An exposition of works by folk artist Antanas Bagdonas, an honorary citizen of Tauragė, and his wife Elena Bagdonienė-Čėsnaitė is located on the second floor of the museum administration building. A. Bagdonas is one of the most prominent personalities in the history of Tauragė folk art. Not only wood but also metal, clay, stone, amber obeyed him. He was one of the first authors of monumental works in Tauragė, participated in the creation of the Ablinga memorial, the sculpture ensemble of the Jūra river embankment, built monuments to the soldiers of Independent Lithuania in the old cemetery of Tauragė, Jewish genocide victims in Antšunijai village, restored monuments of Vincas Kudirka and Vladas Putvis- Putvinskis.
The exposition presents works created by A. and E. Bagdonai, which in 2013 the folk artist donated to the museum. It is a collection of wooden sculptures, various decorative masks, ceramics, metal, stone products. The amber jewelry created by E. Bagdonienė is eye-catching: medallions, bracelets, brooches. The stands are decorated with sculptures of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. This exhibition reminds that, according to the author, man needs beauty. So we are waiting for visitors who want to see and feel it.
The consistent historical narrative of the Tauragė region begins with prehistory and continues to the present day. Archaeological finds, the remains of the Tauragė manor, the features of the border with Prussia, the world wars, the devastated land, and the flourishing of a modern industrial city. Yiddish, German, Russian and Lithuanian-speaking Tauragians who lived here […]
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