2019-08-31/09-01 Kaunas International Carillon Music Festival 2019

49 bells, telling stories in music from the top of a bell tower – that is the carillon of Kaunas city. The carillon has inspired Kaunas city residents and guests to take a break from their everyday rush in the ever-green Vytautas the Great War Museum garden for 82 years, whilst also drawing them into a different kind of rhythm – one full of discoveries, meditative time and melody-like encounters.

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2019-07-24 Common People: Magic Trip (2011)

“Common People”, the documentary film screening series initiated by “Kitas Kinas”, continues residing in the inner courtyard of Kaunas Artists’ House and is hosting a screening of “Magic Trip” (dirs. Alison Ellwood, Alex Gibney, 2011) at 8 pm, 24 July.

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2019-07-25 “Trenksmas”

What happens when words from paper move up on a stage and a pen is swapped to a microphone? When boundaries are transgressed not only between readers and the audience, but different disciplines of art?

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2019-05-15 Common People: GLOW (2012)

“Kitas Kinas”, the educational film platform, continues its series of documentary film screenings “Common People” at Kaunas Artists’ House, at the core of which lie portraits of eccentrics and hermits, tender relationships and everyday social occurences, subcultures and communities, living in the margins of society.

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2019-04-25 KAH residencies: Unlearning Eastern Europe

In 2019, Kaunas Artists’ House residency programme “Unlearning Eastern Europe”* invites guest curators from Baltic countries and aims to reconsider the contemporary issues of the region, ranging from decolonialisation options to the politics of public spaces. During April KAH will host its first resident in 2019 – curator, artist Tanel Rander (EE).

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2019-03-27 Common People: The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (1995)

“Kitas Kinas”, the educational film platform, continues its series of documentary film screenings “Common People” at Kaunas Artists’ House, at the core of which lie portraits of eccentrics and hermits, tender relationships and everyday social occurences, subcultures and communities, living in the margins of society. On the 27th of March, 7 pm, the platform presents the second screening of the series – “The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists” (dir. Les Blank, 1995).

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2019-03-20 The Internationa Day of Happiness | KAH barbecue

As part of the Internationa Day of Happiness celebrations, we would like to invite you to a barbecue that extends far beyond a traditional barbecue: there will be creative workshops for kids, tours around KAH with tales of its mythical past and, of course, we will share our ideas for the upcoming Putvinskio street day.

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2019-03-14 Synaesthesis: Atomic B

On the 14th of March, 7.30 pm Kaunas Artists’ House is hosting a performance of “Atomic B”, a work for an ensemble, live electronics and two video screens, performed by contemporary music ensemble “Synaesthesis”.

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2019-02-13 Open Reading Group Cwywt! #12 with Monika Kalinauskaitė

On Wednesday, 13 February, at 6 pm, Six chairs books and guest-host Monika Kalinauskaitė will run its TWELFTH Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together. The readings of this session – TEENAGE HEARTBAG – will revolve around teenagers, hearts, intensity, lies of parents and lies told to parents, and other lessons of being feverish.

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2019-01-22 CRRNT No. 12

CRRNT is a concert series dedicated to live, contemporary, improvised and experimental music. The upcoming, twelfth instalment of the series, will showcase some of the most active and relevant free jazz and musical improvisation, who, in the form of a trio, will perform a double concert!

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2019-01-09 Open Reading Group – Cwywt! #10 with Hedvika Janečko

On Wednesday 9 of January at 6 pm Six chairs books and guest-host Hedvika Janečko will run its TENTH twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together.

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2018-02-20 KMN residencies: Limitation Piece

Kaunas Artists’ House is pleased to invite you to a research showing of “Limitation Piece” by choreographers Grėtė Šmitaitė (Germany/Lithuania) and Hanna Kritten Tangsoo (Germany/Estonia), which is going to take place on the 23rd of February from 7 to 9 pm. Throughout the months of January and February, both choreographers, and graduates of the Hochschulübergreifendes […]

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2018-02-21 CLAP WHEN YOU WANT TO!

On Wednesday 21 February 6pm Six chairs books will host its first twice monthly Open Reading Group – Clap when you want to! – which is an invitation to read ahead, collectively discuss and support dear bodies of women, of the earthly and the technological, and seek the joy of learning the planetary together. 

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