Galleries

19.12.2022

The Garden of Winter Light

The Garden of Winter Light

10.10.2022

Autumn in our museum

The Ethnographic Open Air Museum of Latvia is one of the most beautiful museums in Europe. Its landscapes are colorful and delightful in every season.

27.06.2022

Midsummer cheese master class together with ERASMUS+ project EuRiCa

The Summer Solstice or Jāņi in Latvia and the traditional dish - a round sunny cheese roll, we are happy to share how it was made with us at the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum.

07.05.2021

Open-Air Market / May 1

22.03.2021

Spring Trail

From March 19 till May 9 everyone is welcome to the "Spring Trail" at the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia. The "Spring Trail" is decorated with multicolored sun decorations, 12 different swings, a maze, sun horses and hidden bunnies.

12.11.2020

Autumn Mask Trail

From November 6 till December 6, 2020 we invite everyone interested in traditional culture or just eager to spend some time outdoors to the Autumn Mask Trail and the Traditional Mask Exhibition "Between Two Suns".

29.09.2020

Autumn Harvest Festival 2020

Autumn Solstice, or the day of Miķelis, is associated with completion of the field works, harvest festival, rich feast and loud rejoicing. This is also the most popular time to celebrate marriage. The festival at the museum was enriched with a fair offering autumn harvest bounties and products made by craftsmen, folklore groups, games of old and delicious seasonal soup.

07.09.2020

Contemporary Crafts Festival 2020

This year the the Festival gathered more than 140 craftsmen and almost 40 local food producers, offered to attend VI Latvian Festival of Amateur Theatres of Small Towns and Parishes and the presentation of the book “Blankets Woven in Southern Latgale” by Daina Kraukle.

31.08.2020

The Day of Crafts 2020

Every year this event gathers craftsmen from the entire Latvia – blacksmiths, potters, carpenters, wicker-work craftsmen and weavers. Both masters and trainees arrive at the museum to demonstrate their masterpieces, inviting everyone to participate and try out ancient tools.

17.08.2020

Opening ceremony of the 50th season of the Latvian Folk Applied Arts Fair

Memories from the opening ceremony of the 50th season of the Latvian Folk Applied Arts Fair. Foto: Kaspars Filips Dobrovolskis