Traditional Craft Centre „Meniškas kaimas“

Traditional Craft Centre „Meniškas kaimas“

Educational programme “Young Craftsman’s Workshop”. Duration: 2 h. This programme is suitable for students from 7th grade. In “Young craftsman’s workshop” everyone will feel as a real sculptor and leather artist.

During the programme:

You will hear a story about the work of sculptor from a real sculptor;

Every participant will make a little sculpture from gypsum:

You will prepare the gypsum, pour it into a mould, then improve it and carve the gypsum sculpture which you will take together with you

You will make a present for a friend or yourself: a leather keychain or decoration.

You will prepare a leather workpiece which you will decorate with ornaments using special equipment.

 

Additional information:

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 20 people.

Price for one person – 7.50 Eur

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

 

Educational programme “Honey-scented Candle”. Duration: 1 h. The programme is suitable for children and adults.

In this programme:

You will hear a story about beekeeping then and now, about the role of the candle in our ancestor life and nowadays.

You will make a candle out of real beeswax which will spread cosiness and honey aroma.

 

Additional information:

Preferably, a group is no more than 25 people.

Price for one student – 3.50 Eur

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

 

Educational programme “Braid Weaving”. Duration: 2 h. The programme is suitable for children from 14 and adults.

This will be especially interesting for the ones who adore crafts.

You will familiarize with traditional woven braid examples;

You will learn about significance of braids then and now;

Following an example of traditional braid, you will weave splendid bookmarks.

 

Additional information:

Price for 1 person – 5 Eur

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is no more than 25 people.

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

 

Educational-festive programme “The Presents of Easter Bunny” (the programme is only available during Easter time). Duration: 2 h. The programme is suitable for children and adults. During this programme, you will make goods for your Easter table and will get acquainted with old Easter traditions.

During the programme:

You will learn about old Palm Sunday and Easter traditions;

Traditional Easter folk songs will be performed by professional singers and you will be able to sing along;

You will decorate an Easter egg with wax;

You will see an educational film about traditional pottery and then model an Easter lamb to decorate your table.

Each of you will also make a scented candle out of real beeswax.

 

Additional information:

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 20 people.

Price for one person – 7 Eur

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

 

Educational-festive programme “Little Christmas Miracle”. Duration: 2 h. The programme is suitable for children and adults. This programme will bring magical Christmas spirit to children and adults.

During the programme:

Christmas carols will be performed by professional musicians and you will be able to sing along;

You will see an educational film about traditional pottery and model a Christmas angel;

Santa Claus will visit you and each of you will be given a small Christmas miracle – a bulb which you will decorate yourself to turn it into a symbol of Christmas kindness;

In the end, we will play games outside.

 

Additional information:

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 20 people.

Price for one person – 7 Eur

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

 

Educational-festive programme “Warm Christmas tree Decoration”. Duration: 2 h. The programme is suitable for children and adults. In this programme, not only the festive atmosphere will warm children and adults, but also the “warm” work…

During this programme:

You will see a musical surprise from Santa Claus;

You will learn about Christmas Eve spells;

You will make a Christmas tree decoration from wool: layer the wool and beautify it with multi-coloured wool;

You will learn a method called wet felting: shaping, rinsing…And in the end you will have the warmest and most original handmade Christmas decoration.

 

Additional information:

2 hour long educational-festive programme “Warm Christmas tree Decoration” is suitable for people of all ages.

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 20 people.

Price for one person – 7 Eur

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

 

Educational programme “Molio Motiejukas”. Duration: 1 h 30 min. The programme is suitable for children and adults.

In this programme you will get acquainted with clay:

You will see a film about clay moulding and burning by clay craftsmen;

You will observe traditional wood-fired ovens and will find out how they are fired;

You will make a traditional pot yourself to bring home;

You will participate in a competition with prizes.

 

Additional information:

Price for 1 person – 4 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 20 people.

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

 

 

Educational programme “Meniškas kaimas’’. Duration 2 h 20 min. The programme is suitable for children and adults. During this programme, you will learn about traditional crafts: ceramics and candle casting.

In this programme:

You will hear live performances of Lithuanian folk songs and learn to sing a multipart song (sutartinė);

You will see a short film about traditional ceramics;

You will make a pot and a scented candle from beeswax.

 

Additional information:

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 20 people.

Price for one person – 7 Eur

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

 

Educational programme “Wool Games”. Duration: 1 h 30 min. The programme stimulates creativity of children of various ages and helps the adults to relax.

During this programme:

You will learn about sheep breeds in Lithuania, wool types and felt products;

You will layer a base for a picture and decorate it with multi-coloured wool to get different shades of colours.

You will decorate it with diverse natural fibres: silk, linen, bamboo, cannabis;

You will felt, rinse, shape and make a warm original picture to bring home.

 

Additional information:

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 15 people.

Price for one person – 4 Eur

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

 

Educational programme “Leather Workshop”. Duration: 1 h 30 min. The programme is suitable for students from 7th grade and adults. You will hear a story about leather crafts and observe works of the craftsman. Each of you will make either a keychain or necklace out of natural leather.

You will learn about methods and techniques of leather decorating:

You will glue a cut out leather workpiece on cardboard;

For decorating, you will use leather strings;

You will produce your craft by using tools of a real leather craftsman;

You will learn to draw ornaments or your own initials on leather;

In the end, you will varnish and paint your craft.

 

Additional information:

If requested, for extra 2.20 Eur, you can have traditional potato pancakes with meat and herb tea.

Traditional potato pancakes with meat, herb tea and homemade pie – 3.00 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 20 people.

Price for one person – 4 Eur

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

 

Educational programme “The Path of Clay”. Duration: 40 min. The programme is suitable for children and adults. In this activity, you will see the entire way of producing clay crafts:

You will see a film about clay moulding and burning by clay craftsmen;

You will observe traditional wood-fired ovens and will find out how they are fired;

You will see a unique exhibition of pottery crafts.

You will participate in a competition with prizes.

 

Additional information:

Price for one person – 1,5 Eur

Preferably, a group is at least 15 people.

For group leaders and teachers the programme is free.

The visit of a group is arranged in advance.

Forest site with a summerhouse and football pitch – 15 Eur/1 h for a group

Žvejų g. 2, Bebrusų k., Luokesos sen. Molėtų r. (55.183485, 25.434536) (View map)
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