Cross of Recognition of the Republic of Latvia in 2010
The Cross of Recognition of the Republic of Latvia, presented by Latvian President Valdis Zatlers, to Ülle Kruus, the Director of the Adamson-Eric Museum for introducing Latvian culture internationally.
Kristjan Raud Prize 2009
Awarded by the Estonian Artists’ Association and the City of Tallinn to Ülle Kruus and Kersti Koll for extensive activities related to exhibitions that are integrated in an interesting manner with the profile of the Adamson-Eric Museum, and which are accompanied by high-quality literary activities and productive work with the public.
Large Museum Rat 2008, or the best exhibition of the year
The award for the best exhibition project of the year was presented by the Estonian Ministry of Culture to the Adamson-Eric Museum, a branch of the Art Museum of Estonia, for its exhibition Beautiful Frame – Frame’s Beauty. Curators/compilers: Sirje Säär, Frame Conservator-Restorer at the Art Museum of Estonia; Alar Nurkse, Painting Conservator-Restorer at the Art Museum of Estonia; and Ülle Kruus, Director of the Adamson-Eric Museum (art historian). Designer: Inga Heamägi. Educational programme prepared by Liisi Lauer, Educational Coordinator at the Adamson-Eric Museum.
Letter of Thanks in 2008 from the Estonian Ministry of Education and Science
Awarded to the Art Museum of Estonia for developing educational programmes for youth. Also for carrying out art projects and creating conditions for the provision of art-related knowledge and skills in an informal study environment.
Small Museum Rat 2007
The Museum Rat is an annual award, which is presented in two categories:
*for the best exhibition project at an Estonian museum – Museum Rat of the Year;
*for the best new Estonian museum, renovated museum or updated permanent exhibition – Museum Rat (presented since 2009–2010 competition).
Awarded for the exhibition From Design to Costume. Estonian National Opera 100, which was theatrically staged and enriched with interesting workshops and discussion evenings that helped to expand on the topic of the exhibition. The Adamson-Eric Museum and the Estonian Theatre and Music Museum, in cooperation with the Estonian National Opera. Curators: Kustav-Agu Püüman, theatrical designer; Seidi Raid, theatrical scholar; and Ülle Kruus, art historian. Designer: Kustav-Agu Püüman, theatrical designer. Educational programme prepared by Liisi Lauer, Educational Coordinator at the Adamson-Eric Museum.
Certificate of Honour in 2004 from the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Awarded to Ülle Kruus, the Director of the Adamson-Eric Museum, for introducing Latvian visual culture in Estonia.