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25 Sep

Concerts (classical)

“Concerto Piccolo” — enjoy the unique sound of Riga Dome organ for 20 minutes

07 Aug - 30 Sep
“Concerto Piccolo” gives the opportunity to relish one of the most splendid and valuable historical organ in the outstanding acoustics of Riga Dome.

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08 Sep - 27 Sep

Exhibitions

Conceptual jewelry exhibition Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Jewelry is Not Only Jewelry

08 Sep - 27 Sep
There are many misunderstandings in the common meaning of jewelery and in the thinking of what jewelery should be. On the border of kitsch and consume Réka Lörincz from Budapest (HU) and Gisbert Stach from Munich (DE) show a colorful kaleidoscope of jewelry, objects, installations and films where they try to define and enlighten the field of jewelry in a new humoristic, critical and philosophical way.

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28 Sep - 19 Nov

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Exhibition of Slovak national art

28 Sep - 19 Nov
The exhibition is being organized in cooperation with the Slovakian Embassy in Latvia and the Slovakian National Gallery in Bratislava. The exhibition feature national art items of Slovakia.

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08 Sep - 01 Oct

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Contemporary Art Festival "Survival Kit 9"

08 Sep - 01 Oct
This year, "Survival Kit 9", the biggest annual contemporary art exhibition in the Baltics, presents 24 internationally recognized, as well as emerging young artists. Among the works are both internationally known as well as specially commissioned new pieces aimed at broadening the perception of the world and learning from nature.

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03 Aug - 01 Oct

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Children's fashion exhibition - Children Around the World. 18th to 20th century.

03 Aug - 01 Oct
The exhibition will acquaint visitors with the caprices, twists and turns of children's fashion over three centuries - starting from the Rococo and Empire styles, to Crinoline and Art Noveau era clothing, to the variety of children's fashion styles in the 1900s.

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30 Aug - 02 Oct

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Agnija Ģērmane solo-exhibition - Lasting Present

30 Aug - 02 Oct
Agnija Ģērmane, while painting in her workshop large format compositions, never loses the vitality of color and impressions of light, which she has gathered during her many years of participating in plein airs. Water and roots - fluidity and stability - painting and the values of life. Painting which demand an immediate presence here and now - the present, which never ends. Lasting Present.

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03 Oct - 03 Dec

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Exhibition - The Magic of Flowers in Herend Porcelain

03 Oct - 03 Dec
Flower themes on Herend porcelain appear as shapes, decoration and in the details. The exhibition will be an excellent opportunity to view this magnificent Hungarian porcelain collection in one place.

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05 Oct - 05 Dec

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Exhibition “Explore Hungarian Literature!”

05 Oct - 05 Dec
During Hungarian Days 2017 the Hungarian literature will be celebrated with a book corner at the National Library of Latvia (AsiaRes, M floor) where a collection with almost two hundred books of such remarkable Hungarian writers as Magda Szabó, Sándor Márai, Erika Bartos and many more will be available for readers.

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06 Sep - 06 Oct

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Silva Linarte solo exhibition

06 Sep - 06 Oct
The exhibition at Riga's historical St Peter's Church will feature works of Silva Linarte, the winner of the Jāzeps Pīgoznis Grand Prix Award in Latvian landscape painting.

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06 Sep - 06 Oct

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Exhibition of paintings by Croatian artist Ivica Ico Bilindžič

06 Sep - 06 Oct
Exhibition of the Croatian artist.

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07 Oct - 13 Nov

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Exhibition - Gods, Heroes, Reflections and Shadows

07 Oct - 13 Nov
The exhibition is the result of the creative cooperation between Lilija Dinere and Roberts Dineris - the visual interpretation of two important works of literature for Latvian language publications: the ancient French epic The Song of Roland, and the ancient Icelandic collection of myths and poetic texts Songs of Edda.

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07 Oct - 19 Nov

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Contemporary art exhibition NNN

07 Oct - 19 Nov
The exhibition NNN, or Nosaukumam Nav Nozīmes (The Title Has no Meaning), will feature new works from a variety of artists, including installations, 2D works and other objects. The artists also utilize a wide range of technologies - from drawings, video and photographs to mechanics. The participants of this project are united by a shared thought process, education and regular cooperation over a period of many years.

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10 Aug - 08 Oct

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Eleonora Pastare solo exhibition - Meditations

10 Aug - 08 Oct
Meditative power and complete control of the material is required to deal with the most sophisticated ceramic material and create fragile, volatile and charming porcelain artworks. Although Eleonora Pastare turned to porcelain in relatively recent times, after enthusiastic work with clay, chamotte and other ceramic materials, exactly porcelain is the material in which the artist creates works that show manifestation of the femininity and power of ceramic art.

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25 Aug - 08 Oct

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Exhibition/analysis - Retina

25 Aug - 08 Oct
Retina is an exhibition based on a discussion between four of its participants about the contradictory relations between contemporary art and today's visual culture, as well as about viewing, seeing, noticing and about what cannot be seen. Participants - Andrejs Strokins, Kaspars Vanags, Vents Vīnbergs and Germans Ermičs. The exhibition will be made up of an assembly of historical artifacts, texts and design objects.

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25 Aug - 08 Oct

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Ilya Lipkin solo exhibition

25 Aug - 08 Oct
Ilya Lipkin is a Riga-born artist, who grew up in New York but currently lives in Berlin. His recent photographic work deals with the merging of public and corporate space. Though Lipkin’s photos are taken in New York, Berlin, and other cities, they impart an eerie sense of sameness. The artist plans a similar approach with his upcoming photo series specially for kim?, which is being put together in Riga and documenting the artist's place of birth and more specifically the suburb he was born in - Purvciems, where he spent the first seven years of his life.

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25 Aug - 08 Oct

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Marko Maetamm solo exhibition - I'm Only Streaming

25 Aug - 08 Oct
The internationally acclaimed Estonian artist, painter, as well as video and installations author Marko Maetamm will be presenting his first solo exhibition in Riga. The artist, who has mainly been inspired by family life over the past decade, is now turning his attention to the wars, catastrophes and other emergencies raging around the world and the willing and unwilling powerlessness of normal people in regard to these subjects.

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12 Oct - 10 Dec

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11th International Small Form Porcelain Exhibition in Riga

12 Oct - 10 Dec
Since 2006, the Riga Porcelain Museum has been organizing the annual International Small Form Porcelain Exhibition, gathering artists from all over the world. The aim of the exhibition is to show the newest art pieces by Latvian and foreign artists which are at least 70% porcelain and do not exceed 15x15x15 cm in their dimensions. The diversity of the artists and the art pieces allow to demonstrate a mini cross-section of contemporary ceramics trends, as all of the pieces of art on display have been created within the past two years, and frequently especially for this exhibition.

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13 Oct - 06 Dec

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Exhibition - Tapio Wirkkala. A poet in Glass and Silver

13 Oct - 06 Dec
Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) is one of the icons of Finnish design, who has inspired several generations of artists not only in Finland, but around the world. For the first time ever in Latvia, this exhibition will offer visitors the unique opportunity to get acquainted with the master's extensive work from the Finnish Museum of Glass (Riihimäki), and from the private collection of Kyösti Kakkonen.

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13 Oct - 12 Nov

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Exhibition - Jānis Anmanis and pupils from the Latvian Academy of Children's Artistic Fantasies

13 Oct - 12 Nov
Artist Jānis Anmanis was born in Riga in 1943, and is a graduate of the Latvian Academy of Art's Industrial Art Department (1969). He regularly participates in group exhibition and plein-airs, and is the author of over 20 solo exhibitions in Latvia and abroad. Anmanis is also the founder and head of the Latvian Academy of Children's Artistic Fantasies. The artist is also the recipient of many awards, and has also been bestowed the Order of the Three Stars (1998).

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14 Oct - 27 Nov

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Exhibition “Stamp stories”

14 Oct - 27 Nov
A stamp exhibition from the Hungarian Stamp Museum, especially created for the Hungarian Days 2017, will give a wide insight into the curious history of postal stamps. Exhibition displays stamps from both Hungary and Latvia. Those interested in postal stamps will have an opportunity to take a glimpse of the first Latvian stamp from 1918.

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16 Sep - 15 Oct

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Kristīne Luīze Avotiņa multi-media exhibition - River of Dreams

16 Sep - 15 Oct
The multi-media exhibition, with modern projection technologies and animation effects, accompanied by classical music, will bring to life over 100 paintings by artist Kristīne Luīze Avotiņa. The format of the exhibition - live paintings on large format screens - will take the viewer on a creative and mood-filled journey.

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13 Sep - 21 Oct

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Līga Purmale solo exhibition

13 Sep - 21 Oct
Līga Purmale (1948) has painted close-ups of poppy blossoms and red-currant clusters, misty fields, fir trees that look like cathedrals, the city at night and reflections in the window. Līga has painted temperamental and passionate dancers, and athletes in the heat of battle. Each one of us has a Līga Purmale - dreamy, temperamental, vital, secretive, and all together an excellent painter. The exhibition will feature her work of the past two years.

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11 Sep - 21 Oct

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Ģirts Bišs solo exhibition - Epizodes

11 Sep - 21 Oct
A series of photographs of staged scenes with the presence of miniature characters in them, and sometimes allowing them to come into contact with unknown photo characters - anonymous persons and places.

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13 Sep - 21 Oct

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Aija Zariņa solo-exhibition - Your Child II

13 Sep - 21 Oct
In her exhibition, Aija Zariņa (1954) continues her thoughts which were started with the 2011 exhibition Children of Earth at the Daugava Gallery. In Aija's paintings, Earth is a living being, alive are its oak trees, hills, rivers, winds, and us. As children we are born, grow and die in its love, while at the same time frequently not just hurting one another, but also this Earth. Are we possible of change? Hope dies last...Aija speaks about this as directly as a child would, with her power of color and lines.

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