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Information has been updated at 05.05.2022, 09:36

Mark Rothko Symposium 2022 to conclude with an exhibition opening

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 16 September, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open the 18th International Mark Rothko Painting Symposium 2022 exhibition and host a meeting with the authors.

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A Venice Biennale 2022 shortlist project at the Rothko Centre courtyard

At 4 p.m. on 16 September, an installation by the artist Maria Gvardeitseva, DRYGVA. BREATHE IN – BREATHE OUT, will open in the art tent of the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre courtyard.

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Mark Rothko Symposium 2022

From 2 to 16 September, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will host the 18th International Mark Rothko Painting Symposium 2022.

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An entrance to the Shmakovka Museum at a special price on September 4

On the first Sunday of September, September 4, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Poļu kultūras centrā var apskatīt Olgas Ostrovskas 3D gleznu izstādi ''Mana sapņu pilsēta''

17. martā Daugavpils Poļu kultūras centrā notikusi Olgas Ostrovskas 3D gleznu izstādes "Mana sapņu pilsēta" atklāšana. Ekspozīciju veido 18 rokdarbnieces darbi. Tās ir visdažādākās mājiņas: divstāvu, vienstāvu, mājas ar balkoniem un lodžijām, ar erkeriem un torņiem, māja laivā un citi interesanti darbi .Šajā dienā Poļu nama galerija pārvērtās par mazo pilsētiņu.

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Mycelia: Performance art at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday 25 March, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will host three art performances and open the catalogue of “Mycelia”, a German-Latvian project from the current exhibition season.

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The Rothko Centre will open its collection catalogue

On Friday 18 March, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open the catalogue of its exhibition “Found in the Collection”.

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Slovakian jewellery exhibition at the Rothko Centre

On 2 March, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre opens “Echo of the Mind” – a jewellery exhibition by Slovakian artists Jana Machatová and Peter Machata.

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