Come celebrate 30 years of Lithuania’s restored independence!

Visit an Exhibition

For Freedom: Lithuanian American Support for Lithuania’s Independence and Recognition

Lithuania thanking America for support and recognition of Lithuanian statehood

See how Lithuanians in America fought for the country’s freedom for decades, from the late 19th century and throughout the 20th century. Learn how ideas and principles triumph.

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attend a Musical Event

Piano Music Concert

donaldas racys

Featuring works by Chopin, Albeniz, and Ravel, performed by Lithuanian pianists Donaldas Račys and Julija Sadaunykaitė. A reception follows the performance.

‘The concert will take place on February 7, 2020 at 7 p.m.

See a Play

As If in a Story: Liūnė Sutema, Woman and Poet


Written and performed by Audrė Budrys Nakas in Lithuanian. A reception follows the play.

The play will be presented on March 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

At the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture 6500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois 60629 Phone (773) 582-6500 Fax (773) 582-5133 E-mail:

The Museum is grateful for the funding from the Illinois Arts Council; the City of Chicago Cultural Grants Program, DCASE; the Lithuanian Foundation, and private donors whose support helped make these programs possible.

Tours to Lithuania
in 2020

1. June 27 to July 7

2. September 7 – 17