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On 3 September, three new exhibitions to open at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

On Friday, 3 September, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre opens three new exhibition projects. Between 4 and 7 p.m., visitors can see them in the company of artists and creators.

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A painting symposium in memory of Silva Linarte brings Latvian and international artists to the Rothko Centre

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre hosts the third international painting symposium “Silva Linarte”, conceived to commemorate the distinguished Latgale artist and long-term art educator Silva Veronika Linarte (1939–2018) and her creative legacy. This year, the symposium fortnight brings together artists from four countries.

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An international jury selects the recipients of Martinsons Award 2021

For the past week, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre received a group of experts in ceramics who convened to select the winners of Martinsons Award 2021, an international juried exhibition of ceramics with a prize fund of 20,000 EUR.

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Daugavpils invites young accordionists to participate in the contest

Till 1st October this year the Young Accordionists are invited to submit their applications for the XII International Contest Named after Valerijs Hodukins "Daugavpils 2021" taking place online on 28 – 30 October within the XVII International Accordion Music Festival in Daugavpils (Latvia).

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MEMORIES OF FUTURE PAST

On 7th of August Daugavpils Fortress will host an international dance performance about time - a journey from memories of the past through the present to the future. Its artistic concept combines contemporary dance and hip-hop, as well as dynamic scenography with large-format projections and mirrors.

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Daugavpils receives creators in Ceramic Laboratory 2021

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, in cooperation with the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics, hosts the 9th international ceramic art symposium “Ceramic Laboratory”.

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Music will sound in parks of Daugavpils

From July 16, residents and guests of Daugavpils will have the opportunity to spend evenings of summer days (except Mondays) from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm going for a walk in Dubrovin Park and Andreja Pumpura Square, where music of various genres will help to create a romantic atmosphere.

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EXHIBITION OF DOLLS IN THE SHOP WINDOWS OF DAUGAVPILS TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE

Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency continues the cycle of exhibitions “Skats no loga” (“View from the Window”) in the shop windows of Daugavpils Tourism Information Centre. This time in the shop windows at 22a Rīgas Street there is an exhibition of dolls of the Baltic Guild of Author Doll and Toy Artists from the collection of Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum.

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209th Anniversary of Baptism by Fire of Daugavpils Fortress

On July 17, the Daugavpils Fortress will host an event dedicated to the 209th anniversary of the baptism by fire of the fortress.

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Jury puts Daugavpils in the second round of the European Capital of Culture 2027 competition

On 8 July, during a press conference by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, an international jury named four Latvian cities that will continue to compete for the honour of becoming the European Capital of Culture 2027. Selecting Daugavpils for the second competition round confirms the quality of the city’s bid and its capacity to implement such a massive international project.

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BRANCHES OF LATGALE CENTRAL LIBRARY RECEIVE SPECIAL BOOK SETS IN ENGLISH

The USA Information Center of the Latgale Central Library has prepared special sets of books for learning English for children and young people, which will be available in the library branches.

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On St. Peter’s Day, 29 June, an augmented reality exhibition dedicated to Pēteris Martinsons opens in the courtyard of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre]

Celebrating the 90th anniversary since the birth of the world-renowned native of Daugavpils – ceramicist, architect and art educator Pēteris Martinsons (1931–2013) – and looking forward to the opening of his memorial house at the former gunpowder magazine of Daugavpils Fortress, WeRock Association in cooperation with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre suggests experiencing his porcelain artworks in a new format, through mobile devices.

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Four countries explore the color of light: Utopian abstractions at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center has launched its new exhibition season, where artists explore the chromatic properties of light through different colors and media.

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On 19 June, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch the summer season of joy

On Saturday 19 June, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch its new exhibition season. In the absence of loud speeches or public events, the focus will be exclusively on art, which has travelled to Daugavpils from across the globe.

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GEO: contemporary painting in Rīga Art Space

From 5 June through 25 July, Rīga Art Space (3 Kungu Street, Rīga) hosts a new exhibition project, GEO, featuring contemporary paintings from the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre collection.

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Māris Čačka’s solo exhibition “Direct Dialogues” opens to the public

As museums and other art spaces reopen for individual visitors, artist Māris Čačka’s solo show “Direct Dialogues”, featuring vast works on canvas, is ready to receive visitors at Daugavpils Local History and Art Museum (Latvia). The exhibition will be available 7 through 27 June.

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City. Daugavpils: a graphic art collection exhibition in Latgale Central Library

Starting 1 June, Latgale Central Library offers an exhibition “City. Daugavpils”, assembled from the graphic art collection of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Daugavpils Culture Development Program approved, foreseeing dynamic growth of the cultural sector

For the first time in Daugavpils, a detailed development program of cultural sector has been developed and approved at the City Council meeting of May 13, which envisages dynamic interdisciplinary and international cooperation over the next seven years, involvement of various social groups in creating cultural offer and implementing environmentally friendly actions in organizing events.

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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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