Questions: Art, Architecture and Museum
4. Why do some people say that visiting museums is a waste of time? Most likely people who say that visiting museums is a waste of time just don’t know history. Many people consider that there are a lot of materials in the internet and if they need something, they would easily find it in the net. 5. What is the point of preserving objects in museums? Museum is that place, which collects, preserves, studies and popularizes the exhibits of cultural history, heritage, transmit to next generations, facilitating the awareness of the region’s cultural heritage, promoting interest and understanding of historical processes and instilling respect for spiritual heritage and traditions. 6.Which is/are the most important museum/s in your town/region? The most important museum in my town is Daugavpils Museum of Regional History and Arts, that is considered one of the oldest and largest museums in Latgale. The importance of the museum is that it collects, preserves, studies and popularizes the exhibits of cultural history, of Latvia's heritage, art and nature of the Daugavpils County, thereby facilitating the awareness of the region’s cultural heritage and its contemporaneity alike, promoting interest and understanding of historical processes in the Daugavpils County, and instilling respect for spiritual heritage and traditions. 7.What do you know about it/them?
8.Have you ever visited an art exhibition? What was it/why not? Yes, I often visit exhibitions, one the latest is Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. There were a lot of artworks and biography of Mark Rothko, and other exhibitions, including artwork of international, national artists and cultural history. Interestingly, that exhibitions are created in different artistic media - painting, photography, graphic, textile and ceramic art, etc., as well as historical and cultural expositions.