The Art Museum RIGA BOURSE 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 symbolizing wealth and plenitude.
The museum has seven permanent displays – Painting Gallery, Western Gallery, Silver Cabinet, Asian Art Gallery, Ancient Egypt Art, Ancient Greek, and Roman Art and a separate room with art by Nicholas Roerich. The Painting Gallery has Western European works from the 16th – 19th century on display. The Western Gallery exhibits a collection of 18th – 20th-century West European porcelain supplemented by German and Austrian painting from the first half of the 19th century as well as early 20th-century Belgian painting. The Asian Art Gallery displays a broad selection of Japanese, Chinese, Indian, and Southeast Asian traditional art.
The museum regularly organizes international art exhibition projects. It produces museum publications, holds scientific conferences and various art and cultural events. It is also engaged in intensive educational work offering visitors various thematic excursions, special educational programs, concerts, and creative workshops.
The museum is a part of the Latvian National Museum of Art and contains a collection of foreign art.