We invite you to the Museum Night in Art Nouveau style! – Riga

We invite you to the Museum Night in Art Nouveau style! – Riga
We invite you to the Museum Night in Art Nouveau style! – Riga
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photo; kulturasapvieniba.riga.lv

on May 18, 2024 between From 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., residents of Riga and guests of Riga are invited to visit the “Riga Art Nouveau Center” museum in the year of its fifteenth anniversary and view Art Nouveau interior, paintings by Latvian old masters, as well as enjoy the 20th century. starting atmosphere.

The International European Night of Museums always gathers many interested people, and this year, too, there will be an opportunity to enjoy the themed Night of Museums guided tours, which have already become a tradition. Guests are invited to view the interior exposition arranged in the apartment of architect K. Pēkšēns, enjoy the welcoming atmosphere of a May evening and listen to the sounds of accordion music. Remembering the significant founding of the Latvian student corporation “Selonija” in 1880 and the work of architect Konstantīns Pēkšēns (1859 – 1928) in educating a new generation of architects, the 20th century will also be chanted. popular student songs at first.

The museum has been delighting residents of Riga and guests of Riga for fifteen years. Since its establishment in the spring of 2009, the exposition has expanded and can be seen on two floors. The family apartment of the architect Konstantins Pēkšēns has an Art Nouveau interior, while a virtual museum with an ambitious digital exhibition has been opened in the basement of the house at 12 Albert Street, which offers research materials of Art Nouveau cultural and historical heritage and a digitized collection database. Visitors’ interest in Art Nouveau interior, as well as in special themes or details of the 20th century. the beginning in architecture and art is always great.

Also this time, the participants of the Museum Night event will have the opportunity to take a look at the exposition of the museum’s current exhibition “Femme fatale” and see the exhibition of the works of the excellent art nouveau painters dedicated to the anniversary of the museum “Rosentāls. Swamp. Walters”, which exhibits the works of artists from the private collection of the Kukšu estate.

On the night of museums on May 18, 2024, the museum “Riga Art Nouveau Center” is open from 19.00 until May 19 at 1.00 a.m. Free entrance. Address: Alberta 12, Riga (entrance from Strēlnieku street).

Publicity image: Night of Art Nouveau Museums 2024. Artist Gatis Buravcovs, photo Iveta Sproģe.

Association of Cultural Institutions of Riga State City Municipality

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