Astrīda Rogule

Assistant professor


Astrīda Rogule, Master of Arts and Museology, Assistant Professor, has been a lecturer at the Department of Culture Sociology and Management since 1998. She has designed and delivered study courses in museology, museum marketing, public relations, cultural management and cultural tourism.

A.Rogule has been working in the field of museums since 1981: she has been Head of the Art Department in the former J.Rainis Literature and Art History Museum (now Museum of Writing), the Head of the Sculpture Collection and the scientific secretary of the Latvian Art Museums Association. She was Head of the Art Department of the Museum of Literature, Head of the Sculpture Collection and Scientific Secretary of the Latvian Association of Art Museums. Since 2004, she has been working on the development of an architectural and collection concept for the future Museum of Contemporary Art. As a curator, A. Rogule has participated in the implementation of many art and cultural history exhibitions in Latvia and abroad (Italy, Belgium, France, Denmark, Great Britain, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Poland, Estonia and Lithuania), including  54th International art exhibition Biennale di Venecia where she supported Latvian exposition - Kristaps Ģelzis project “Artificial Peace” (June 2  - November 27,2011). She  worked with outstanding artists Antony Gormley (Great Britain), Braco Dimitrijevic (Croatia / France) and Christian Boltanski (France), curating their solo exhibitions in Latvia.

A.Rogule is the manager of the first international book exhibition of the National Library of Latvia “1514. A Book. 2014.” and the Academic Reading Project.

She has published more than 300 articles and studies on art history, criticism and exhibition management. The articles are published in the Danish Encyclopedia of Art, the Encyclopedia “Art and Architecture in Biographies”. She has participated in conferences in Romania, Estonia, Russia, Great Britain, France, Lithuania, Croatia and Latvia.

Member of the ICOM International Council of Museums (UNESCO) since 1996, President of the ICOM (UNESCO) Latvian National Committee since 1997.

Member of the Latvian Artists’ Union since 1996.

LECTURE COURSES: Cultural and creative industries; Cultural tourism; The role of communication in the work of cultural heritage institutions; Introduction to public relations; Introduction to cultural management and cultural policy; Contemporary art and the art market; Introduction to cultural management; Art history and contemporary art market.


Member's Courses

Management of Culture Annual Admission
Creative Industries and Growth Management Next admission in 2022 / studies in English
Sociology and Management of Culture Next Admission: 2023