About center

About center

  • About The Centre
    About The Centre
      Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is a multi-functional contemporary art and culture centre located in the Artillery Arsenal building (1833) of the Daugavpils Fortress. This is a place where history goes hand in hand with the contemporary and creates a unique and inspiring place for creative expression and experience. The Art Centre offers exhibitions dedicated to Mark Rothko’s artwork and biography, and other exhibitions, including artwork of international, national artists and cultural history. PERMANENT EXHIBITION (Sector A) „Mark Rothko. Life and Art” Hall of Mark Rothko’s original paintings; Digital exposition about Rothko’s life and art periods; Rothko Research Hall (temporary exhibition); Video Hall; Silence Room; Library. TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS (Sectors B, C, D) In Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre are displayed well-known Latvian and foreign artists’ exhibitions, created in different artistic media - painting, photography, graphic, textile and ceramic art, etc., as well as historical and cultural expositions. Throughout the year, there are 5 major exhibition season openings, showing best regional, Latvian and foreign art projects. Read more...
  • Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center's history
    Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center's history
    Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre project in development. M.Rothko Art Centre is multifunctional international artistic and educational institution aimed at promotion and preservation of artistic values, the education of the city inhabitants, to establish a dialog between cultures, to contribute into the process of decentralization, to develop a cultural environment in the region and in the country Read more...
  • The Centennial Celebration
    The Centennial Celebration
    09.01.2013 The centenary of Rothko’s birth was celebrated in Daugavpils on 24/25 September 2003. The efforts were coordinated by Daugavpils City Council and Daugavpils Museum with the project management by Farida Zaletilo. Celebrations were supported by the Ministry of Culture and the State Museum. The series of events were organized in close collaboration with the US Embassy in Riga. Read more...