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15th International Painting Symposium “Mark Rothko 2019”

At 4 p.m. on 20 September at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, during the opening ceremony of the new exhibition season that celebrates Mark Rothko’s 116th birthday, ten international artists will be greeted to formally open the 15th International Painting Symposium “Mark Rothko 2019”.

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Opening of Mark Rothko’s anniversary exhibition season

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 be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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ERASMUS+ PROJECT’S “RECRUIT POTENTIAL” LAST MEETING IN SWEDEN

Daugavpils City Council together with Skelleftea municipality (Sweden) is working on the project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”). It is being implemented by five partners from five different countries – Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Latvia and is financed by the EU program “ERASMUS+”. Lead partner is Skelleftea municipality in Sweden.

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ON AUGUST 29, SEMINAR ON HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROJECT “OUR CITIES PAIRING ON ENVIRONMENT ISSUES”

The Daugavpils City Council and its Turkish partners (Amasya region, Suluova city) are implementing a project “Our cities Pairing on Environment Issues”. The project aim is to increase the capacity of local administrations/NGOs on waste management practices, increasing awareness of local actors and society on the environment. (More about the project here)

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Exhibition of Baltic contemporary ceramics and conference

“Basics”, an exhibition of contemporary ceramic art by 71 ceramic artists from the three Baltic States, will be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre at 4 p.m. on Friday 5 July. Under the framework of the exhibition, a conference on ceramic art will take place at the conference sector from noon sharp until 2 p.m.

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK 4TH NETWORK’S MEETING IN BULGARIA

From 11 to 14 of June 2019 the partner of the project – BCLL and Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo was hosting in Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo the 4th SOLID international event which brought together towns, regions and civil society groups from 12 countries including representatives of Daugavpils City Council.

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Opening of the height-of-summer exhibition season

At 4 p.m. on Friday 5 July, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open its height-of-summer season with exhibitions by Latvian, Baltic and international artists. The opening ceremony will be preceded by a conference of Baltic ceramicists, scheduled to start at noon sharp.

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Master class by American artist at the Rothko Centre

At 11 a.m. on Saturday 5 July in Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre Marietta Patricia Leis, distinguished American artist, participant of the Venice Biennale, author of many solo exhibitions and participant of numerous international residencies, will give a public lecture “My Life in Art”. At noon sharp, the artist will follow it up with a master class “Armature of Abstract Art”.

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I International Painting Symposium “Silva Linarte”

By way of homage to Silva Linarte, brilliant artist and veteran art educator, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre launches a new symposium tradition – the international painting symposium “Silva Linarte” whose first iteration is scheduled for 25 June through 5 July.

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2nd International Doll Festival in Daugavpils

From June 28, 2019 to June 30, 2019 the 2nd International Doll Festival will be held in Daugavpils

For the second time Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum will receive in its premises artists, masters and fans of author dolls from all over the world. The moto of the festival of 2019 is “Dolls and Paper”. Two exhibitions will be open during the festival.

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New originals by Rothko

On 12 July, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open a new exhibition of original works by artist Mark Rothko. The event will be marked by a public discussion and concert and attended by Mark Rothko’s daughter, Kate Rothko Prizel.

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4th International DeCoDe Partner Event in Łódź, Poland

The fourth meeting “Best Practices for the Depopulation Control Action Plan” within the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development –best practices” (DeCoDe) took place in Łódź, Poland at the end of May. Lodzkie Region, a Partner of DeCoDe project hosted the meeting for partners and local representatives of academia, administration and non-governmental sector from eight countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Romania, Italy, Denmark and Spain.

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LOCAL SOLIDARITY = GLOBAL SOLIDARITY NETWORK 4th Network’s meeting is taking place in Veliko Tarnovo 11-14 JUNE 2019

The project is co-financed by the Europe for Citizens programme, and it aims to empower actors to get socially engaged for the sake of European solidarity and cooperation. The SOLID Network consists of 13 towns, regions and civil society organizations from all over the EU, FYROM and Serbia. The aim of the project is to implement new political tools that enable local communities to have an impact on the global and European solidarity in time of institutional and humanitarian crisis that different EU countries are currently facing.

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Discussions on stereotypes within WIR project

Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Vanersborg municipality (Vänersborgs kommun) in Sweden (lead partner) implements project WIR within the framework of  European Union Programme “Europe for Citizens”, 2nd activity “Democratic engagement and civic participation”. The project involves 10 partners from 7 countries – Sweden, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, Finland and Latvia. Specific goal of the project is to understand the policies and strategy developed by the EU and the welcoming and integrating procedures implemented in the different member states, in order to eliminate stereotypes and misguided narratives about refugees.

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Fifth Art Night in Daugavpils

At 10 p.m. through 2 a.m. on Friday 7 June, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will organise its fifth Art Night in the historical Daugavpils Fortress.

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The Long Night of Museums at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre with the motto “Grey Covers Laid out by the Night”

On 18 May 2019, 7 p.m. through midnight, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be open for the Long Night of Museums with a special programme “Grey Covers Laid out by the Night”.

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Popular Lithuanian media artist Remigijus Venckus to offer a one-day exhibition at the Rothko Centre

For one day only, on 18 May, 7 p.m. through midnight, expressly for the Long Night of Museums, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will offer photo exhibition “Solaris” by popular Lithuanian media artist Remigijus Venckus. The exhibition was inspired by Polish philosopher Stanislaw Lem and his ideas expressed in the Sci-Fi novel “Solaris”.

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Daugavpils to host the International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium

Today on May 7 at 3:00 PM, the 8th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium will be officially started with the artists’ presentations at Daugavpils Mark Rothko art Centre.

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Partners from Turkey get acquainted with Daugavpils experience in the field of ecology

Daugavpils City Council and partners from Turkey (Amasja and Suluova) are implementing the project “Our Cities Pairing on Environment Issues”.

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Exhibition of Boris Lurie, founder of NO!art movement, to open at the Rothko Centre

On Friday 26 April, in cooperation with Boris Lurie Art Foundation, an exhibition “Artist and Witness” by world-famous artist Boris Lurie, founder of the NO!art movement, will open at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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