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Latvian National Museum of Art

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By RigaNow!. 06.09.2008

K. Valdemāra Street 10 , Riga Phone: 371 67324 461
Email: lnmm@lnmm.lv
Web: www.lnmm.lv
Working hours: Tue-Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat-Sun 10:00 - 17:00

After an extensive restoration and reconstruction, the Latvian National Museum of Art announces the reopening for visitors on 4 of May 2016. After an extensive restoration and reconstruction, the Latvian National Museum of Art announces the reopening for visitors on 4 of May 2016.

The museum will be reopened to the public in 4 May 2016, at 10:00 p.m. in the square of the Esplanade park side.

The opening of the Latvian National Museum of Art will be an outstanding event of national importance. After the reconstruction, the museum is entirely renovated, restored and enlarged. A modern and accessible infrastructure and environment for visitors is created with innovative services for public learning and recreation following the visitor's needs and interests. After the opening museum aims to be an important creator of the nation's identity and intercultural dialogue, a place for community, as well a significant tourist attraction in Riga and Latvia. In its first year of opening, the museum plans to welcome more than 100 000 visitors.

Visitors will be welcomed to appreciate the new permanent display “Latvian Art 19th – 20th Century” (Historic building, 2nd and 3rd floor) and two new temporary exhibitions devoted to significant Latvian artists: “Miervaldis Polis. Illusion as Reality” (Great Exhibition Hall in the New Block) and “Boriss Bērziņš (1930 – 2002). SILVER/GOLD” (Historic building, 4th Floor Exhibition halls).

 

Starting from May 4, the Latvian National Museum of Art will be open to the public six days a week - on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 to 18:00, on Fridays from 10:00 to 20:00, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 17:00. Every last Sunday of the month visitors will be able to visit museum’s permanent display free of charge. Museum will be closed on Mondays.