Kumu is the main building of the Art Museum of Estonia, as well as one of the largest and most monumental exhibition venues in the country. The museum provides a survey of the various time periods of Estonian art: from the Academic Style to Modernism, from Soviet Pop Art to contemporary art. The modern architecture of the building is an attraction in its own right.
The Kadriorg Art Museum is the only museum in Estonia dedicated to early European and Russian art. Interpreting the art of old masters is also the focus of its exhibitions and educational programmes. The museum is located in Kadriorg, in the Baroque palace built for the Russian tsar Peter the Great.
The Mikkel Museum in Kadriorg introduces private collections and the collecting of art in general. The bulk of the exhibition consists of the purchases of Johannes Mikkel; temporary exhibitions offer the visitor access to contemporary and historical private collections.
The Niguliste Museum, in the Old Town of Tallinn, is one of the few northern European museums located in a former church, where ecclesiastical art can be presented in its historical context. The museum houses the largest and most valuable ecclesiastical art collection in Estonia.
The permanent display at the Adamson-Eric Museum in Tallinn’s Old Town provides an overview of the oeuvre of one of the most versatile Estonian artists, Adamson-Eric (1902–1968). In addition, the museum organises two to three temporary exhibitions each year on various topics.
The exhibition deals with this powerful phenomenon by displaying works from the Meccas of the heyday of rave, England and Belgium, and provides insight into rave culture today in the Berlin nightclub Berghain, as well as in many other locations.
During the two-part ceramics course, the participants will create a practical vessel that will be covered in high relief.
An experimental workshop that will involve the whole body in the process of drawing. Various sounds and musical pieces will be used to explore the motion of the body.
Film adaptation by Academy and Tony Award-winning director Elia Kazan tracks the moral and mental disintegration of Southern belle Blanche DuBois after she moves into her sister’s and brother-in-law’s run-down flat in working class New Orleans.
During the three-part course, the participants will learn figural drawing with three different techniques.
This two-part still life course is suitable as a first experiment for beginners but also for more advanced painting enthusiasts.
The permanent exhibitions of Kumu showcase the local artistic heritage all the way from Baltic German art and Estonian national art up to the multifaceted art produced in Soviet Estonia and the Post-Soviet period.
Gifts for yourself, friends and business partners.
Organise an engaging lecture and discussion with an art specialist for your friends!
We have introduced enhanced measures to make the museum a place where the risk of viral infections is held to a minimum.
New knowledge and an opportunity for dialogue! Make your museum visit special with a guided tour!
Our treasury holds many valuable works of art, from which you can have reproductions made for your home or office.
Discover the museum gift shop and have lunch at the Reval Café cafeteria.
Five museums, a hundred years of history.
Here is the very best from the collections of the Art Museum of Estonia – the Digital Collection of the Art Museum of Estonia is an image database containing photos and records of the works of art in the collections of the museum.