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.
On Sunday, 10 April, all temporary exhibitions currently on show at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount price.
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.
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.
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.
On Friday 18 March, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will open the catalogue of its exhibition “Found in the Collection”.
On 2 March, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre opens “Echo of the Mind” – a jewellery exhibition by Slovakian artists Jana Machatová and Peter Machata.
On 19 February, winners of the Kilogram of Culture 2021 Award by Latvia’s public media were announced, highlighting last year’s standout achievements in the field of culture across nine nominations. The Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre earned one of the prizes as “Best Place for Culture 2021”.
On 28 January, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre launches this year’s first exhibition season with five very different projects featuring Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian and German artists.
THE RESULTS OF THE FESTIVAL ''SILVER BELLS''
On 16 January, the XIV International Festival of Sacred Music "Silver Bells", which took place online for three days on Youtube channel "Latvian Contests", has ended.
Within the Festival, a competition for vocal ensembles, choirs and, for the first time, young choir conductors, professional choirs and virtual ensembles took place. In total 150 competitors from 18 countries took part in the festival.
Festival ''Silver Bells'' starts online
From 14 to 16 January, the XIV International Festival of Sacred Music "Silver Bells" begins. This time, the performances of the festival participants and the best performances of the contestants will be available online - on the Youtube channel "Latvian Contests" in the form of video recordings.
More than 150 participants (ensembles, choirs and choral conductors) have registered for the
On Sunday, 16 January, all temporary exhibitions currently on show at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount price.
A new site-specific public art project to be opened in Daugavpils Fortress on 21 December
At 3 p.m. on Tuesday 21 December, a new site-specific art project, “what can’t we just create” by Kristaps Ancāns, will be opened on 2 Nikolaja Street, Daugavpils Fortress.
On Thursday 18 November, throughout the opening hours, admission to Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount.
From 16 November, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre reopens to the public with five new exhibition projects available in the “green regime”.
“Talk to Me!” at Rothko Centre courtyard
8 November through 31 December 2021, the Ceramic Association of Latvia offers the public its latest exhibition, “Talk to Me!”, available at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre courtyard.
From 3 November, ceramic artist Lilija Zeiļa offers her latest solo show, “Happenstance – Natural Order”, at the glass exhibition space of the 4METRES Gallery in Daugavpils Fortress, 8 Hospitāļa Street.
On Sunday, 17 October, all temporary exhibitions currently on show at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be available at a discount price.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre continues to welcome responsible visitors. However, from 11 October onwards, the admission process will be slightly adjusted – upon entering the premises, visitors will need to show a Covid-19 certificate of testing/recovery/vaccination.
Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre presents new historical exposition. The new exposition is called “Nicholas Gate – a door to the past” and is located in Nicholas Gate in Daugavpils Fortress.