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Digitization of cultural heritage of Riga Art Nouveau Centre and Development of Virtual Museum

Project promoter: Association of Riga Municipality Cultural Institutions

Project partner: The Norwegian National Art Nouveau Centre in Alesund

Planned total expenditures: €414 600

Planned project start and end date: 01.05.2013.–30.06.2015.

After the creation of the Riga Art Nouveau Centre in 2006, in 2009 the Riga Art Nouveau Museum was opened with an objective to position Riga as a European and world scale Art Nouveau metropolis. The museum preserves Art Nouveau tangible and intangible values, making an original collection of the epoch and exhibiting it in an authentic environment – an Art Nouveau interior. To promote an effective activity of the museum, a creation of a virtual exhibition and a Riga Art Nouveau cultural heritage data base, as well as digitalization of the museum’s collection is planned to be carried out within the Programme.

Planned project activities:

  1. Project administration;
  2. Digitalization of cultural heritage and creation of a database of the Riga Art Nouveau Centre;
  3. Elaboration of the digital exhibition project and creation of the digital exhibition;
  4. Publicity.