ABLV Charitable Foundation is restricting its existing and planned charitable activities.
With the conclusion of the Christmas charitable campaign, the ABLV Charitable Foundation has ended the year successfully, having received EUR 4,674,605 in donations thanks to the extremely generous support of donors in 2017.
For the tenth year in a row, in collaboration with ABLV Bank, the ABLV Charitable Foundation is organising a Christmas Charitable Campaign in which everyone, who cares about the Foundation’s goals and who wants to help attain them, is invited to take part. This year’s charitable campaign will take place from 1 to 31 December.
In Rome, the winners of the prestigious international "Corporate Art Awards 2017" have been named, and in the category of excellence in the realm of art philanthropy, the title of "Art Patrons of the XXI Century" was awarded to the ABLV Charitable Foundation from Latvia.
On 15 November at the Art Museum Riga Bourse, the Latvian artist Katrīna Čemme was named Best Emerging Artist in the Baltics in 2017. The winner was chosen by an international jury, which reviewed works by 76 artists.
The online vote for the nominees for the Baltic Young Artist Award has started. This year, 75 artists, who obtained their education at the art academies of Latvia, Lithuania or Estonia, are competing for the award.
Together with other internationally renowned organizations in the field such as "Google Arts & Culture", "American Express" (USA), "Daimler" (Germany) and the "Piaggio Foundation" (Italy), the ABLV Charitable Foundation has been nominated for the "Corporate Art Awards" (Italy) for its steadfast investment in the development of the arts in Latvia.
The development of the sketch design for the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art building has been completed. As soon as the construction permit is received, the final stage of the design of the museum building will begin, which is due to be completed by the middle of next year. The museum is being built according to the conceptual design conceived by the winner of the international design competition: the architectural firm Adjaye Associates (United Kingdom) and AB3D (Latvia).
The ABLV Charitable Foundation’s 10th anniversary annual report has just been published!
This year, for the second time an international competition will be held to identify the best young artist in the Baltics. This year’s Bachelor’s and Master’s programme graduates from the art academies of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in painting, visual communication, sculpture, graphic art and other realms of fine arts are invited to apply to be considered for the "Baltic Young Artist Award", by uploading their graduation work to the internet platform by 16 June!
A record sum of EUR 1,046,173 has been donated to the ABLV Charitable Foundation’s 10th anniversary charitable campaign, which will make it possible - at least to the same extent as last year - to help hundreds of children, and to facilitate civic improvements in Central Riga, as well as the establishment of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art.
Hearing aids for people with hearing problems are the key to helping them get the most out of their education and career, as well giving them the freedom of choice in their future lives. In the ABLV Charitable Foundation’s 10th anniversary charitable campaign, we are inviting people to make donations to help us obtain multi-channel digital hearing aids for kids with hearing problems and promise to match each donation with an equal donation of our own, thus doubling the total sum donated.
On the 4th of November, 2016, the Baltic Young Artist Award will be awarded for the first time, starting an annual tradition in Baltic cultural life. The Baltic Young Artist Award was formed in order to introduce the newest generation of artists to professional environments and the wider public, and to support their creative endeavours in starting a successful professional operation. The initiators of the award are the contemporary art platform NOAR and the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation (LMCAF), which was founded by the ABLV Charitable Foundation and the Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation, in cooperation with the Art Academies of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the ABLV Charitable Foundation is holding an international symposium with lectures, panel discussions, round-table workshops, portfolio speed dating and artists’ presentations.
The ABLV Charitable Foundation has been in operation for nine years. Thanks to its thorough and prudent work, investing enthusiasm, knowledge and experience into charitable projects, the Foundation has become one of the biggest charitable foundations, whose name is widely known throughout Latvian society.
The Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation (LMoCAF) announced today [16.06.16] that the competition jury has selected Adjaye Associates – working with the Latvian team AB3D – as the winner of the invited international competition to design a new contemporary art museum for the centre of Riga. The jury reached their decision following a through deliberation process that was informed by a panel of experts, and which included public presentations and individual interviews with the designers.
An online gallery showcasing the seven shortlisted design concepts for the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Design Competition was launched today [June 6, 2016] by the competition’s organisers, Malcolm Reading Consultants, in association with the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art.
On Monday, June 6, at the Riga Technical University Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning in public event seven international architectural practices and Latvian architects’ tandems will present their proposals to the jury of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art (LMCA) Design Competition. The Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation (LMCAF) and the organizer of the design competition Malcolm Reading Consultants invites architecture professionals and students, artists and art admirers to follow the process of the contest live on the portal diena.lv from 11.00 to 15.30.
At the Spīķeru Concert Hall on 22 March, outstanding and surprising facts from the past year in art were honoured at the 2015 Diena Annual Culture Award ceremony.
Visit of the seven international architectural practices to Riga on 18 February 2016, shortlisted for design competition for the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art (LMCA), has marked the beginning of the museum design competition. During the visit, the architects got acquainted with the city architecture and strategic urban planning, competition rules, and museum concept. The international architects expressed their interest in the overall development of Skanste neighbourhood and, in particular, the development plans for its financial and public part, New Hanza City, where the museum will be built.
For the ninth consecutive year, the ABLV Charitable Foundation organised a Christmas Charitable Campaign in which it invited donations from ABLV Group employees, the bank’s subsidiaries and clients, as well as members of the public who wish to show their support for any of the programmes supported by the Foundation.
The Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation (LMoCAF) announced the seven international architectural practices shortlisted to design the building of the new museum in the centre of Riga, Latvia in the invited design competition organised by Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC).
For the ninth year in a row, the corporate charitable foundation ABLV Charitable Foundation is organising a Christmas charitable campaign, in which ABLV Bank employees and clients as well as members of the general public, who wish to support the Foundation’s objectives, are invited to make donations.
Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) invites Latvian architects including urban architects, planners and landscape architects to apply to take part in the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art’s architectural competition by 8 February 2016.
The Foundation of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art has completed work on the development of the museum concept, in accordance with which it has now commenced the next phase of the museum’s establishment, i.e. the selection of a team of architects. The architectural competition will be organised by London-based Malcolm Reading Consultants, which this summer successfully organised the challenging Guggenheim Helsinki Museum architectural competition in Finland.
On Tuesday 11 August, Culture Minister Dace Melbārde introduced the Cabinet to the Ministry of Culture’s informative report “On the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art’s Construction Project” and received the Government’s backing for the further development of the museum.
The ABLV Charitable Foundation has already been in operation for eight years. Its prudent and thorough work has made it one of the biggest and, in our opinion, most effective foundations whose name is widely known throughout Latvian society.
On 25 May, the Minister for Culture Dace Melbārde met Foundation’s of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art (FLMCA) Council Members Boris Teterev, Ernests Bernis and Oļegs Fiļs to discuss the development of the forthcoming Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art (LMCA). Appointed just under six months ago, the LMCA council of experts, which is comprised of representatives of the Ministry of Culture and the FLMCA founders — the Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation and ABLV Charitable Foundation – presented the first results of the development of the concept for the museum.
On 12 March, “Diena” newspaper’s Сulture Awards ceremony for 2014 honoured some of the most outstanding and surprising art accomplishments of the past year. At the event, ABLV Charitable Foundation received the recognition of the Republic of Latvia’s Ministry of Culture and “Diena” for its major contribution to encouraging the interest of the general public in contemporary art and cultural values, as well as in their current trends both in Latvia and globally.
On Wednesday, 25 February, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, sector ministers, the Non-Governmental Organisations and NGOs that signed Collaboration Memorandum with the Cabinet of Ministers met to discuss the most important issues for the NGO sector in 2015.
For the eighth year in a row, the corporate charitable foundation ABLV Charitable Foundation organised a Christmas charitable campaign, in collaboration with ABLV Bank, during which ABLV Bank’s employees and clients were invited to make donations, along with any member of the general public, wishing to support the Foundation’s goals.
On 11 February, ABLV Charitable Foundation welcomed a “shadow” under the auspices of the “Shadow Day” careers education event.
For the eighth year in a row, in partnership with ABLV Bank, ABLV Charitable Foundation is organising a Christmas charitable campaign, in which ABLV Bank employees and clients as well as members of the general public who wish to support the foundation's objectives are invited to make donations.
The Latvian Ministry of Culture and the Foundation of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art have agreed on the members of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Expert Committee. The Committee is made up of representatives of the Ministry of Culture and the founders of the Foundation - the ABLV Charitable Foundation and the Boris and Inara Teterev Foundation. The first meeting of the committee, that was also attended by the Minister of Culture, Dace Melbārde and the Chairman of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation, Ernests Bernis, to agree on a schedule of activities for 2015, took place on the 18th of December.
Yesterday, on the 30th of October, in a formal ceremony at Pulkveža Brieža iela 28a, The Minister of Culture of the Republic of Latvia Dace Melbārde and the Board Members of the Foundation of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art – Ināra and Boriss Teterevs, Ernests Bernis and Oļegs Fiļs signed a memorandum of understanding about the building of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art.
With the objective of establishing a building for the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art, ABLV Charitable Foundation and the Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation have established a new foundation: Foundation of the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art.
In 2013, ABLV Charitable Foundation Supported Over 40 Public Benefit Initiatives.
The end of 2013 was busy for ABLV Charitable Foundation not only because it was busy organising its now traditional charitable campaign “Let’s Help Children!”, but also due to the launch of its new visual identity – a new, bright and stable brand has been created for the Foundation.