Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga

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Inside a merchant building from the 16th century, Latvian Museum of Photography remains Riga's only museum entirely devoted to the art of photography. You'll find the permanent exposition on the second floor, with the temporary exhibits taking the halls on the third level. The museum showcase Latvian and international photographers and hosts regular conferences, lectures, tours, and consultations. The main focus here is the development of Latvian photography between 1830s and 1940s. The building is located near two other museums (devoted to film and sports respectively), which you can also drop by after a quick lesson in Latvian photographic arts. Plan to visit Latvian Museum of Photography during your Riga vacation using our convenient Riga trip itinerary builder website .
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  • Attended a talk and exhibition about the history and censorship of Ukraine photography. It was very interesting and the host did it in 2 languages. Really nice people and very thought provoking fully ...  more »
  • This is a cozy little museum on the second and third floors of a small building in old town Riga. In August 2019, it offered a small but well-curated exhibit of local photographers, with helpful and i...  more »
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  • This small museum is certainly worth a visit. The history is interesting, in English and Latvian, and they have a number of amazing pieces.
  • Interesting journey in the Latvian history of photography. Included a modern day exhibition about water. We found it very interesting. Also intriguing photos from a fire in one of the cities church and clocktower spires in black and white. I would recommend a visit. The museum shop also have good books from a number of highly skilled Latvian photographers.
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