Independent market on November 18
On Saturday, November 18, from 10 AM to 4 PM in Kalnciema Quarter the Independent market will take place, in which every visitor will be able to find everything necessary to prepare a festive meal and embellish the festive decorations made by craftsmen. On this day, exhibition "Daugava" by Valdis Celms will be concluded with the meeting with the artist. As well as the youngest visitors will be able to make their own key pendants with personalized monograms in the workshop for children.
The market will go up in red-and-white colors - cranberry syrups, white turnips, red apples, knitted shawls with Latvian ornaments, hats, pins and candles. Likewise, every visitor will have the opportunity to enjoy a warm dinner.
From noon to 2 PM the gallery will host a creative meeting with the artist Valdis Celms, whose exhibition "Daugava" will be held in Kalnciema Quarter until November 18. We invite you to engage in a conversation with the artist on issues that interest to you. The gallery shows the artist's kinetic object "Daugava", 1960-1970 photograms and other early works created in these years. Valdis Celms is a graphic designer and one of the most famous representatives of kinetic art in Latvia. For many, he is also known as the author of the designation of the border letters "Riga".
From 11 AM to 2 PM, the youngest guests are welcome to participate in the art belt master Andris Mihaiļskis or Andrii Art creative workshop, where each child will have the opportunity to make their key pendant with the first letter of their name. This is a great opportunity to look behind the scenes of this ancient Latvian craft, along with an enthusiastic expert in this profession.