Time for new ideas at Rundāle Palace
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.
Dobele folk art studio celebrates half a century
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.
Ice, Ice Jelgava
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.
Architecture museum exhibit displays best of 60s in Rīga
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.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center goes on tour
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.
Brian Eno exhibition coming to Rīga
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.
Sculpture culture on the beach in Jūrmala
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.
Art school graduates exhibit their work at Rīga Central Market
"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.
Rīga Photomonth presents Jari Silomaki at Žanis Lipke Memorial
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".
Rothko center in Daugavpils to mark sixth birthday
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.