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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Cultural Centre “Siguldas Devons” will show the exhibition “Opening” from the Rothko Centre collection
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.
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