Amber through the ages


Exposition „Amber through the ages” will represent Baltic amber showing its natural forms, various color shades and will mark the significant place in the worldwide deposites of amber. Amber was one of the first significant materials which improved the popularity of our region in the context of ancient European cultures. Every guest will be able to find out more about the practical use of amber material, also its use in science will be emphasized, for instance, the amber thread, an innovative product created during the scientific research period.

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 16.01.2014 22:00

Ends: 30.12.2014 22:00


  • Museum of Natural History

Form of event:

  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Education
  • Science

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

„Amber Road in Riga” campaign will be held in 2014 where such institutions as The Art Museum „Riga Bourse”, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Natural History Museum of Latvia, Pauls Stradiņš Museum of the History of Medicine as well as National History Museum of Latvia and „Putti” Art Gallery will represent the origins of amber showing it in the context of history, identity and practical use. An exposition „Amber through the ages” curated by Natural History Museum of Latvia will be set as the first stop from the whole campaign.

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