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Information has been updated at 19.10.2018, 15:54

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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Sixth anniversary of the Rothko Centre

On Friday 26 April, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Centre will celebrate its sixth anniversary with a lecture, a film screening, a discussion and the opening of the new exhibition season.

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EXHIBITION OF DAUGAVPILS REGIONAL ARTISTS ASSOCIATION  “THE TOUCH” IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE ACTIVITIES DEDICATED TO THE ART DAYS IN DAUGAVPILS

This is an annual spring exhibition of Daugavpils Regional Artists Association, which takes place at the Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum for the 21th time.

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Daugavpils hosted guests within international project “WIR”

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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Opening of a British artist's exhibition at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on 12 April, a solo exhibition "I see nature like colour" by award-winning British artist Gillian Ayres (1930-2018) will be opened near the display of select original works by Mark Rothko.

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Tourist season in Daugavpils in 2018 showed positive growth

The tourist season went well in Daugavpils in 2018. According to statistics, the total number of visitors to Daugavpils tourist attractions, culture and recreation establishments has increased by 8% compared to the previous year, reaching 550,707. Besides, 291,335 of them visited tourist attractions.

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Thematic exhibition from the Rothko Centre’s collection to open on 8 March

At 4 p.m. on Friday 8 March, the exhibition “ILLUSION OF TENDERNESS” will be opened to the public, featuring select artwork from the painting collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Baltic artists invited to participate in a juried exhibition of contemporary ceramics

Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics in cooperation with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian artists to apply for BASICS: Baltic Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics.

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The third meeting “Youth Depopulation – what can be done?” of the project “Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development – best practices” (DeCoDe)

This year on February 11-13 CEIPES (Centro internazionale per la promozione dell’educazione e lo sviluppo) as a Partner of DeCoDe project hosted the meeting for local people from Italy and international partners and representatives from eight countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Romania, Denmark, Spain, England, Portugal. This was the third meeting of the project. The project is implemented within the framework of the 2nd strand "Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation" action 2.2 “Networks of Towns” of the European Union programme "Europe for Citizens". The project aims to create an international, sustainable network of European cities to share their experiences on depopulation processes and their impacts, and to find solutions to reduce depopulation.

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EUCIDIN 2019: ''How Cities can Increase the Availability of Mobile Networks and Power Infrastructure''  ROMANIA, BUCHAREST, 23rd - 25th   January 2019

The challenges of the interactive society, in the context of a major shift in global social dynamics, must be met with an open mind, making full use of the innovative resources of the digital world. This is one of the conclusions drawn at the "How Cities can Increase the Availability of Mobile Networks and Power Infrastructure" conference in Bucharest, which was attended by civil society activists, by government officials and stakeholders, on January 24th.

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“Beauty is Truth, Truth is Beauty” (An International Contemporary Art Exhibition)

On Friday 1 February at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be opened contemporary art exhibition of sixteen artists in painting, photography, graphics, sculpture on the theme beautiful side of truth and the truthful side of beauty.

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Daugavpils Tourism Development and Information Agency has successfully completed work at Lithuanian tourism exhibition “Adventur 2019”

On January 27th, Lithuanian tourism exhibition “Adventur 2019” was concluded at Vilnius Exhibition Centre “Litexpo”. It was attended by specialists of Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency, who together with representatives of Latgale Region Tourism Association “Ezerzeme”, colleagues from Daugavpils District and Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre worked on the Daugavpils exhibition stall in order to popularise the wide tourism offer of Daugavpils and Latgale region.

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Implementation of the project “Recruit potential” continuous

Within the frameworks of the project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”) fourth international project partners meeting was held in Lisburn, Northern Ireland from January 9th to 10th. Project is being implemented by 5 partners from 5 different countries – Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Latvia and is financed by the EU program “ERASMUS+”. Lead partner is Skelleftea municipality in Sweden.

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Opening of the first exhibition season of 2019 at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday 1 February, the first exhibition season of 2019 will be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.
With the opening of six new art projects that make up the new year’s first exhibition season at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, we want to highlight such themes as truth, mission and internal uniformity in art.

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A different Martinsons

To celebrate the 88th birthday of Pēteris Martinsons, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre suggests taking a different view on the artist through an exhibition aptly named “A Different Martinsons”. It features select artwork from the Rothko Centre collection that depicts Pēteris Martinsons as he appeared to every artist – different and unique.

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The last meeting in 2018 of EU project WIR was held in Finland

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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