The Educational forum “Dialogues of Artistic and Cultural Education for Future Education. Why do Muses Need Advocates?” took place on the 28 th of October in 2021. About 100 participants took part in the forum. The introduction was presented by Ramūnas Skaudžius (Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania), prof. dr. Romas Baronas (Chairman of the Lithuanian Science Council). The keynote speech “Strengths, Limitations, Opportunities and Challenges of Art Education” was given by dr. Rūta Girdzijauskienė (Professor of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, Chief Researcher of Klaipėda University, President of the Lithuanian Music Teachers’ Association, Member of the Artistic Education Network of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association). The discussion was attended by dr. Darius Kuolys (Associate Professor of Vilnius University),dr. Gediminas Karoblis (Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Norwegian University of Science and Technology), dr. Egidijus Stancikas (Associate Professor, Institute of Educational Research, Academy of Education, Vytautas Magnus University, General Director of Kaunas National Drama Theater),Domantas Razauskas (songwriter and performer, poet, composer, radio host, chairman of the AGATA council of the performers’ association), Vytautas Juozapaitis (Professor, Chairman of the Culture Committee of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania). The  conclusion was drawn by prof. dr. Liudmila Rupšienė (President of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association) , prof. dr. Loreta Žadeikaitė (Chief Adviser of the Department of Studies, Science and Technology of ŠMSM). The forum was moderated by dr. Emilija Sakadolskienė (Associate Professor of Vytautas Magnus University and Vilnius University, Member of the Artistic Education Network of the Lithuanian Educational Research Association), Laima Rutkauskienė (Chief Specialist of the Basic and Secondary Education Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports). You can view the recorded  forum at