The 22nd International Ice Sculpture Festival will be held in Jelgava from February 7-9 and feature more than 60 ice artworks, as well as a broad cultural program and fireworks show, according to festival organizers on February 3.
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.
In anticipation of Mark Rothko’s 116th birthday, at 4 p.m. on 20 September a new exhibition season, conceived as a tribute to painting, will open at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.
A visit to the beach in the final days of summer could take on a cultural air in Latvia this week with the opening of a sculpture exhibition on Dzintari beach, Jūrmala.
Latvian artists spearheaded by composer Anna Ķirse are going to Finland on an exchange of tree-hugging mores for which the two countries are known.
"The rules of the game have changed. Now, in my view, you can earn money with art, since it has become, as it were, the religion of the modern world,” says Felicita Gāga, a recent graduate of the Jānis Rozentāls Art High School (JRRMV), reported LSM's Latvian service on July 3.
On 12 July, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will open a new exhibition of original works by world-renowned artist Mark Rothko, who was born nearby.
On Tuesday, May 28 at 17:00, the Finnish photographer Jari Silomaki's exhibition "We Are The Revolution, after Joseph Beuys" will open at the Žanis Lipke memorial (a museum dedicated to the Žanis Lipke, the man who rescued Jews during World War II). The event is part of the "Riga Photomonth 2019".
For one night only, on 18 May, at 7 p.m. through midnight, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will offer a photo exhibition titled “Solaris” by popular Lithuanian media artist Remigijus Venckus.
On Friday 26 April, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will celebrate the sixth anniversary of its opening with a lecture, a film screening, a discussion and the opening of the new exhibition season which will feature the exhibition “Artist and Witness” by American artist Boris Lurie, the founder of the No!Art movement.
The "IAmIntrovert" campaign of Latvian Literature was named the best piece of Latvian design for the year 2019 at the annual Latvian Design Awards on April 4.
Throughout April the northern Latvian city of Valmiera will be indulging in all maner of artistic endeavors.
At 4 p.m. on 12 April, a solo exhibition titled "I see nature like color" by award-winning British artist Gillian Ayres (1930-2018) will be open at the Mark Rothko Art Center in Daugavpils, according to organizers.
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 18.00 will see the opening of the exhibition dedicated to Latvia's premier art award of the year, the Purvītis Prize 2019.
At 4 p.m. on Friday 1 February, the first exhibition season of 2019 will be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center.
On the verge of Latvian centenary celebrations, at 4 p.m. on Friday 16 November at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, eight new artistic projects will mark the opening of the new exhibition season.
A new exhibition in Liepāja focuses on the radical and challenging poster art that Latvian artists produced in the 1970s and 1980s.
From 6 to 16 November, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will once again host an international textile and fiber art symposium.
Friday 21 September will be a special day at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, as it will celebrate the 115th anniversary of the birth in the city of world-renowned artist Mark Rothko.