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Most importantly, your support will ensure that this story and those who endured it, whether living, or now deceased, are not forgotten. Ačiū! Paldies! Tänan!
“No Home To Go To” and its programming are made possible by the generous support of the following organizations and individuals:
The Balzekas Museum is grateful for the generous support of many other private donors, all of whom are listed within the Balzekas Museum exhibition.
This exhibition was developed by the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture in collaboration with the Chicago Estonian House, the Latvian Folk Art Museum, and the Lithuanian Emigration Institute of Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Curator: Irena Chambers
Curatorial Assistants: Rita Janz and Karile Vaitkutė, Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
Sigita Balzekas and Stanley Balzekas, Jr., Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
Siim Sööt, Chicago Estonian House
Dace Ķezbers and Ināra Bundža, Latvian Folk Art Museum
Dalia Kuizinienė and Linas Saldukas, Lithuanian Emigration Institute
The exhibition organizers are grateful to the following individuals for providing advice, scholarly insight, and research expertise for this exhibition:
Mark Wyman, Professor of History, Illinois State University
Andris Straumanis, Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Stephen Goodell, Research Historian, Washington, D.C.
Evaldas Stankevičius, Cultural Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Washington, D.C.
Kristina Lapienytė and Skirmantė Miglinienė, Lithuanian Research and Studies Center, Chicago
Additional research assistance was provided by Daina Smith, Audronė Tamulis, Vasaris Balzekas, Rūta Akelaitytė, Regina Vasiliauskienė, and Victoria Matranga
“No Home To Go To” was designed by Bob Riggs, Riggs Ward Design, LLC, Richmond, Virginia; and fabricated by Virginijus Baranauskas, Terra Media, Kaunas, Lithuania
Exhibition installation and construction assistance provided by Vasaris Balzekas, Jonas Barkauskas, Art Gutierrez, and Stanley Balzekas III.
Website by Sigita Bersenas-Balzekas