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Information has been updated at 19.10.2018, 15:54

Capacity Lab > Communication is [not]Everything: why coms strategy matters every day

New East continues to develop itself, team skills, and strengthen the civil society around it. We are launching a series of lectures in the Learn-Share-Do format of Capacity Lab.

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City news 56
Daugavpils will host an international festival of contemporary ceramics

From 26 to 29 July, Daugavpils will host the International Contemporary Ceramics Festival 2022, delivering a vibrant programme of lectures, master classes, performances and exhibitions.

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Culture news 49
Summer season at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on 8 July, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch its summer season with new exhibitions in painting, ceramics and photography. Each medium is represented with two shows, resulting in a balanced artistic experience for all types of visitors, from seasoned art critics to casual explorers touring the city.

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Culture news 79
An entrance to the Shmakovka Museum with a special price on sixth birthday - June 4 and 5

  On June 4 and 5, the Shmakovka Museum will celebrate its sixth birthday. The ticket price for individual visitors will be only 2.15 EUR. The Museum offers free audio guides in 6 languages – Latvian, Latgalian, Russian, English, Lithuanian and German, as well as guided tours.

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Culture news 113
10th Latgale Graphic Art Symposium to close with a new exhibition

At 4 p.m. on Friday 27 May, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will close the International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium with a new exhibition displaying the tangible results of this two-week long creative forum.

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Culture news 95
INNOVATION CENTRE INVITES YOUNG PEOPLE TO APPLY FOR A CAMP IN NORWAY

Daugavpils City Municipality in cooperation with Daugavpils Innovation Centre invites young people (14-16 years old) to apply for a camp in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), which will take place on August 15-19, 2022 in Trondheim, Norway. Application deadline until May 23, 2022.

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Education news 132
Exchange of experience with the Trondheim Science Centre was held online

During the last weekend, everyone interested in STEM fields was invited to join the experience exchange session of the project's “Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils” Norwegian partner, Trondheim Science Centre: "The impact of Norwegian innovation and science centres on learning methodologies and the impact of educational programs on students’ competences". The participants actively took the opportunity to ask questions, participate in discussions and shared their experience.

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Education news 134
Trondheim Science Centre will share experience on the role of innovation and science centres in the learning process

Daugavpils University in cooperation with Daugavpils Innovation Centre and Daugavpils City Municipality continues to implement the “Informal Continuing Education Program in a Competence-Based Approach for STEM Specialists”.

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Education news 144
The Rothko Centre will close the Silva Linarte 2022 Symposium with an exhibition opening and the launch of R Space

At 4 p.m. on Friday 6 May, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will close the Silva Linarte International Painting Symposium with an exhibition opening and the launch of R Space – a new point of attraction on its premises.

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Culture news 118
STEM TEACHERS ACQUIRE HYBRID PROGRAM

On April 29-30, 2022, STEM teacher training was held in person in Daugavpils University (DU) Life Sciences and Technology Laboratories. Thus, the already usual online training was supplemented with face-to-face lessons – the experimental and practical part in DU laboratories.

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Education news 128
Experts of Daugavpils Innovation Centre Gained International Experience from Norwegian Partners

Daugavpils City Municipality in cooperation with the Trondheim Science Centre (Vitensenteret) in Norway https://vitensenteret.com/en implemented two cooperation project activities in April this year. The first of the activities was training, in the framework of which the employees involved in the project together with the colleagues of the Liepāja City Education Department Science and Education Innovation Centre https://www.liepaja.lv/liepajaziic/par-ziiic/ focused on community-oriented solutions in the development of innovation centre expositions. The second activity was an exchange visit.

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City news 178
ESPLANADE WETLAND IN DAUGAVPILS TO BE DEVELOPED INTO AN IMPORTANT NATURE TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION SITE

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with the Municipal Administration of the Anykščiai Region in 2020 launched a joint Interreg V-A Latvia-Lithuania Cross-border Cooperation Programme project "Joint Management of Urban Wetland Areas in border region Latvia-Lithuania". The aim of the project “Joint Management of Urban Wetland Areas in border region Latvia-Lithuania / Urb-Area”, LLI-472 is to develop a new and effective approach to joint management of urban wetlands across the border.

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City news 174
An entrance to the Shmakovka Museum at a special price on May 1

On the first Sunday of May, May 1, the ticket price for individual visitors to the Shmakovka Museum in Daugavpils will be only 2.15 EUR. The Museum offers free audio guides in 6 languages – Latvian, Latgalian, Russian, English, Lithuanian and German, as well as guided tours.

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Culture news 109
Daugavpils hosts an international painting symposium to honour Silva Linarte

For the fourth time running, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre hosts the Silva Linarte Painting Symposium to honour the distinguished Latgale artist and long-term art educator Silva Veronika Linarte (1939–2018) and celebrate her creative legacy. This year, the symposium fortnight brings together artists from Latvia, Greece, Poland and Peru.

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Culture news 108
A new exhibition space – the MARTINSONS HOUSE – to open in Daugavpils Fortress

On 22 April, a new exhibition space – the MARTINSONS HOUSE – will open on 1 Nikolaja Street to commemorate ceramicist Pēteris Martinsons (1931–2013) and his creative legacy.

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Culture news 115
Spring season to start at the Rothko Centre

On 22 April, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre launches the spring exhibition season with six new projects and a brand new exhibition space – the MARTINSONS HOUSE.

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Culture news 104
Come and discover the novelties of the Shmakovka Museum

The Shmakovka Museum in Daugavpils is the largest museum in Latvia, which tells about the culinary heritage of Latgale. In the digital expositions of the museum, with the help of the latest technologies, you can interactively study the process of making shmakovka, as well as examine authentic devices for its production. In addition to the story about the production of the drink, the museum has comprehensive information about the culture and history of Latgale. Museum has opened the active tourist season on April 1st and prepared some novelties for its customers.

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Culture news 132
The Rothko Centre offers discount admission on 10 April

On Sunday, 10 April, all temporary exhibitions currently on show at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount price.

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Culture news 161
THE SECOND EVENT OF BRIDGE PROJECT 22nd- 26th MARCH 2022

The second international meeting of “BRIDGE - Building Relationships Into a Democratic Goal for Europe” Project took place from 22nd to 26th March, 2022.

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City news 219
Change of originals at the Rothko Centre

Throughout the day on Sunday, 27 March, visitors to the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be able to see Mark Rothko’s originals free of charge.

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Culture news 143