If you are a profesisonal artist, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center is seeking your input to decide on future exhibitions at the unique site in Latvia's second-largest city, which could result in your work hanging alongside that of Rothko himself.
The Riga Photography Biennial’s NEXT and ISSP Gallery’s Award for the competition ‘Seeking the Latest in Photography!’ has been presented to Visvaldas Morkevičius (Lithuania) for his series ‘Looking forward to meet Me’. The winning series by Visvaldas Morkevičius will be exhibited during his solo exhibition at the ISSP Gallery as part of the Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT 2021 Programme. The exhibition will launch in April 2021.
The annual Staro Rīga (Shine Rīga) festival of light has been postponed until the beginning of the next year, organizer Diāna Čivle said November 5.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is launching a new a product – an opportunity to purchases an annual admission ticket named the 'Annual Card'.
Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (LLMC) program Together provides for the creation of 10 new public artworks in Rīga and regional cities, LLMC said September 28.
From 3rd of October until 8th of November Riga Photography Biennial 2020 exhibition ‘On Photographic Beings’ will be on show at Latvian National Museum of Art.
On August 26, the Liepāja Museum will open an exhibition titled “Kabuki 歌舞伎.” Japan's 19th-century ukiyo-e, Liepāja Museum representatives said August 11.
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.