Art Museums and Exhibition Halls

Abundant information about the development of Latvian and world visual and decorative art can be found in these art museums and viewed in the programs offered by the exhibition halls.

Latvian National Museum of Art

Latvian National Museum of Art is the most significant depository in the nation for works of art. Reopened in May 2016, the building itself has been upgraded, modernized but its majestic beauty from a long-gone era - preserved.

Art Museum Riga Bourse

The Art Museum Riga Bourse stores the largest collection of foreign art in Baltic States. The collection was started by Riga’s council members, mayors and traders in 19 century. Now museum offers international exhibitions and vide spectrum of culture and arts events.

Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

The Museum of Decorative and Design Art is located in the former St. George’s Church building (1204), which is the oldest stone building in Riga. It features seven collections of decorative and design art work.

Kim? Contemporary Art Centre

kim? Contemporary Art Centre was founded in 2009. The name of kim? is an abbreviation of an insistent question “what is art?" (“kas ir māksla?” in Latvian). The organization is offering a certain range of activities such as exhibitions, lectures, discussions and other events related to recent art, theory and social issues.

Riga Art Space

Riga Art Space, in two rooms, is a gallery for modern art and a concert venue.

Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova Museum

CLOSED UNTIL 7.07. The museum, dedicated to the Artists Romans Suta and Aleksandra Beļcova, is a subsidiary of the Latvian National Museum of Art. It is set up in their former residence.