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MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF J. ZIKARAS

J. Zikaro g. 3, Kaunas +370 37 223 205 zikaronamai@gmail.com www.ciurlionis.lt Museum is visited by arrangement

This house has the features of wooden palaces and ethnic constructions, it belonged to a prominent Lithuanian sculptor Juozui Zikarui (1881-1944). The house of the well- known artist projected in 1932 by technician J. Dubauskas, its construction adapted to houses built on slopes – from the back side two floors constructed, from the facade - one. Later on a laundry with balcony was added to the building and a terrace with a wonderful panorama to Kaunas old town. A basement was equipped with J.Zikaras workshop, an apartment consisted of four joint rooms. Zikaras house was frequently visited by Kaunas elite and artists. In 1999 the preserved J.Zikaras house opened the memorial museum, the most interesting facts about J. Zikaras and his life presented in the educational program “visiting the creator of Freedom sculpture.

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