Saturday school

Saturday School is for everyone with and without previous knowledge in arts - you can learn painting, drawing and sketching techniques, gain insight into the use of different materials and develop composition skills by creating works in painting, drawing and illustration. Saturday School work is organized by the individual needs and interests of participants.
The lessons are conducted by the artist, painter Ella Mežule.
Saturday School contemporary art theory lessons are conducted by an art scientist and exhibition curator Elīna Sproģe. The lectures give an insight into the theory of contemporary art, primarily by addressing the actualities of the contemporary art through which to explore and understand the structure of the art world.

Languages: Latvian and English

Information on registration and courses:

+371 20306237

Schedule for 2018/2019 study year

Lessons take place every Saturday:
10:00–11:00 Contemporary Art Theory
11:00–13:00 Drawing & Composition
13:10–15:10 Painting & Composition

Saturday School fees

Drawing, painting, composition, contemporary art theory: 140€ per month

For separate courses:
Contemporary Art Theory: 30€ per month
Drawing & Composition: 50€ per month
Painting & Composition: 50€ per month

Fee must be paid for the following month until the 1st date of each month, payment order  must be sent to During the first attendance fill the application form.
Payment details:
Latvijas Mākslas akadēmija
Kalpaka bulvaris 13, Riga, LV-1050
Reg.Nr. 90000029965
Bank: Valsts kase, SWIFT: TRELLV22
IBAN: LV62TREL9220051000000
Payment purpose: EKK 21351 – fee for Saturday School (name, surname, chosen course title)

Participants attending Saturday School are allowed to park a car in academy’s courtyard for free.