Park of Europe is at about 14 km from the Centre of Europe and 19 km from Vilnius. It was founded in 1993 under the initiative of Lithuanian sculptor Gintaras Karosas. The only such museum of international sculpture in Lithuania spans the area of 55 hectares and is visited by over 40 thousand people annually.
The open air exhibition displays works by sculptors from all over the world: Armenia, Byelorussia, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, the Netherlands, Peru, Russia, the USA and Venezuela, including works by such contemporary artists as Magdalena Abakanowicz, Sol LeWitt and Dennis Oppenheim.
The works of art are complemented by the expressive landscape of the park, woodlands and grasslands dotted with natural springs. This harmonious whole produces a long lasting impression. Visit an enchanting realm, where the art and the nature meet. Having admired the Double Negative Pyramid by Sol Le Witt and strayed inside the Space of Unknown Growth by Magdalena Abakanowicz, we can find all the European capitals and learn about the distances to them in the Monument of the Centre of Europe by Gintaras Karosas. A Drinking Structure with Exposed Kidney Pool by Dennis Oppenheim (see figure) – balancing on one point like house on a spring – will arouse a stream of individual associations. The sculpture by Jann RosenQueralt will invite you to listen to the sounds of wind and voices of birds at the tops of the trees. Adults and children experience the joy of the discovery.
The sculpture park is open for visitors throughout the year daily from 10 a.m. to sunset. Guided tours are available.