian weaving techniques with modern design elements. Žydų 2-9,
01131 Vilnius, Lithuania
By appointment only More