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“Very impressive” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre
Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Daugavpils
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre - multi-functional contemporary art and culture centre located in the Artillery Arsenal building (1833) of Daugavpils Fortress, where history goes hand in hand with the contemporary and creates a unique and inspiring place for creative expression and experience. Permanent exhibition: „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: 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. We offer: • guided tours in Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and Daugavpils Fortress; • children and youth educational programs; • workshops and master classes (with and without preliminary knowledge); • Residence Programs for artists; • rooms for conferences, seminars and other events;
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage
Riga, Latvia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very impressive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

This place is a must visit if you like art and culture. Renovated building within Daugavpils Fortress, hosts not only Mark Rothko but also other exibitions that are changed every few months. Apart from Rothko paintings, interactive exhibition about history of Daugavpils and insight into Rothko art and life is really good. Full ticket is about 9 EUR, but you can choose to visit only part of building and then it's cheaper.

Visited October 2013
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Riga, Latvia
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“Even Riga doesn't have this”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

Wonderful art gallery with some insight into Mark Rotko's life and art, but with significant room for other interesting exhibitions. Top quality! Expect to pay around 10 euros.

Visited July 2013
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