Activity

Izglītības projekts “Rīgas geto stāsti bērniem”

Par izglītības projektu “Rīgas geto stāsti bērniem”
Holokausts ir viena no sāpīgākajām mācībām, ko devis pasaulei 20. gs. Tomēr, lai pasargātu mūsu bērnus un mazbērnus no pagātnes asiņainajām kļūdām, mums ir jādalās ar viņiem arī šajā pieredzē. Bet rodas jautājumi: kā pastāstīt par tik...

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Exhibitions Activity

Wagon-exhibition “Berlin-Riga. One way ticket”

Wagon-exhibition “Berlin-Riga. One way ticket” is a result of sucsessful colaboration between Riga’s Ghetto Museum with German and Austrian museums and archives. It keeps the history of 25 000 Jews from the Western Europe who were departed to Latvia. Story of a great lies, these people were promised a life: a hard...

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Activity Conferences Riga Ghetto Museum Projects

The Fourth International Conference “Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-communist Countries: Challenges and Opportunities

The Fourth International Conference “Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-communist Countries: Challenges and Opportunities” will take place on May 16-17, 2016 in Riga, Latvian Academy of Sciences. The conference will emphasize importance of the Holocaust remembrance in small European countries with...

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Riga Ghetto Museum

June – July, 1941: TO THOSE WHO NEVER CAME BACK

Memorial plaques „1941. gada jūnijs – jūlijs: TIEM, KAS AIZGĀJA UN NEATGRIEZĀS” (in Eglish: „June – July, 1941: TO THOSE WHO NEVER CAME BACK”) were installed.
The main aims of the association „Shamir” and the Riga Ghetto museum are: preservation and developement of Jewish ethnic identity in Latvia...

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Activity

School of tolerance and history of Holocaust

STHH project is the continuation and the result of 10 years of working with educational programs for schoolars and educators, relying on the history of the Holocaust. This time project is aimed to give a deeper knowledge for social sciences teachers from Latvia, Lithuania, Belorus about the history of Holocaust and genoside...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Activity Riga Ghetto Museum

Shamir report

Dear friends, year 2015 is coming to its end. Association “Shamir” and Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust museum spent it actively. We hosted more than 57 000 visitors since opening, organized exhibitions, seminars and concerts, published books, showed our exhibitions in Bremen and Oslo, and opened school of teaching of...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Exhibitions Riga Ghetto Museum

Сontest “My family story and me”

International contest “My family story and me” is over. We’ve got more than 50 art works, the jury selected 20 pieces for the exhibition in Riga Ghetto museum. The winners will receive their diplomas and presents on the opening of the exhibition on December 15, 2015 at 15:00. The contest was a co-operative...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Exhibitions

Feliksa Mostoviča gleznu izstāde Ebreju miests. Zaudēta, bet neaizmirsta pasaule

The exhibition “Shtetl. A world – lost, but not forgotten” presents an overview of Feliks Mostowicz’s art. The exhibition is to opened in Riga Ghetto museum on November 19, 2015. Feliks Mostowicz, born in 1947 in Kazakhstan, is a famous Polish artists, whose works are presented in the Polish Museum of...

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Exhibitions

Izstāde “Ebreji Norvēģijā un Latvijā. Negaidītās krustceles”

The exhibition “Jews in Norway and Latvia. Unexpected crossings” is to be opened in Riga Ghetto museum in the project’s “450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education” Nr.EEZLV04/GSKA/2013/02 boundaries on October 13, 2015. 4 PM.
It  explores a fascinating...

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March for life

March for life 2015

Annual March for Life in memory of the Holocaust victims takes place on July 03, 2015 at 10:00 at Old Jewish cemetery (Riga, Liksnas 2/4, crossing of Lomonosova and Liksnas street)
Let’s save memory together! Come and commemorate!

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450 years together. Jewish culture in Latvian environment – arts, music, education Exhibitions Riga Ghetto Museum

Exhibition by Dagmar Kalie “Two days of winter”

You are kindly welcome to attend the opening of the exhibition of German artist Dagmar Calais in Riga Ghetto museum on may 14, 2015 at 14:00. With the work, produced for the exhibition in Riga, Dagmar Calais abstains from a facile presentation of the paintings on a wall. Instead, numerous portraits, painted on small canvases...

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Riga Ghetto Museum

New website for Riga Ghetto Museum

It is a great pleasure to present you our new website for Riga Ghetto Museum created on a pro-bono basis by Olson agency, USA. New website is launching on the Holocaust Remembrance Day (April 27, 2014) Please see on: www.rgm.lv
Through a groundbreaking mix of Google Street View, recently unearthed archival photos and...

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Uncategorized Conferences

The Third International Conference of “Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-Communist Countries. Challenges and Opportunities” will take place in May 2015

The Third International Conference of “Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-Communist Countries. Challenges and Opportunities” will take place in May 2015, in Riga.
Key topics:
• Memorialization of the Holocaust in post-communist countries.
• The history of Holocaust Education as a part of the activities...

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Researches

Synagogues of Latvia

An exposition of 23 Latvian Synagogue models had been created. The exposition includes models of Liepaja, Jelgava, Daudavpils, Smiltene, Talsi, Ventspils, Karsava, Piltene, Bauska, Tukums, Jaunjelgava, Krustpils and Riga synagogue, as well as Choral Synagogue at Gogol str.

The program we develop now includes preparation of...

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March for life Riga Ghetto Museum

March for life 2014

After the memorial event “Steps for life” in Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum we have opened the memorial wall with 25000 Jews’ names, which were deported to Riga during the Holocaust from different European towns and were killed here. Survived just few hundred people. The opening were attended by the Major of...

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