An Hour at the Museum: The Great Geographical Discoveries


The “One Hour at the Museum” classes have been prepared as per the National Centre for Education’s sample history and geography classes. Participation fee: EUR 5.69 for groups + tickets of EUR 2.13 per pupil (if there are ten or more pupils in the group, the price is EUR 1.42, free entry for the group leader). Prior registration by phone (+371) 67 357536 or e-mail:

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 08.09.2014 21:00

Ends: 23.10.2014 21:00


  • Art Museum „Rīgas Birža”

Form of event:

  • Discussion / Lecture
  • Workshop

Category of event:

  • Visual arts
  • Education

Audience of event:

  • Children
  • Youth

Project description:

“In Search of Future Art. Voldemārs Matvejs and non-European (African, Pacific, North Asian) Art” is a multidisciplinary project aimed at popularising the work of the Latvian painter, theorist and researcher Voldemārs Matvejs (1877-1914), taking into account his unique contribution to studies of art and culture in Africa, Pacific and Northern Asia in the early 20th century.

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