Latvian National Museum Of Art, Riga

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The Latvian National Museum of Art is the richest collection of national art in Latvia. It houses more than 52,000 works of art reflecting the development of professional art in the Baltic area and in Latvia from the middle of the 18th century until the present time.
The museum is located in building in Riga, which is historically significant. The building at 1, Janis Rozentāls sq. was designed by the German architect Wilhelm Neumann and built in 1905 — it is one of the most impressive historical buildings on the boulevard and is situated next to the Academy of Art. It was the first building in the Baltics to be built for the purposes of a museum. Reconstruction of the museum was announced on 25 May 2010. Reconstruction was finished on 1 December 2015.
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  • We spent an interesting afternoon in this beautiful museum. There was a stunning collection of Latvian art and we were able to walk out onto the roof to enjoy the spectacular view across the city.  more »
  • This museum is worth visiting. It gives a good overview for the development of Latvian art. Museum shop and cafe really nice, the staff such now better foreign languages.  more »
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  • Latvian National Museum of Art is the largest depository of professional art in Latvia and takes an important place in collecting, preserving and popularizing the cultural values in Latvia and foreign countries. It regularly organizes art exhibitions, educational activities and cultural events. Latvian National Museum of Art is a platform, where you can find and discover a wealth of information about Latvian and global visual and decorative arts development. With its unique vision and excellent material, the museum is an integral part of the Latvian identity, as well as an exciting value in the world museum context.
  • Really nice collection of post war and more recent art at the moment. Good standard exhibition. Unfortunately the main gallery was closed for setting up a new exhibition when I went, but I'd be back to see more.
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