The second edition of the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA2) opens to the public from 20 August - 13 September 2020, bringing together 65 participants and 9 collectives at the Andrejsala industrial port area in Riga.
For centuries, amber has been in the center of Latvian crafts, arts, and jewelry, now bearing not only aesthetic but also historical value. Liepāja Museum has opened an exhibition "Amber in close-up", revealing jewelry created in the second half of the 20th century, said Rus.lsm.lv August 2.
Every Monday, in the courtyard of the cultural venue "Tu jau zini Kur" on Tallinas Street, the curtain falls to reveal a weekly wonder of contemporary art, representatives told Latvian Television July 28.
On Thursday, July 9, artist Lidija Zaneripa's exhibition "Rolis" will be opened at the RIXC Gallery. The artist will focus on the aesthetic, graphic and functional properties of instant noodles via digital images and three-dimensional sculptures, said RIXC representatives on July 6.
Kaspars Zvirbulis, tree bark craft master, is a dynasty representative of his trade in Līgatne. He makes storage containers, dishes, decorations, and toys out of birch tree bark. Kaspars taught Latvian Television program Pūŗa Lāde (Dowry Chest) how to make storage boxes.
Friday 3 July will see Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center opening a solo exhibition “Magical World” by American artist Hunt Slonem.
Latvian artists Gita Treice and Anete Melēce have been nominated for the 2021 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, Latvian Council for Children's and Youth Literature reported on June 11.
Latvian comic publisher "kuš!" has been nominated for the prestigious Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards in the category "Best Anthology", the publisher informed media on June 9.
At the beginning of June, the International Institute for Information Design (IIID) announced the 2020 winners of the information design competition “IIID Award”, in which the graduates and teaching staff of the Art Academy of Latvia (LMA) were also awarded, the academy informed the media on June 5.
A retrospective of the Chinese abstract painter Hsiao Chin is on show at Daugavpils' Mark Rothko Center, the center's representatives said.
A thematic exhibition on a pandemic phenomenon - the face mask - is about to open its doors in the art gallery "Istaba" (Room) in Riga, reported Latvian Radio on May 27.
In collaboration with the LTV1 program "Pūra lāde" (Dowry Chest), LSM.lv is ready to introduce you to ancient Latvian trades and skills.
Rundāle Palace Museum has begun publishing online videos in one of the various attempts to maintain a connection to visitors while doors are closed due to the state of emergency caused by the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus, according to a Latvia Radio broadcast on April 14.
In one week's time at 4 p.m. on Friday 13 March at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, after a fortnight of intensive studio work, a team of international graphic artists who participated in the 9th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium will present a group exhibition of their work, the Rothko Center said March 6.
The Positivus lineup will also feature SAINt JHN, EarthGang, Ari Lennox, Georgia, Yves Tumor & Its band, Black Midi, FLOHIO, Working Men's Club, JC Stewart and Beissoul & Einius on July 17 and 18 in Salacgrīva, according to festival organizers on February 26.
The “Avots” applied folk art studio marked fifty years of weaving, knitting, crocheting and sewing with an exhibit titled “From Ghosts to Larks”, as historically the period for creating handicrafts was from the fall to spring, according to Latvian Television's daily news broadcast on February 23.
The 1960s was a time when the 'face' of Rīga was rapidly changing, and the Latvian Museum of Architecture has created an exhibit titled “Sixties: view of the city” including photographs from photographers Laimonis Stīpnieks, Gunārs Binde, Māra Brašmane and Vladimirs Gailis to show the modern architecture, new housing estates, important buildings and people in the city during this time period, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on January 27.
The 25th International Baltic Ballet Festival will be held from March 6 to April 26 and gather dancers from the Baltic countries, Germany, the US, France, Finland and Cuba in Latvia to offer classic ballet performances, as well as modern ballet surprises in several cities and locations throughout Latvia, organizers announced on January 20.
At the start of 2020 exhibitions from the collection of the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center are on display almost simultaneously in four different cities in Latvia (Daugavpils, Rēzekne, Rīga) and in Panevėžys, Lithuania, the Center said in a news release January 3.
Organizers announced on December 4 that Latvia will be represented at the Venice Biennale 17th International Architecture Exhibition in 2020 by the NRJA architectural office with a display titled “It’s not for you! It’s for the building.”
This year's Staro Rīga light festival will include 35 objects, which can be viewed November 15-18 each day from 17:00-23:00 with the help of a specially prepared walkable itinerary, according to information from the organizers.
Latvia lost one of its greatest contemporary artists, Džemma Skulme, November 9, when the acclaimed painter died at the age of 94, reported LTV.
Friday 15 November will bring the opening of eight new art projects to launch November’s exhibition season at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center.
Fans of Legendary musician and multimedia innovator Brian Eno are in for a treat later this month when an exhibition of lights and sounds by the legendary British artist opens in Rīga.