About us

LITHUANIAN CULTURE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (LCRI) is a state scientific research institution. In the beginning of 2021 it had 75 research fellows. Institute scholars investigate Lithuanian culture, development of art and philosophy, their peculiarities and links with European and global cultural history and its development. LCRI arrays Lithuanian culture and its constituent parts: fine art, music, theatre, philosophy, analyses their links with political and social state development. Research is carried out in cooperation with other Lithuanian and foreign scientific research and studies institutions. The institute has its own publishing centre where the major part of the institute’s scientific production is prepared for publication: monographs, collections of articles, continuous (“Culturology”, “Historical Studies of Fine Art”, “Athena”) and scientific periodicals (“Art Critics”, “Sovijus”), “Religious Studies of Cultural Heritage” and other.