At the Department of Art History and Visual Culture of the Lithuanian Institute of Culture M. Daraškevičius is preparing a doctoral dissertation on Art Criticism (03H), entitled “Dining Room at the House of Lithuanian Nobility of the 19th Century”. In this study, one room of the manor house was chosen – dining room and food related spaces (kitchen, food and dining-related utilities storage room)

In 2017-2018 autumn semester (Fridays 15: 00-16: 35, 112, Titanic, Maironio St. 6, Vilnius) in the Department of Art History and Theory of Vilnius Academy of Arts M. Daraškevičius is giving a lecture The History of Interior Decoration in Europe and Lithuania (English, module HB0283).