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National Museum of Art exhibition space "Arsenāls"

The Arsenāls Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art (LNMA) is the largest art exhibition hall in Riga. It is housed in a significant architectural monument, an early 19th-century customs warehouse building or arsenal built in the late Russian Classicism style of the late Russian Classicism; it has now been converted to suit the needs of a museum.

The holdings of the Latvian National Museum of Art, housed at the Arsenāls building, is comprised of works of art created by Latvian and Latvian-born artists during the period from late 20th century until the present day. The permanent exhibition is replaced from time to time by regular exhibitions from the museum holdings, revealing the developmental processes of the Latvian visual arts from various vantage points,.

The Arsenāls Exhibition Hall of the LNMA hosts extensive art exhibitions, international projects and various art and  cultural events on a regular basis.

Visitors are offered specialist-guided excursions and special educational programes. A scientific document center is available for further reference.

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17 Nov - 28 Jan

Exhibitions

Exhibition "Recent acquisitions of the Latvian National Museum of Art"

17 Nov - 28 Jan
What are the typical traits of the Latvian art in the 21st century? What are the current trends? What questions does it ask? What values does it affirm, question or reject? How does it reflect the given era? What artworks in the museum's storeroom represent the 21st century? These are the questions that the exhibition and its program of sideline events will look to answer through a debate with participation of artists, museum experts and the general public.

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17 Nov - 21 Jan

Exhibitions

Photographer Reinis Lismanis' solo-exhibition - Trial and Error

17 Nov - 21 Jan
This solo-exhibition includes a variety of media and techniques, which focus on specific elements that help form a wider understanding about the possibilities which photography provides. To a certain extent, the images serve as a mediator in the relationship between the author and the prevailing structure of the photograph, video or installation.

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09 Feb - 11 Mar

Exhibitions

Exhibition of drawings by the European group of artists Akroma

09 Feb - 11 Mar
Akroma is an artist’s collective composed of approximately fifty European artists working in a wide variety of media - painters, sculptors, video and installation artists, printmakers, graphic artists, performers, sound-makers. What has brought them together is their connection to drawing - drawing in all its forms and expressions, drawing as a finished work or as a part of a process, as language or texture. The aim of Akroma is to promote the practice of drawing and the exploration taking place in Europe, and to think collectively about it’s realization and exhibition.

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