MO Museum

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MO Museum
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EstablishedOctober 18, 2018; 27 days ago (2018-10-18)
LocationPylimo str. 17, Vilnius
Coordinates54°40′46″N 25°16′40″E / 54.679470°N 25.277744°E / 54.679470; 25.277744
DirectorMilda Ivanauskienė
Websitewww.mo.lt

MO Museum is a modern art museum in Vilnius, Lithuania. As a private initiative of Lithuanian scientists and philanthropists Danguolė Butkienė and Viktoras Butkus, it functioned as an art museum without a building for about ten years. The collection of 5,000 modern and contemporary pieces contains major Lithuanian artworks from the 1950s to this day.

The museum was opened for the public on 18 October 2018 in the building designed by Studio Libeskind and the team of Lithuanian architects Do Architects.[1][2] Total building floor area: 3100 sq.m., height: 17 m.[3]

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  1. ^ "MO Museum of Modern Art / Studio Libeskind". ArchDaily. 2018-10-23. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  2. ^ "Studio Libeskind Designs a Bold New Art Museum for Vilnius". Metropolis. 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  3. ^ "MO Modern Art Museum". Retrieved 2018-11-01.

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