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.
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.
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.
During the three-part printmaking course, participants will learn how to prepare an etched printing plate and to print from it.
In this ceramics workshop, Egyptian paste or quartz paste is used instead of clay. It is an interesting material that doesn’t require glazing before firing since quartz will glaze “itself” in the oven.
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
In the workshop the participants will be making cartouches out of thin sheets of metal, onto which their names will be embossed in Egyptian hieroglyphics.