The exhibition “The Great Jews of Latgale” can be seen at the Jewish of Daugavpils and Latgale Museum. It is a permanent exhibition of the museum that includes five stands with information about 125 Jews who were born, worked, lived or still live in Latgale.
A solo exhibition “I see nature like colour” by award-winning British artist Gillian Ayres (1930-2018) is available at the Mark Rothko Art Centre.
“Location/ Dislocation. Between Remembering and Forgetting” exhibition is available at the Mark Rothko Art Centre. The complexity of visual language as well as the diversity of approaches is demonstrated by the range of exhibiting artists, working in a variety of media: drawing, painting, photography, sculpture as well as a site-specific installation. The idea of movement in space and the presence of different contexts is woven into the very curatorial principle of this exhibition, presenting artists from Finland, UK, USA and Latvia.
A number of meaningful events to explore the emergence of professional ceramic art in the Baltic States with a view to outlining the historical stages of its evolution and tracing their impact on the current global image of contemporary ceramic art is taking place at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre organises the first international painting symposium “Silva Linarte 2019”. It will bring together as participants artists from Sweden, Spain, Russia, Latvia, Poland and Lithuania.
Kirsi Kivivirta, ceramic artist and lecturer, was born in Turku, Finland, in 1959. Since 1983, she has exhibited her works in numerous exhibitions in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, France, Hungary, Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, etc. as well as held more than 15 solo shows in Finland and abroad.
Exhibitions by Latvian, Baltic and international artists are available at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre from 5th July to 8th September.
5th International Daugavpils Historical Re-enactment Festival “Dinaburg 1812”, which is dedicated to the attack of the Napoleon’s Army on the Dinaburg Fortress in 1812, will be held on July 20th to 21st, 2019. The central event of the festival – a re-enactment of the historical battle, where different clubs from Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Russia, Belarus and Poland will take part. Re-enactment clubs’ parade, Empire-style Ball, musical concerts, craftsmen and home-made products’ markets will be arranged during the festival.
In the evening of the first day of the festival, “Percival” folk music group will give a performance at 9 pm in the yard of the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. The music group will perform in Latvia for the first time.