Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas, Lithuania
Vytautas Magnus University Arts Gallery 101 is a space located in-between-academic context, with a goal to induce connecting practices of contemporary art by using different strategies: educational, visual, performative, experiential, research… The gallery presents creative work of Lithuanian and foreign artists in solo and group shows, as well as in other contemporaneity accumulative formats. Conceptual directions of the gallery are contemporaneity, performativity, mediation.
Every autumn the gallery issues an open call for exhibitions, and accepts proposals for events throughout the season. The gallery is closed in July, August and January.
Also, volunteers and interns are always invited to contribute.
VMU Arts Gallery 101 was established in 2008 and till 2014 operated in Laisves av. 53. Now it is located in VMU Arts Faculty Muitines st. 7 in Kaunas. From Autumn season 2017 curator, art manager and mediator Vaida Stepanovaitė took the position of the gallery’s Director.
At this moment the gallery’s website is being renewed.