The National Gallery of Art is a state-of-the-art multifunctional arts and cultural centre that strives to start a dialogue with the public. It’s an active communication space where viewers get acquainted with the permanent exhibition and participate in cultural events, lectures and educational programmes.
Modern and contemporary Lithuanian paintings, sculptures, graphics, photography, objects, installations and video art are presented in the National Gallery of Art’s permanent exhibition.
The gallery's Education Centre offers art history classes, practical art classes, tours, lectures, and meetings with museum staff and Lithuanian and foreign artists.
The National Gallery of Art is a subdivision of the Lithuanian Art Museum, a multifunctional art and culture centre presenting modern and contemporary art of the 20th and 21st centuries. It was the National Gallery from 1993 to 1999 and has been the National Gallery of Art since 2009.
The purpose of the National Gallery of Art is to collect, research and present Lithuanian art of the 20th and 21st centuries to Lithuanian and foreign visitors as a part of the global modern art culture. The aim is to collect and get to know Lithuanian art heritage of this period, broaden the audience's horizons, enhance local art relations with art of other countries, promote new interpretations of Lithuanian art, and develop the culture of perception of visual art.