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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:31

III International Contest  for Young Singers of Christmas Songs

On 7-11 January 2021, the III International Contest for Young Singers of Christmas Songs took place in Daugavpils. Around 2000 young people from 15 countries competed for the victory: USA, Bulgaria, Belarus, Georgia, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Sweden and Ukraine.

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Overcoming uncertainty at the Rothko Centre – the new season in six exhibitions

On Friday 6 November Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is launching the new exhibition season with six art projects that can be seen as attempts to overcome the uncertainty of this peculiar time.

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ANNUAL CARD of the Rothko Centre – unlimited access to art, inspiration and discovery throughout the year!

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre launches a new service – an opportunity to purchases an annual admission ticket in the form of ANNUAL CARD. The card can be bought for private use or as a gift to colleagues, family or friends. It gives unlimited access to all permanent and temporary exhibitions available at the centre throughout one calendar year.

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Opening hours of Shmakovka Museum in low season

Starting from October 1, 2020 till April 30, 2021 Shmakovka Museum will be open for visitors 6 days a week.

From October till the end of April opening hours of Shmakovka Museum will be from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm.

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Coming soon: Сlosing exhibition of the “Mark Rothko” symposium

At 4 p.m. on Friday 25 September, the 16th international painting symposium “Mark Rothko” will conclude with the opening of an exhibition by its participants and a public meeting with the artists.

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Exhibition of Latvian contemporary ceramics soon to open in Balvi

At 4 p.m. on Wednesday 16 September Balvi District Museum will open the exhibition of Latvian contemporary ceramics “Dot” from the collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Daugavpils hosts an international painting symposium dedicated to Mark Rothko

From 12 to 25 September, as a homage to the world-renowned artist Mark Rothko, Daugavpils hosts the 16th international painting symposium “Mark Rothko”.

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Solo concert by Diāna Paško at the Rothko Centre courtyard

At 7 p.m. on Saturday 19 September, singer Diāna Paško, the 2019 finalist of Latvia’s musical reality TV show “X Faktors”, will give a solo concert at the courtyard of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Solo exhibition by artist Ieva Caruka at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday 11 September, artist Ieva Caruka will open her solo exhibition “Black Meets White” at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Cultural Centre “Siguldas Devons” will show the exhibition “Opening” from the Rothko Centre collection

On 11 September, the art and culture space “Siguldas Devons” will launch its third season with the exhibition “Opening” from the collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Daugavpils receives the 8th International Ceramic Art Symposium

Daugavpils receives the 8th International Ceramic Art Symposium “Ceramic Laboratory”, which involves a fortnight of intensive studio work by an international team of artists, giving lectures and public presentations, and preparing an exhibition at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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On Peter’s Day, the Rothko Centre remembers the pioneer of Latvian contemporary ceramics, Pēteris Martinsons

On 29 June, celebrated in Latvia as Peter’s Day, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre remembers the internationally acclaimed Latvian ceramicist Pēteris Martinsons, who was born in Daugavpils and pioneered Latvian contemporary ceramics.

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A Baltic premiere: opening of a solo exhibition by internationally recognised American artist, Hunt Slonem

At 4 p.m. on Friday 3 July Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open the solo exhibition “Magical World” by internationally recognised American artist, Hunt Slonem.

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Shmakovka Museum in Daugavpils becomes more accessible to visitors

Shmakovka Museum is becoming more accessible and will be open to visitors 7 days a week during the active tourism season from June, 15th.  From June to the end of September the working time of the Shmakovka Museum will be from Monday to Sunday from 11.00 to 19.00.

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Chinese abstractionist’s exhibition at the Rothko Centre

From 2 June until 25 October Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre offers a retrospective exhibition “In My Beginning Is My End” by Chinese abstractionist Hsiao Chin.

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4 Years Shmakovka Museum!

This year Daugavpils City is celebrating 745th anniversary. During a week of the city's birthday celebration, Shmakovka Museum is going to celebrate its 4-year anniversary. In honor of these two festive events museum’s admission fee on 6th and 7th June will be only 2.15 EUR. On these days, Shmakovka Museum is also going to amaze visitors with other pleasant surprises.

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DAUGAVPILS FORTRESS CULTURE AND INFORMATION CENTRE RETURNS TO VISITOR SERVICE

Starting from May 16, 2020 Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre will open its doors to visitors In keeping with the restrictions and safety measures decreed by the government, Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre will accept up to 6 visitors, keeping 2m distance and using hand sanitizers that are available at the centre. It will be possible to apply for tours accompanied by a guide for groups up to 10 people. Organized groups should wear facemasks during the tour.

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SHMAKOVKA MUSEUM OPENS ITS DOORS TO VISITORS

Starting from May 16, 2020 Shmakovka Museum opens its doors to visitors. In keeping with the restrictions and safety measures decreed by the government, Shmakovka Museum will accept up to 10 visitors per hour by appointment. Visitors should keep 2m distance, pay close attention to floor marking and use hand sanitizers that are available at the museum. Organized groups should wear face masks during the tour.

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Rothko Centre Opens Its Doors to Visitors

In keeping with the restrictions and safety measures decreed by the government, as of May 16, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open its doors to visitors with six temporary exhibitions and a permanent exhibit featuring original works by artist Mark Rothko.

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Application deadline extended for international juried exhibition of ceramics

Having rescheduled the 3rd Latvia Ceramics Biennale to the summer of 2021, its organisers extend the application deadline for the international juried exhibition of ceramics “Martinsons Award” until 1 November 2020.

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