Revitalizing and Teaching of Lithuanian Traditional Handicrafts and Restorers of Wooden Heritage in the Open-Air Museum of Lithuania throug the Restoration of Aristavele Manor House

Project facts

Project promoter:
The Open-Air Museum of Lithuania
Project Number:
Final project cost:
From EEA Grants:
€ 700,505

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The purpose of the Project is restoration and reconstruction of Aristavele Manor House at the Open-Air Museum and create an education-platform for wooden crafts, and open the manor house to the public , with the overall objective of improved competence and capacity in wooden crafts contributing to preservation and development of Lithuania's wooden heritage. Reference is made to the application dated 3 August 2007 and to any subsequent correspondence with the Focal Point. The completed Project shall include the following activities and results: - Reassembling and reconstruction of the manor house; - Original technical documentation of Aristavele manor house updated and revised; - Outdoor infrastructure installed with electric light including equipment of a defensive fence around Aritavele manor ensemble; - Visual- documentation of the reconstruction process for scientific, methodological and educational purposes; - Training workshops for selected target groups; - Purchase of technological equipment for restoration and workshops; - Project management and project publicity; - Public procurement for reconstruction work; - Project supervision; - Project audit. The Project Promoter is the Open-Air Museum of Lithuania. The Focal Point shall ensure that the Lithuanian government provides at least 15 percent of the estimated eligible Project cost.