Attending the opening will be top state officials, the children of Mark Rothko (Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko) as well as art experts from around the world.
Various events will take place throughout the day. At 8:30 p.m., a concert of accordionist Kimmo Pohjonen (Finland) will be held outside in the forecourt.
The art center will open its doors to the public on April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Mark Rothko Art Center will be the only one place in Eastern Europe where it will be possible to see the original works of the preeminent artist of the XX century, a founder of Abstract Expressionism.