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EANC enables free-to-the-public Baltic Diaspora Exhibit in Philadelphia this summer

From June 22 through August 30, the Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Branch, will open an unprecedented exhibition of the Baltic diaspora, drawing on the memories, documents, photographs, and memorabilia of families and individuals who lived through the WWII experience.
Where: Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street. Second Floor West Gallery, see www.freelibrary.org for directions and parking
When:  June 22 through August 30, 2015, hours: M-Th 9am – 9pm; F 9am – 6pm; Sat 9am – 5pm; Sun 1pm – 5pm
Exhibition opening reception: free and open to the public, Tuesday, June 23, 5:30pm – 7pm; RSVP required, to request invitation contact: office@kristabard.com.
For more information: 773-582-6500 or info@balzekasmuseum.org Karile Vaitkute, Rita Janz,
215-735-7110 or office@kristabard.com Krista Bard

The creation of this exhibition reflects the collaborative effort of numerous institutions including: the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, the Latvian Folk Art Museum, the Chicago Estonian House, and the Lithuanian Emigration Institute.  
This project is partially supported by grants from the Kazickas Family Foundation, Lithuanian Council for Culture, Lithuanian Foundation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Women’s Guild of the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, the Latvian Foundation, Inc., Cultural Foundation of the World Federation of Free Latvians, the Philadelphia Society of Free Letts, the Estonian American National Council and the Philadelphia Estonian Society, the Lithuanian American Association of Philadelphia, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania and private donations.