The aim of the discussion is to offer information and advance the understanding of design importance in everyday life, emphasising design education improvement in Latvia. From February 2 - 22 the Art Academy of Latvia will host the exhibition “9 HEADS. The exhibition will display the most significant works from active periods of all Art Academy’s rectors - Vilhelms Purvītis, Jānis Kuga, Oto Skulme, Leo Svemps, Edgars Iltners, Valdis Dišlers, Indulis Zariņš, Jānis Andris Osis and Aleksejs Naumovs, outlining their contributions towards the Academy’s development.
Exhibition opening will take place on February 1, . The Conference of Baltic Glass Artists and Art Historians 2017 “Glass Art in Baltic Context: Past, Challenges and Prospects” will be held at the Art Academy of Latvia, room 19, on February 3, 2017, at AM. The idea of the 16th International Vilnius Painting Triennial ‘Nomadic Images’ is based on a strategy of wandering in different territories, without priorities or a uniform plan, observing, comparing, evaluating, but not conquering.
A conceptual approach towards the triennial’s content allows us to avoid a horizontal view of the field of painting, like an overview, and gives it an intellectual dynamic.
Innovation in painting, and changes in the forms of representation, format and materials, are emphasised, together with connections with other media and other fields of art.
What’s so special about this place besides the colorful leaves?
It has very rich natural landscapes, historical sites including several castles, a developed net of hiking trails offering the best views, and the old river bed of the Gauja river.
In collaboration with “Maksla XO” gallery (Riga, Latvia) and gallery “Meno Parkas” (Kaunas, Lithuania), celebrating Latvia’s and Lithuania‘s centenary in 2018, Lithuanian public has a chance to see Kristaps Zarins’ latest works in the exhibition "And Once More "in the shadow of young girls in flower"", which will open at gallery “Meno Parkas” on 14th of February, 2018. From January 25 - 26, 2018, Art Academy of Latvia was visited by PARADOX Fine Art European Forum Steering Committee.
This is the place for traditional Sigulda summer opera festivals.
What is your favorite place to visit in the autumn? Author: Anita Sāne This place looks absolutely enchanting. Do you know how long the foliage stays this way for? The hardwood trees remind me of where I live here in Northern Michigan but we surely don't have a castle to visit :) As always, your photos are memorizing and delightful.
(I think I could manage to sneak in some vacation days mid-October).
They say the spring in the cave has healing powers. ‘good man’) who lived in the cave in the ancient days and healed the locals. After the recent renovation the church looks newly built – magnificent and elegant in its simplicity. She represents the nation’s spiritual and creative potential.
Bundulitis was built in 1910 as a place for selling milk and snacks to visitors of Turaida and Gutmana cave. There are 25 sculptures spread over the Folk Song garden established in 1985.