Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture



  • 6500 S. PULASKI ROAD
    CHICAGO, IL 60629
  • TEL.: 773.582.6500
  • FAX:773.582.5133
  • Open 10 AM - 4 PM daily
  • Except Christmas, Easter &
    New Year's Day
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No Home to Go To: The Story of Baltic Displaced Persons, 1944 - 52


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Upcoming Baltic Community Events:

The following is a list of Lithuanian and/or Baltic cultural events that may be of interest to our members and website visitors. If you or your non-profit organization would like us to include your next event in this calendar, please contact us here. We reserve the right to accept or decline posts at our own discretion.


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September 5 - 15

"Old Vilnius" by Jurijus Azanovas from Vilnius, Lithuania

See the Tour itinerary and booking details on the Museum's Travel Page >>> Space is limited for this popular annual tour.
Don't delay; book today!

BalzekasMuseum CupMade in Lithuania, these charming wooden decorations add cheer up your home year round. Be sure to visit the Balzekas Museum's Online Gift Shop for these and other gift items for any occasion. Gift Shop sales support museum programs and activities. >>>

Baltic DPs - Displaced Persons

Baltic DP Exposition - 2014
Baltic DP Women in National Costume
As part of the ongoing Baltic DP Exhibition and Programs, the organizers are requesting that Lithuanian, Latvian, and Estonians, who were themselves displaced during WWII and spent time in DP Camps after the war, complete a questionnaire describing their or their family members' experiences. More about the Baltic DP Project ...


Anna: Going to America

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Hope & Spirit, the Balzekas Museum's series of exhibits and programs commemorating 70 years since the start of mass Soviet deportations from Lithuania to the Soviet Gulag has ended. Highlights from the exhibit, including a virtual tour, links, articles, videos, and teaching resources are available online here: Hope & Spirit online >>>

The Hope & Spirit series is partially supported by grants from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; the Illinois Humanities Council; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Illinois General Assembly; a City Arts grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events; and the ECPC.