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.
On Peter’s Day, the Rothko Centre remembers the pioneer of Latvian contemporary ceramics, Pēteris Martinsons
A Baltic premiere: opening of a solo exhibition by internationally recognised American artist, Hunt Slonem
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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