A path of daily bread

 

Duration: 1-2 hours
For:  people aged 3 to 99
Place: similar to an authentic nineteenth-century Lithuanian peasant house

Moderator: head of educations E. Petrauskaitė and ethnographer R. Jotautienė

Location: the Museum of Prienai Region, 13 F. Martišiaus St, Prienai
Visiting days: Wednesdays and Fridays

Booking: time can be prearranged by calling +370 656 37554

Fee: 4 euros for children, pupils and students; 5 euros for adults

Educational activity:

Programme participants will see the process of baking bread and be introduced to its history. They will also bake or bring from the museum their own bread.

 

While bread is being baked, programme participants are introduced to a long path of daily bread, from sowing rye to putting baked bread on the table

 

 

Depending on their age, various groups will be engaged in tasks which will help them feel respect for bread and live out the true meaning of the concept “holy”

The museum is closed during the following holidays:

 

• January 1st. – New Year

• February 16th – Lithuanian State Restoration Day
• March 11th. – Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania
• St. Easter (Sunday and Monday).
• May 1st. – International Labour Day
• Mother’s Day on the first Sunday in May
• The first Sunday in June – Father’s Day
• June 24th. – St. John’s Day (Dew and Midsummer’s Day)
• July 6th – Statehood Day (Coronation of King Mindaugas)
• August 15th. – Assumption day (Day of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin)
• November 1st. – All Saints Day
• December 24th. – Christmas Eve
• December 25 – 26. Christmas