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Information has been updated at 05.05.2022, 09:36

Rothko museum will host a public discussion on the freedom of expression

At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 February, the Rothko Museum will host an open philosophical discussion “Breaking down the Walls: Freedom of Expression as a Common Value”, organised by the Riga Stradins University Faculty of Social Sciences and Media Diversity Institute Global.

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Come March, the Rothko Museum will open its spring exhibition season with exhibitions addressing the themes of war, existence, and values

On 1 March, the Rothko Museum will open its all-Latvian spring exhibition season featuring four exciting visual projects. The leading contemporary Latvian painter Frančeska Kirke will present her solo show “Bastion”. Romāns Korovins, known for his work in painting and photography, will offer his one-man show “Let’s Die Together”. Six Latvian artists will come together in a joint project “ROTKHO. Made in Latvia”, based on the famous play by the Dailes Theatre. Finally, “When the Cannons Are Silent” will bring together a large and diverse group of artists associated with the Latgale Region into the museum’s annual juried exhibition. The spring exhibition season will be on show through 19 May.

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Winter exhibition season at the Rothko Museum

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 8 December, the Rothko Museum will open its Winter Exhibition Season. The opening ceremony will be followed by a public exhibition tour with the featured artists.

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The Daugavpils Fortress acquires a new cultural landmark in an open-storage chamber for contemporary ceramics

Since 8 September 2023, the 7th bastion casemate of the Daugavpils Fortress is officially available in its new function – as an open-storage chamber for contemporary ceramics from the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre (soon-to-be museum) collection.

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Mark Rothko International Painting Symposium 2023

Today, on 15 September, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre starts the International Mark Rothko Painting Symposium 2023.

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4th Latvia Ceramics Biennale will wow with exciting events in Rīga, Daugavpils and Portugal

To turn the spotlight on contemporary ceramics in Latvia and internationally, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre once again joins forces with the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics to put together the 4th Latvia Ceramics Biennale with an exciting programme set to take over Rīga, Daugavpils and even Aveiro, Portugal.

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In Panevezys the exhibition from Rothko Center collection

Latvian photography from the Rothko Centre collection displayed at the Panevėžys Photography Gallery (Lithuania). Exhibition "Light" available 14 June through 22 July 2023.

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Rothko centre to close a ceramic symposium with an exhibition opening

At 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 21 June, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will close the 11th International CERAMIC LABORATORY Symposium with an exhibition opening, celebrating the artists and displaying the tangible outcome of two intense creative weeks.

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Daugavpils hosts an annual ceramic art symposium

Ceramicists from Israel, India, South Korea and other countries gather in Daugavpils for the international CERAMIC LABORATORY symposium, which starts today with an inaugural exhibition.

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Leading international art historian to give a guided exhibition tour at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 9 June, at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, the prominent British art historian, critic and abstract expressionism researcher David Anfam will give a guided tour of the exhibition “Stefan Gierowski: From Here to Eternity”.

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Summer season at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 2 June, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open its summer exhibition season, featuring a legendary Latvian art group and other impressive projects from Britain, Poland and Ukraine.

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The Rothko Centre Turns 10

From 22 to 28 April, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will celebrate its tenth anniversary with concerts, exhibitions and a new display of original paintings by the world-renowned artist Mark Rothko.

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An international graphic art symposium kicks off in Daugavpils with the opening of an exhibition by Vitolds Svirskis

The 11th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium will start at 3 p.m. on 11 March 2023 at the exhibition hall of the Daugavpils Culture Palace with a formal welcoming of its participants and the opening of an exhibition by the locally born graphic artist Vitolds Svirskis.  

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Spring season at the Rothko Centre, featuring Jacques Chapiro and five other projects

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 3 March, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open its spring exhibition season, featuring works by the world-renowned native of Daugavpils, Jacques Chapiro, alongside five other impressive projects.

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MARTINSONS AWARD

MARTINSONS AWARD

International juried ceramics exhibition, Latvia, Daugavpils, 8 September through 18 February 2023

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The Final of the IV International Contest for Young Singers of Christmas Songs in Daugavpils

On 8 January, the final of the IV International Contest for Young Singers of Christmas Songs took place at Daugavpils Unity House concert hall. The first Contest round was held remotely and the winners in 4 categories were announced, while the second round - the final - was held in person and the winners of the four main prizes were announced.

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ANNUAL CARD of the Rothko Centre – a special gift for your special someone

Less than a month short of Christmas, the year’s most beautiful holiday season, we are looking for special gifts for our most special people. The Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art offers an excellent opportunity to purchase an annual admission ticket in the form of an ANNUAL CARD – for private use or as a gift to colleagues, family or friends.

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Five new exhibition projects at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday, 28 October, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch its new exhibition season with five bold, bright and expressive projects that promise to quench the thirst of every visitor for light and colour in the gloomy months of autumn and approaching winter.   

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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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