Discussion "What Took You So Long? Women's Affairs”

On Friday, February 22, at 7 pm we invite you to the presentation of the new art album and discussion "What Took You So Long?" Women's Affairs” at Vilnius Book Fair, Hall 5.5 (Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center “Litexpo” (Laisvės Ave. 5, Vilnius). The discussion will be led by the compiler of the art album Monika Krikštopaitytė and attended by the director of MO museum Milda Ivanauskienė, the director of "The Rooster Gallery“ Jurgita Juospaitytė-Bitinienė, the director of album’s publisher’s "Lewben Art Foundation” Indrė Tubinienė, artists Monika Furmana and Laisvydė Šalčiūtė.

whattookyousolong event

A small project called "A Room of One’s Own", which started a few years ago in the Lithuanian media as well as with several exhibitions that took place in Vilnius and Kaunas, eventually turned into a new book "What Took You So Long". It is an album full of female artists' works and interpretations by art critics.

We want to take a closer look at, analyse and promote the art of the female artists in our collection. Just as 2019 started, it turned out that it’s not just us trying to achieve that – after reviewing the programs of major museums this year, we discovered that the centenary of women voting and the given opportunity to study arts is celebrated throughout Europe with a bang.

So we invite you to the book presentation / discussion "What Took You So Long? Women's Affairs” at Vilnius Book Fair!


What Took You So Long? Women's Affairs
Vilnius Book Fair (Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center “Litexpo”, Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius)
February 22, 7 pm, Hall 5.5.



The Lewben Art Foundation became one of the main sponsors of the Lithuanian pavilion in the Venice Biennial “Lewben Art Foundation” at Vilnius Book Fair 2019
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