The Art Museum RIGA BOURSE is is located in the historical center of Riga. Museum's building is an architectural monument of national importance. It was built between 1852 and 1855 in the style of a Venetian Renaissance palazzo symbolising wealth and plenitude. The museum's permanent display consists of Riga’s foreign art collections, which were accumulated over the centuries and now are part of the collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art.
The museum has six permanent exhibitions. The fourth floor of the building has the European Art Gallery with 16th–20th century painting, sculpture, porcelain and the Silverware Chamber with 17th–20th century Baltic, Russian, and German silver. The third floor of the museum is home to the Asian Art Gallery with 17th –21st century Japanese, Chinese, Indian and Southeast Asian art. On the same floor, there is the Ancient Egypt Chamber displaying artefacts that are thousands of years old, the Ancient Greek and Roman Art Chamber showing ancient ceramics, numismatics and sculpture, and the Roerich Painting Gallery with Nicholas Roerich’s (1874–1947) painting collection.
The museum actively organises international conferences, produces publications, and also engages in intensive educational work, offering visitors various thematic events, educational programmes, concerts and workshops, which are related to different cultures of the world.
The museum is a part of the Latvian National Museum of Art and contains a collection of foreign art.