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.
A gallery of children’s beautiful paintings from the art contest “My Ideal World”.
The permanent exhibition of the museum showcases the works of Adamson-Eric, one of the most multifaceted artists in the history of Estonian art.
New knowledge and an opportunity for dialogue! Make your museum visit special with a guided tour.
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.
A scholarship for young artists, intended to support the advancement of fine arts and design, as well as to encourage research on the legacy of the artist Adamson-Eric.
Five museums, a hundred years of history.
After his deportation and imprisonment in Siberia from 1949 to 1957, Olev Subbi (1930–2013) returned to Estonia and resumed his art studies. During the 1960s–1980s his art was exceptional under the strict Soviet Estonian regime.
The museum is dedicated to Adamson-Eric (1902–1968), one of the most versatile creative personalities in Estonian art in the 20th century.
Kaljo Põllu (1934–2010) is one of the most distinguished Estonian artists and a visual interpreter of the world-view of Finno-Ugric and Nordic peoples and their ancient myths.
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.
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