The arts, museums, galleries and culture of Latvia

The arts, museums, galleries and culture of Latvia
Latvija; a list of websites

RIGA, the European Capital of Culture for 2014

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Art Nouveau in Riga.

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The Culture of Latvia
Ministry of Culture for Latvia

Film *

Film in Latvia. Lafilma film database.

The National Film Centre of Latvia

Folklore *

Folklore of Latvia. Groups, events, history.

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Galleries/artists *

Latnet Art Gallery. Latvian painters and sculptors.

Art galleries.
A guide from The Official Latvian Tourism Portal

Latvian artists. A database and online gallery.

A lst of Latvian artists, from Wikipedia.

The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art
The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art is an internationally active non-governmental culture organization that offers an independent perspective on current topics and recent historical events through the looking glass of art.

Latvian Culture Foundation

Latvian Culture Portal
News and events: art, music, dance, theatre and media. A website from The Ministry of Culture.

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Latvian Song and Dance Festival

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Museums *

The Rothko Art Centre
The Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is a multi-functional institution of culture, arts and education, and also displays original paintings by Mark Rothko.

Museums in Latvia
A directory of museums in Latvia.

The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art

The Latvian National Museum of Art
The largest depository of professional art in Latvia. The museum regularly holds art exhibitions and scientific conferences, diverse art and cultural events, takes part in international projects, as well as compiling and editsing museum publications.

The Riga Film Museum

The Riga Porcelain Museum

Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 1940-1991

Music in Latvia *

The Latvian Music Information Centre
The LMIC’s focus of activity is Latvian contemporary and classical music, composers, performers, concert organisers and devotees.

Folk songs in latvia, an information page.

Music in Latvia
A music education page, with information on the history of Latvian music, musical genres.

Latvian composers, a list from Wikipedia.

Latvian music, Wikipedia entry.

The Latvian National Opera

Latvian National Symphony Orchestra

Opera in Latvia

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Photography *

The Latvian Museum of Photography

Riga *

Riga Capital of European CUlture for 2014, a guide. 

Riga Virtual Tourist Guide

Riga. Official Tourist Guide to Riga. Events in Riga.

Art galleries and exhibitions in Riga.
A guide and calender of events and shows.

The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art

The Latvian National Museum of Art
The largest depository of professional art in Latvia. The museum regularly holds art exhibitions and scientific conferences, diverse art and cultural events, takes part in international projects, as well as compiling and editsing museum publications.

The Riga Film Museum

The Riga Porcelain Museum

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Theatre *

The Latvian National Theatre

The New Riga Theatre

The New Theatre Institute of Latvia

The Daile Theatre

The Valmiera Drama Theatre

The Liepaja Theatre

 

Wikipedia entry on Latvia.

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