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Small sculptures

The medal “The Code”Medalis

Turgaus Sq. 24, Telšiai

Author Romualdas Inčirauskas.
A bronze medal created in 2006 with encrypted words “Medals” Muziejaus 31 “Alka”. The relief plastic symbolizes the collection accumulated during twenty years of medal symposiums taking place in Telšiai.




The sculpture “The Bear’s Foot”Nuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Turgaus Sq., Telšiai

Sculptor S.Jokubaitis. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
By putting your hand into the footprint, you make sure you will have the strength of a bear. It’s the footprint of the Samogitian totem, the Samogitian Bear that marks the place of the capital of Samogitia.



The Medals “Little Jews” P9292550.jpg

Turgaus Sq. 24; Iždinės St 11; Aukštoji St 3, Telšiai

Author Romualdas Inčirauskas.
These “Jews” medals are related to the presence of Jews in the capital of Samogitia. The articles are “sunk” in the bricks of the buildings at human eye height.
Iždinės Street 11. Telšiai Yeshiboth. The higher rabbinical school founded by the Rabbi Gaon Leizer Gordon in 1873.
Aukštoji Street 3. Here was the Soldier Synagogue. The highest caste Jews used to pray here. It was built in the mid 19th century - the second half of the 19th century.
Turgaus Square 19. Here was the first Jewish synagogue, approximately in the same location as the present five-storey houses of Laisvės Street and the former “Džiugas” cinema. This synagogue has not survived.

The sculpture “The Globe of Samogitia” Nuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Turgaus Sq. 24, Telšiai

Author student Artūras Valiūnas. Work supervisor artist Romualdas Inčirauskas. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
Built in 2008. The author’s idea of a cultural object is a smart answer to those who think that there are no Samogitians. The areas of Samogitia depicted on The Globe of Samogitia correspond to the actual map, and Telšiai, like Rome, stands on seven hills.






The game-sculpture “Know the Capital of Samogitia”Nuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Turgaus Sq., Telšiai

Author – student Valdas Janauskas. Work supervisor Prof. Vytautas Mockaitis. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
The sculpture was created for the Festival of Telšiai town of 2009. The figures of the Cathedral, the Church of St. Nicholas, the Church of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, the Episcopal Palace, the old school of the town, the Samogitian Rural Museum, Telšiai Faculty of Fine Arts of Vilnius Academy of Art, Rainiai Chapel of Sufferings, the Market Square are arranged on a plane built on a stand. Moving the sculpture board, a metal ball shall be rolled toward the objects along the paths. If the ball falls into a hole, “the travel” in
Telšiai shall be resumed from the beginning, until all the figures of the objects are visited avoiding the holes, to the final hole with the symbol of the town clock.

The sculpture “Samogitian Legends”Nuotraukos auotorius A.Žebrauskas

Respublikos St, Telšiai

Author/sculptor Romualdas Kvintas. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
The monument was built in 2008. The monument depicts the bear carrying bear cubs and Samogitian children on its back - the mother of Samogitia. The sculpture reminds the still alive folk legends about the bears that helped Samogitians to raise and educate their children. Here, by gently rubbing the bear’s nose, you can expect good wishes come true.





Signs in the town pavementNuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Katedros Sq., Telšiai

Author Deimantė Šapnagytė. The work supervisor Prof. Vytautas Mockaitis. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
The provisions of the human existence are reflected by meaningful signs and laconic artistic means in the reliefs installed in the pavement of the Cathedral Square. Hands are the main element of the composition. They symbolize the human touch intended to give joy and touch everybody’s heart.



The town model for the blind Nuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Katedros Sq., Telšiai

Author student Eglė Tamošiūnaitė. The work supervisor Associate Prof. Romualdas Inčirauskas. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
Created in 2007. The bronze model depicts one of the seven Insula hills, the Church of St. Anthony of Padua, the Theological Seminary, the Episcopal Palace, the old school of the town, the fountain for Kazimieras Simonavičius, the Cultural Centre, Žemaitė Drama Theatre, the Exhibition Hall, Kalno Street and Respublikos Street. The sides of the model are decorated with the coats of arms of Telšiai town and Samogitia. The model is adapted for visually impaired people.




The monument “The Fountain”Nuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Katedros Sq., Telšiai

Sculptor Romualdas Kvintas. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
The monument was built in 2005 for Kazimieras Simonavičius, the Samogitian pioneer of rocket theory and the author of the work “Didysis artilerijos menas” (“The Great Art of Artillery”) (1650) that gained a worldwide fame.



The sculpture “The School”Nuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Katedros Sq., Telšiai

Sculptor Benas Narbutas. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
The sculpture “The School” was built in 1987 and was unveiled to commemorate opening of the first school in Telšiai town. It was timed to the celebration of a hundredth anniversary of the old school of Telšiai town.






Sculptures in the Gate of Fame of Telšiai Cathedral Nuotraukos auotrius A.Žebrauskas

Katedros Sq., Telšiai

Sculptor A.Sakalauskas. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
The sculptures were built in 2005, to commemorate the 555 anniversary of Telšiai town.
The sculptures depict St. Anthony of Padua - the patron of Telšiai Cathedral, St. Stanislaus - the patron of Telšiai town.






The Embossed doors of Telšiai St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral Nuotraukos autorius A.Žebrauskas

Katedos Sq., Telšiai

Author Romualdas Inčirauskas. Architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.
Rimas Mickevičius helped the artist to technically improve the work of art. These doors have been created to commemorate the 600th anniversary of Samogitia Baptism. 4 relief episodes - artistic blocks - are depicted on the doors: Samogitian pagan historical past before baptism; baptism of Samogitia, the General Constitutional Ecumenical Council, and the famous Samogitian complaint; history of Samogitian Diocese and history of Telšiai Diocese.







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