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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

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05.02.2022. - 01.05.2022.
Latvian National Museum of Art
From Life to Arts
22.04.2022. - 26.06.2022.
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
The Reflections of Thai Communities through Local Thai Contemporary Artists and Textiles
Kawanabe Kyōsai (1831–1889)
01.03.2022. - 29.05.2022.
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
Exhibition series Asian Art Stories
Anda Munkevica. Crossroads
15.01.2022. - 01.05.2022.
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design
Personal Exhibition
Latvia and Japan: A Hundred Years of Friendship. Personalities and Bequests
19.11.2021. - 27.02.2022.
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
Harlequin and Pierrot. Eternal Celebrations – Spirit of the Interwar Era
04.06.2021. - 26.02.2022.
Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova Museum
Commedia dell’arte images in the work of Latvian Modernist painters. Carnivals organized by Latvian artists. Photographs
The Spiral. Māra Kažociņa (1936–1992). Painting
10.12.2021. - 06.02.2022.
Latvian National Museum of Art
Exhibition from the cycle The Generation
Centaur. Jānis Pauļuks / LNMA Collection
01.10.2021. - 30.01.2022.
Latvian National Museum of Art
Exhibition from the cycle "The Generation"
Chinese Snuff Bottles
31.08.2021. - 20.10.2021.
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
Exhibition series “Asian Art Stories”
CREO ERGO SUM. Baltic Contemporary Ceramic Art
03.08.2021. - 03.10.2021.
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design
Exhibition in the framework of the 3rd Latvia Ceramics Biennale
You Paint Just Like a Man!
04.06.2021. - 19.09.2021.
Latvian National Museum of Art
The Art of Daina Dagnija in the Context of Feminism
Pair of Japanese Satsuma Vases
15.12.2020. - 29.08.2021.
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE
Exhibition series "Asian Art Stories"
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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.
Latvian Art 1985–2000 Latvian Art 1985–2000 Latvian National Museum of Art

Latvian Art 1985–2000

The 1980s in Latvian art was period of significant transformations. Neo-expressionism became a vivid episode in art: artists chose impressive formats and depicted huge, pathetic and deformed figures – metaphors of a dehumanised society.
 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.
 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Forest of Sculptures Forest of Sculptures Museum Storage Facility and FOREST OF SCULPTURES

Forest of Sculptures

Antique and Renaissance Plaster Cast Exhibition.
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.
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.
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.
“Discover Art!” Cards “Discover Art!” Cards Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

“Discover Art!” Cards

In the exhibition, “Lauka telpa” is likely to encounter artworks that reveal the creative art language and its quest of Daiga Grantiņa. To help you understand what you see, electronic cards have been created with questions in Latvian and English to be used at any time during the visit.
The Route of Wellbeing The Route of Wellbeing Latvian National Museum of Art

Meditative audio guide:
The Route of Wellbeing

For a large part of society, life in the 21st-century is characterized by digital events and content consumption in the digital environment, as well as regular anxiety, exhaustion, homogenous sensory experience, or routine. The Route of Wellbeing is an invitation to explore the art museum in a more personal way, enjoy time alone in the peaceful environment of art, and experience an alternative adventure of the senses, promoting mindfulness and mental well-being.

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