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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:31

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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3rd Latvia Ceramics Biennale is rescheduled

With the extension of the nationwide state of emergency, the organisers of the 3rd Latvia Ceramic Biennale have decided to reschedule the entire programme and its central event – the international juried exhibition MARTINSONS AWARD – for the summer of 2021.

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The opening of the exhibition is CANCELED!

The Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is closed for visitors till April 14. Sorry for the

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Opening of International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium Exhibition

At 4 p.m. on Friday 13 March at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, after a fortnight of intensive studio work, a team of international graphic artists who participated in the 9th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium will present a group exhibition of their work.

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Daugavpils about to Host the International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium

1 March through 13 March Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will host the ninth International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium with ten artists from ten different countries accepted as its participants.

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Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre returns to summer opening hours

Daugavpils Fortress Culture & Information Centre from 1st of March will working seven days a week, every day, from 10 am to 7 pm (working hours on pre-holiday and public holidays can be change).

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Opening of the Rothko Center collection exhibition in Belarus

At 6 p.m. on February 13 the exhibition “Frontiers of shadow and light” from the collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center opens in the National Center for Contemporary Arts of the Republic of Belarus.

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MARTINSONS AWARD International juried ceramics exhibition  Latvia, Daugavpils, 3 July through 25 October 2020

By way of a tribute to Pēteris Martinsons, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics in cooperation with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre announces a call for applications to the international juried ceramics exhibition MARTINSONS AWARD, which will feature in the programme of the 3rd Latvia Ceramics Biennale.

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Ode to graphics: the new exhibition season at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday 7 February, the new exhibition season will be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre as an ode to the graphic medium. The opening ceremony will be preceded by a public screening of the documentary “Final Traces of the Abstract Expressionists” and a meeting with the filmmaker, Caro Jost.

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Four exhibitions from the Rothko Centre’s collection

Turn of the year has brought to different cultural spaces in Latvia and to the Lithuanian city of Panevėžys several exhibitions of selected artwork from the art collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Exhibition by award-winning Belarussian artist to open at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on 22 November a solo exhibition by Belarussian painter Leonid Schemelev will open at the Rothko Centre. The exhibition is organised in cooperation with Mikhail Savicki Art Gallery.

 

Leonid Schemelev is People’s Artist of Belarus (1983), Merited Artist of Belarus (1973), Laureate of the State Prize of the BSSR (1982), Laureate of the Union State Prize in

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