M. Patašius

Courtyard Gallery

Where else would you find the Courtyard Gallery if not in a courtyard? This is how artist Vytenis Jakas, who founded the gallery, is solving the problem of alienation of people and neighbours. And he seems to be succeeding – the gallery has become a popular gathering place for neighbours, artists, city residents and tourists. When a lot of people get together in the courtyard, new ideas are undoubtedly born, and the new drawings on the 19th century walls keep telling new urban stories. Some of them are extremely sad, telling of the Second World War and the Holocaust.