The Naujamiestis Cultural Centre–Art Gallery organises educational programmes where participants get acquainted with straw, a durable material with special therapeutic properties. They are useful not only at home, but also for
creating delicate and sustainable decorations. The programmes “Straw Factory”, “Create an Interior Decoration”, “Straw Song”, “Straw’s Glowing Power” and “Christmas Decorations” reveal the unique properties and symbolism of this material in the context of major celebrations of the year. A straw sculpture park on the outskirts of Naujamiestis invites visitors to pay attention to sustainability, to think about indiscriminate consumption and the friendship between man and nature. There is also an educational programme for playing wind and percussion musical instruments, and you can get acquainted with the exhibitions of Karaite history and the chronicles of Lithuanian churches.