Support Rupert – donate 2%

Support Rupert – donate 2% All taxpayers residing in Lithuania can transfer up to 2% of their income tax to an organization having the status of a support recipient with their annual tax return…. More

Lia Perjovschi: Knowledge Museum Kit & Dan Perjovschi: Time Specific

Lia Perjovschi: Knowledge Museum Kit & Dan Perjovschi: Time Specific opened in Rupert on the 25th of April. Knowledge Museum is a project in which Lia Perjovschi recycles many of her other projects including… More

Maya Mikelsone: Table Culture Workshop

Next Saturday, 19 April Rupert invites you to participate in resident’s Maya Mikelsone’s ‘Table Culture Workshop’. After more than twenty years of Soviet Union’s collapse and the introduction of a new political and economical… More

Our Extra-Sensory Selves: A Development Circle In  Experimental Mediumship

While at Rupert, resident Allison Gibbs is becoming mediumistic as a methodology; by attempting to learn and embody the sensibilities and practices of a medium to consider extra-sensory practice as a mode of radical,… More

Open Call for residency program

Rupert is now accepting applications for residency period: 1 July – 21 December, 2014 (May 11 deadline). Rupert’s residency program invites thinkers – artists, writers, curators, publishers and other creative actors to stay in… More


Rupert invites all for an Open Studios session this Saturday, March 29. Rupert residents Allison Gibbs, Lucas Dillon and Sebastian Rozenberg will open the doors of their studios to the public and talk about… More

Rupert invites: Marten Spangberg

Rupert invites Mårten Spångberg for a public 3-day workshop and a talk on choreographic practice, the increasing monetization of identity and performativity in art production, object-oriented ontology, Accelerationism, politics and aesthetics, possibility and potentiality… More

Valentina Desideri: Studio Practice

What if study is what we do with others? What if study is a social practice that needs rehearsal? What if we study in the studio? What if the studio is a dance studio?… More

Rupert invites: Kristupas Sabolius

On Tuesday, 4 March 6:30 pm Rupert invites Kristupas Sabolius to present the ideas proposed in his new book “Įsivaizduojamybė” (Eng. “The Imaginary”), which deals with the topics of imagination, technology, virtuality, cinema and art…. More

Creative Writing Workshop: Re-Contextualizing American Colonialism & Patriotism

On Sunday, 19 January this year, Rupert is glad to invite you to a writing workshop hosted by Rupert Educational program participant Jacquelyn Davis: “[…] In light of recently visiting a traditional museum in… More

Chris Fitzpatrick: “2012”

Objectif Exhibitions is an internationally-focused contemporary art centre located in Antwerp, Belgium. It was founded in 1999, and hires a new director every four years. Since taking the position in 2012, Chris Fitzpatrick has… More

Like There’s No Tomorrow

This Monday, 30 December at 7 pm we’d like to invite you to a launch party of publication “Like There’s No Tomorrow”. “Like There’s No Tomorrow” is a new book on young Lithuanian photography…. More

Niklas Tafra presents Sanna Marander

There is an exhibition that travels in a wallet. There are too many curators. Sanna Marander works with text. Text which in this case is actually expressed by Jurgis Griškevičius. A text about text-pieces… More

Holiday greetings

Rupert team would like to wish you all a very happy Christmas and a great upcoming year! Thank you for visiting, participating, supporting and following us. We will return after the holiday season and continue… More

Open Call for residency program

Applications are now accepted for Winter, Spring and Summer residencies, 2014 until 20 December, 2013. Residency dates are 1 February—12 April or 21 April – 30 June 2014. There are two types of residencies:… More

Markus Miessen: The Uninvited Outsider | Event Cancelled

We regret to inform you that due to personal reasons Markus Miessen had to cancel his visit to Vilnius. The lecture and workshop will no longer take place on 9-10 December. Markus Miessen and… More

Public Announcement

We would like to inform you that the founder of Rupert Darius Žakaitis and Rupert’s Director Juan de Nieves have mutually decided on 4 November, 2013 to end the contract of Juan de Nieves as the… More

Dora Garcia Performance series

This December Rupert invites you to three performances by the Spanish artist Dora Garcia: 5 December, Thursday, 7 pm Performance. “Finnegans Wake” reading at Rupert (Meškeriotojų st. 33) 6 December, Friday, 3 pm “Books… More


November 14, 2013 marked the end of the first Joy & Mirror creative residency Actions in the Island. The residency took place in Museo Fondazione MACC, in Calasetto, Sardinia, Italy and began in mid-October 2013. Four artists participated… More

Chloe Cooper. Artist Talk

Contemporary Art Centre Reading Room will  host Artist Talk with Rupert’s current resident Chloe Cooper this Thursday, 21 November at 6 pm. Chloe Cooper works with people in places to bring about some kind of… More

Oneiric Workshop. Julijonas Urbonas

Led by Julijonas Urbonas, this sleepover workshop will explore and enact the creative possibilities of oneiric reality. Dreams will be approached as a unique test-site for creative ideas, as a method of poetic enquiry, and as an exhibition space. Introducing… More

JOY and MIRROR. Actions in the Island

The residency of Baltic artists in Calasetta will attempt to rearrange and disrupt the landscape and cultural activities and at the same time will not necessarily always happen on site. Guided by joy principle the encounters of localities will… More

NSK State in Time

Miran Mohar (Irwin) presentation will focus on NSK State in Time, which was founded in 1992 as a transformation of the Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK) art collective into NSK State in Time. NSK was… More


((The system we have developed between us is in a way of course comedy, comedy overcome by tragedy? Might be. Tragedy is overcome by comedy, and both are overcome by art. )) Mixed media… More


This Saturday (5 October) Rupert would like to invite the public to the Open Studio event. Between 12 pm and 4 pm in the afternoon, the studios of Rupert’s very first residents will be… More

Forest, forest

The aim of the workshop “Forest, forest” is to share an approach to the methodology and the investigation Mariona Moncunill is carrying out while in Rupert.  It concerns the symbolic and ideological construction of… More

Photo Reportage from the Opening of Fast Flux

Fast Flux: New Art from Lithuania Opening A panel of speakers discussed the exhibit, the role of art and architecture in Soho, and the role of Lithuanian artists George Maciunas and Jonas Mekas in… More

Dora Garcia: The Jerusalem of Europe

The Jerusalem of Europe is a project of the Spanish artist Dora García (Valladolid, 1965) conceived specifically for Rupert. Her proposal is an accumulative performance-in-progress and partial selection of recent works that resist adding… More

Fast Flux

New Art from Lithuania. In August 1966, George Maciunas set out to found an artists collective in Soho with the help of Jonas Mekas. Together, they envisioned a Kolhkoz with a Fluxshop and a… More

Open Call for Photography Submissions

Rupert and Sraunus are publishing photography album ‘Like There’s No Tomorrow: Contemporary Lithuanian Photography.’ We would like to invite young Lithuanian photographers (up to 35 years old) to submit no more than 20 photographs… More

Open Call for Educational and Residency Programs

Dear All, We are thrilled to announce the second Open Call for Rupert Residencies Program. The applications for the autumn/winter residency round are accepted  until 18 August, 2013. Residency date is 15 October—22 December, 2013…. More

Gediminas G.Akstinas

Words overheard on a sunny day lead me to another memory-image – a hammock among trees. The memory evoked by these words, though does not interact directly with the sunlight, contains it inside. [1] Sunlit things or… More

Open Call & Tour

Dear All, Applications are now officially open for Rupert’s Educational and Residency programs. The deadlines are : 14 JULY for the first round of residencies and 1 AUGUST for the Educational Program. To apply,… More