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.
Ando Keskküla’s (1950–2008) retrospective solo exhibition covers the creatively most active period of his career, from the end of the 1960s to the end of the 1990s.
Drop-in guided tour in English at the exhibition “The Future is in One Hour: Estonian Art in the 1990s”.
This exhibition represents one possible approach to the Estonian art of the second half of the 20th century, when it was characterised mainly by conflicts with and adaptations to the new political order established after World War II.
This is the first exhibition of ancient Egyptian art in Estonia. It includes archaeological findings that are thousands of years old and that belong to one of the most prominent ancient Egyptian art collections in the world: the Museo Egizio in Italy.
The exhibition of the works of one of the most renowned Estonian avant-gardists, Ado Vabbe (1892–1961), focusses on the variegated stages of his creative career.
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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.
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We have introduced enhanced measures to make the museum a place where the risk of viral infections is held to a minimum.
Gifts for yourself, friends and business partners.
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.