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Tukums – Town of Roses
Tukums is a small, garden-embosomed town at the gateway to Kurzeme (Courland). Here the peace of a small town meets the dynamic rhythm of modern life.
Centre and The Old Town
The centre of the town with the fountain is the best place for arranging meetings. Enjoy delicious food and comfortable atmosphere in cafes and taverns all around the centre.
Go to the museum or enjoy loud and fun activities.
The Old Town with the cobblestoned streets and old housing invites to a romantic walk. Artists of different generations become creatively inspired in Tukums.
In different seasons:
- ski in the vicinity of Tukums;
- skate in the ice-hall;
Take a look at tthe beautiful view when cherry-trees, apple-trees and pear-trees bloom all around.
Feel the sweet smell of roses which can be felt here like nowhere else.
There even is a saying – go for beauty in Tukums!
Gallery "The Door"
Art gallery "The Door" offers monthly displays of new free-of-charge exhibitions, works of applied art for purchase, and paintings and souvenirs as a memory from Tukums.
Gallery promotes not only the creative work of the popular Latvian artists but also the artistic attempts of young aspirants.
It specialises in setting up exhibitions, selling works of art and offering consultations on art purchase.
Tukums Art Museum
In the Museum you can take a look at outstanding collection started by artist Leonards Āriņš including works from many notable Latvian artists of the first half of the 20th century.
In the museum:
- view exhibitions;
- take a look at painting depository;
- take a part in programme "Let's copy a painting".
Weavers' Workshop in Tukums
Masters will teach you:
- how to weave on a loom;
- how to weave triangluar shawls;
- weaving of decorative bands – prievītes;
- art of bobbin lace making.