Culture 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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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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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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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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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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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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RGM.LV nominēts ‘Webby Awards’ balvai

The International Academy of Digital Art and Science has nominated the Rabbi Barakhan’s Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum’s website for a Webby Award and the Webby People’s Choice Award. This puts the Riga Ghetto Museum in the running for the two most coveted awards in the Internet.
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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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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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Steps for life Memorial event on July 4, 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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30 000th VISITOR OF OUR MUSEUM!

There is always harmony in life and when something bad happens something good happens too. During these days and trying to eliminate the effects of strong wind in our museum we have something speacial – 30 000th VISITOR OF OUR MUSEUM! Not even one, but two visitiors – Daniel Conway and his 10 years old daughter...

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Map and guide of Latvia’s War of Independence (1918-1920)

2014 is an important year in our nation’s military and political history. It marks the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Latvian Army. We give thanks to the soldiers of the Latvian Army, who liberated our nation from our enemies during Latvia’s War of Independence (1918-1920) and during the period of the emergence...

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