The Ex Libris Collection of International Contest ‘Motiejus Valančius – 195. Šiauliai’
In 1995 on the initiative of the Council of Šiauliai region of Lithuanian Cultural Fund there was held international ex libris contest ‘Motiejus Valančius – 195. Šiauliai’. The contest massively attracted ex libris authors from Lithuania, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Romania, Latvia, Russia, Ukraine and other countries. One collection exhibited in the event Council of Šiauliai region of Lithuanian Cultural Fund handed over to Motiejus Valančius’ homeland museum.
In this virtual exhibition viewer can compare how various artists convey the personality of prominent Lithuanian writer, educator and bishop and his comprehensive work in the astonishing book marks.
For the ex libris collection museum is grateful for the contest organizers Hubertas Smilgys, culturologist and lawyer Jonas Nekrašius, upholder of soberness, physician, writer Albertas Griganavičius; for transporting the collection museum is grateful for Vytautas Razvadauskas.