The annual ''Staro Rīga'' (Riga Shines) illumination festival will celebrate its tenth birthday on November 18 as Latvia celebrates its own 99th birthday.
A Latvian interior designer has won an industry award in the United States.
The Baltic Assembly, an organization consisting of parliamentarians from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, announced October 3 it had awarded its annual prize for a notable contribution in the artistic world to Laima Slava, a prominent Latvian art historian.
September 7 sees the start of the annual 'Survival Kit' arts festival run by the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art.
Russian billionaire Petr Aven is considering Riga as the city to host his private art museum, the influential businessman told the Financial Times.
July 7 ses the launch of the summer season of exhibitions and events at the Mark Rothko art center in Daugavpils.
For the third year in a row, on June 9 in Daugavpils fortress, a special 'Night of Art' is taking place and is open to the public under the slogan “Artist in the region”.
A 4-meter sculpture of a "bandaged" horse is making its way from Liepāja to Daugavpils, reported Latvian Radio on May 29.
The NOASS floating gallery on the River Daugava in Riga is starting its 19th season with concerts and modern art on a body of water, reported LTV on May 16.
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Aleksandra Beļcova, a Latvian and Russian modern painter. For the next six months, the museum of the creative couple Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova will be showcasing her work in 'The Word Belongs to a Woman'.
The exhibition “I Touch Myself” is on show at the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga from 9 March to 23 April 2017 featuring works by five Latvian artists and offering a fresh perspective on the female body and sexuality.
Latvia's classical violinist Gidons Krēmers on Tuesday received the prestigious Praemium Imperiale award, given annually by the Japan Art Association, reported Reuters.
The artist Romans Suta is turning 120 this year. While most of the festivities are slated for next year, 2016 has seen a number of events dedicated to one of the pioneers of Latvian modern art. A series of book illustrations by Romans Suta are on show at the Museum of Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova, reported Latvian Radio's Baiba Kušķe Wednesday.