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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:31

The Discharge-Recharge Wall

The Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre courtyard has been temporarily transformed with a Discharge-Recharge Wall – a custom-made site for an interactive self-performance open to anyone willing to join.

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Found in the collection: Finest pieces from Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre in a permanent exhibition

As soon as current restrictions are lifted, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will resume receiving visitors with a brand-new permanent exhibition.

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Solveiga Vasiļjeva’s environmental objects in Daugavpils

The courtyard of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre has become an exhibition space for a steel sculpture by Solveiga Vasiļjeva “What did You Want to Say Me? Nothing.”, in due course to be followed by other objects.

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Easter in Daugavpils

The Easter atmosphere has entered the city of Daugavpils not only with decorations, but also with a number of activities in which everyone can participate.

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88 % of residents of Daugavpils support the city's candidacy for the title of the European Capital of Culture

The absolute majority or 88 % of respondents support Daugavpils' candidacy for the title “European Capital of Culture 2027”, and almost half of the population is ready to actively participate – as volunteers in the events, implement their ideas and participate in the organization of events. This is evidenced by the survey of culture consumption in Daugavpils conducted in February 2021 by the Latvian Academy of Culture and think tank “Culturelab”.

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Mark Rothko Art Centre looks forward to receiving visitors in person

On March 10, the acceptance of applications for participation in the Latgale region artists' competition exhibition “Legalized Fantasies”, which was originally planned to open at the Mark Rothko Art Centre on April 16, ends. However, the pandemic has not abated and the Art Centre is still closed to visitors – exhibitions are still in question. Nevertheless, the staff of the Art Centre hopes that it will soon be possible to receive at least individual visitors in person, and is currently making every effort to expand the exhibition areas.

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Art takes to the streets

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International Mark Rothko Competition of Young Performers of Modern Music

In March this year, an unprecedented competition for young musicians will take place in Daugavpils – the 1st International Mark Rothko Competition of Young Performers of Modern Music, in which children and youth under 19 years of age will take part.

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Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre welcomes exhibition proposals

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre has designed an application form that enables individual artists, artist groups or curators to submit their exhibition proposals for potential display on the centre’s premises.

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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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