International exhibition 'Amber in Contemporary Designer Jewelry'

Description:

The idea to inspire the international exhibition 'Amber in Contemporary Designer Jewelry' was to focus amber as material of conceptual and modern, professionally created adornment. Participants of the exhibition are Latvian and foreign designers – contemporary jewelers from the states along the historic Amber Route – Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, and Italy.

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 22.05.2014 21:00

Ends: 25.07.2014 21:00

Venue:

  • Art gallery 'Putti' Mārstaļu street 16

Form of event:

  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Visual arts
  • Design

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 show the origins of amber in the context of history, identity and practical use. „Putti” Art Gallery will hold an international exhibition of jewelry where Latvian and foreign artists will take part. The main idea is to show modern options of amber use according to professional art criteria.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/DzintarsKonference

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