Gediminas Castle and the Hill are historical objects that are valued and familiar to every citizen of Lithuania. The state celebrates the centenary after the proclamation of Lithuania's independence. Gediminas Hill together with the castle is not only a national heritage but also a popular object in Lithuanian art and photography. The virtual exhibition, inspired by the current events, will reveal the most beautiful masterpieces of art, and exhibits displayed in chronological order will show the recorded changes in Gediminas Hill and Castle since the 19th century. This is an invitation to contribute to the preservation and honor of historical memory.
Unique exhibits from Samogitian Museum ‘Alka’ are displayed in this virtual exhibition. Samogitian Museum ‘Alka’ in Telšiai is one the richest and oldest museums in the periphery of Lithuania. The most valuable representing the region history exhibits – old documents, manuscripts, photos, art works, ethnographic objects, collections of archaeological finds and many other – are accumulated and stored in the museum.