Welcome to the Art Museums of Latvia

Latvian National Museum of Art
1 Jaņa Rozentāla laukums, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
6 Doma laukums, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design
10 Skārņu iela, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova Museum
57a, Apt. 26 Elizabetes iela, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
Museum Storage Facility and FOREST OF SCULPTURES
8 Pulka iela, Riga, LV-1007, Latvia
Exhibition Hall ARSENĀLS
1 Torņa iela, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
The Close up of Design Processes: Summer
11.07.2024. - 08.09.2024.
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design
The second pop-up exhibition in the series for MDAD’s 35th anniversary
Harmonious Collision
14.06.2024. - 01.09.2024.
Museum Storage Facility and FOREST OF SCULPTURES
The retrospective exhibition of fashion brand FYODOR GOLAN
The Charm of Blue and White
01.06.2024. - 20.08.2024.
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
British transferware in Latvian museums and private collections. 18th–21st centuries
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Dismantling the Wall. Latvian Art 1985–1991 Dismantling the Wall. Latvian Art 1985–1991 Latvian National Museum of Art

Dismantling the Wall. Latvian Art 1985–1991

Exhibition, Dismantling the Wall. Latvian Art 1985–1991, is on display in the left wing halls of the 2nd floor of the main building of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga (Jaņa Rozentāla laukums 1), which tells about the processes in Latvian contemporary art during the period of socio-political change.
Latvian Art 1780–1915 Latvian Art 1780–1915 Latvian National Museum of Art

Latvian Art 1780–1915

The permanent exhibition in the main building of the Latvian National Museum of Art shows the richness of the museum's collection, the history of its formation as well as the most outstanding achievements of national art from the end of the 18th century to the end of the 20th century.
Latvian Art 1915–1940 Latvian Art 1915–1940 Latvian National Museum of Art

Latvian Art 1915–1940

World War I brought difficult challenges for the Latvian people, which inspired a strong wave of national self-consciousness in artists. Jāzeps Grosvalds was the first to take up the pressing subject of refugees and riflemen in painting. Jēkabs Kazaks, who was significantly influenced by contemporary French painting, also turned to depiction of the dramatic historical events.
Latvian Modernists in Russia in the 1920s and 30s Latvian Modernists in Russia in the 1920s and 30s Latvian National Museum of Art

Latvian Modernists in Russia in the 1920s and 30s

During World War I, many Latvian artists ended up in Russia, but most returned to Latvia following the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Latvian artists – Gustavs Klucis, Kārlis Johansons and Aleksandrs Drēviņš – chose to stay in Soviet Russia and to take part in the formation of Russian avant-garde art.
European Art Gallery European Art Gallery Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

European Art Gallery

The European Art Gallery is located in the most luxurious rooms of the former Riga stock exchange building on the fourth floor.
Asian Art Gallery Asian Art Gallery Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

Asian Art Gallery

The Asian Art Gallery is situated at the 3rd floor of the museum and introduces the visitors with the sizeable Asian Art Collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art.
Roerich Painting Gallery Roerich Painting Gallery Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

Roerich Painting Gallery

The exhibition of works by the outstanding artist and thinker Nicholas Roerich (1874–1947) is located on the third floor of the museum. The tranquillity of this room helps viewers to delve into the Himalayan peaks created by the master with an amazingly clean tempera palette.
Ancient Greek and Roman Art Chamber Ancient Greek and Roman Art Chamber Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

Ancient Greek and Roman Art Chamber

The Ancient Greek and Roman Art Chamber is situated on the third floor of the museum and introduces the visitors to Ancient Greek pottery, Ancient Greek and Roman coins as well as marble sculptures from the collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art.
Silverware Chamber Silverware Chamber Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

Silverware Chamber

On the fourth floor in the former safe room, which has been transformed into the Silverware Chamber, is a display of items from the museum’s precious metals collection, covering the period from the late 17th century until the early 20th century. The items were made in the Russian Empire, including the Baltics and Europe.
Ancient Egypt Chamber Ancient Egypt Chamber Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

Ancient Egypt Chamber

The Ancient Egypt Chamber is located in one of the three large safes of the former Riga stock exchange. The doors decorated in neo-Gothic style have retained their original form allowing us to visualise the time when it was an important and well-guarded room.
Gondola Gondola Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

Gondola

In 2012 the Art Museum RIGA BOURSE acquired a new, permanent and internationally renowned highlight – the artwork Gondola by the world-famous Russian artist Dmitry Gutov.
Forest of Sculptures Forest of Sculptures Museum Storage Facility and FOREST OF SCULPTURES

Forest of Sculptures

Antique and Renaissance Plaster Cast Exhibition.
Mythopoetic figures Mythopoetic figures Museum Storage Facility and FOREST OF SCULPTURES

Mythopoetic figures

The exhibition of seven granite sculptures introduces the artwork of the 2nd half of the 20th century, created by the sculptors Laimons Blumbergs, Ojārs Feldbergs, Lilija Līce, Ojārs Siliņš, Juris Zihmanis, and Zenta Zvāra.
The Art of Belgium (1900–1940) The Art of Belgium (1900–1940) Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

The Art of Belgium (1900–1940)

A significant amount of works from the first half of the 20th century by Belgian artists are stored at the Latvian National Museum of Art – more than 700 paintings, graphics, sculptures and medals, as well as lace created between the 17th and the early 20th century. The artistic quality and the unique history of the collection’s creation determine its important position.
Interactive experience "Rīgas audums" Interactive experience "Rīgas audums" Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Interactive experience "Rīgas audums"

Hundreds of “Rīgas audums” printed fabric patterns give us an idea about the fashion, leading art styles, technological development of the time, and tell us about textile artists’ creativeness.
Exhibition Design Process Exhibition Design Process Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Exhibition Design Process

Exhibition Design Process on the 3rd floor of the museum tells the story of Latvian design in the period from the 1960s until nowadays.
Exhibition Classical Values Exhibition Classical Values Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Exhibition Classical Values

Exhibition Classical Values on the 2nd floor of the museum tells the story of Latvian decorative applied arts in the period from the end of the 19th century until the 1960s.
Museum of Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova permanent display Museum of Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova permanent display Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova Museum

Museum of Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova permanent display

The Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova Museum display looks at three aspects of the artists’ lives: creative work, social life and family.
Collections and art stories Collections and art stories
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Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova Museum

Google Arts & Culture:
Collections and art stories

Get to know the brightest works of art of the Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova Museum and their stories, learning about their details, history and importance in the art world.
Collections and art stories Collections and art stories
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Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

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Collections and art stories

Get to know the brightest works of art of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design and their stories, learning about their details, history and importance in the art world.
Collections and art stories Collections and art stories
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Latvian National Museum of Art

Google Arts & Culture:
Collections and art stories

Get to know the brightest works of art of the Latvian National Museum of Art and their stories, learning about their details, history and importance in the art world.
Art Restoration in the Museum Art Restoration in the Museum Latvian National Museum of Art

Video series:
Art Restoration in the Museum

Art restoration is considered as one of the most important fields in the life of an art museum and this project introduces the main questions and ethical issues of art restoration.
Exhibition Classical Values Exhibition Classical Values Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Audio guide:
Exhibition Classical Values

Exhibition Classical Values on the 2nd floor of the museum tells the story of Latvian decorative applied arts in the period from the end of the 19th century until the 1960s.
Mobile Application Mobile Application Latvian National Museum of Art

Mobile Application

Latvian National Museum of Art offers the easiest way to explore classic highlights, and discover fresh perspectives on the permanent collection and discover the museum's unique architecture of the building.
Play the Museum! Play the Museum!
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Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

Interactive Activity:
Play the Museum!

Play the Museum! is an interactive and educational game for children of elementary and primary school age in which every participant becomes a part of the museum. The activity was conceived with the aim of encouraging students' active involvement in learning about the museum's work through conversations seeking answers to the questions: what is an art museum, what can be found there, what are the tasks performed by the museum's employees?
Guided Tour in the Museum Guided Tour in the Museum Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Guided Tour in the Museum

Get to know the extensive permanent exhibition, the historical building and the current exhibitions of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design! The guided tour uncovers stories from the history of Latvian design, a variety of artistic styles and the processes in design's development. The thematic highlights and format of the activity can be adapted to the needs and interests of different audiences.

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