Lithuanian Folk Art Institute

Continuing the tradition of Lithuanian folk art in the Diaspora

About Us

The Lithuanian Folk Art Institute (LTFAI) is a North American non-profit organization devoted to preserving Lithuanian heritage through its traditional arts and crafts.  Established in 1977, the Institute provides a forum for collaboration and communication among folk artists in the diaspora. Our mission is to continue the preservation of traditional folk art by archiving material and providing opportunities for scholarship and learning. 

Marija Gimbutas at Raganu Kalnas in Juodkrantė, Lithuania

Lithuanian Folk Art





LTFAI Events


Live workshops instructed by a Lithuanian Folk Art artisan. Click here to get more information on our workshops and see our upcoming workshop schedule.


Free lectures on various topics about Lithuanian folk art, their history, traditions, and more. Click here to learn more about our talks and see our talks schedule.

Event Calendar

Click here to see the 2024 event calendar for the Lithuanian Folk Art Institute.