Exhibition "Herder and Barons"

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Sat, 03/03/2018 to Sun, 20/05/2018

Venue: Atrium, Level 4

Exhibition – Herder and Barons – providing insight into the early history of collecting folk songs during the Age of Enlightenment. The exhibition invites visitors to look into the 18th century world thinking, find out how German pastor and thinker Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) discovered Latvian folk songs and created the first collection of folk songs, as well as trace the path leading from Herder's activities to Krišjānis Barons' (1835-1923) Latvju dainas.


Free admission.

Mon.–Fri. 9.00–20.00
Sat., Sun. 10.00–17.00