Press Releases 2006

  • Museums during holidays

    19.12.2006 Christmas and New Year bring some changes into the museum’s everyday work. All the branches of the Art Museum of Estonia (except Niguliste Museum) are closed on 24th and 31st of December and will be closed 3 hours earlier on 23rd of December. Niguliste museum is closed on 24th, but open on 23rd of…

  • Change in the 5th floor exhibit

    30.10.2006 From 30 October until 16 November, the exhibit on 5th floor of Kumu will be changed, whereby the entire floor will be closed to visitors during this period. Preparations are underway for two new exhibits, which will open simultaneously: An exhibition by Mark Raidpere, the 2006 winner of the Hansapank Art Prize in two…

  • Kumu will temporarily move the main entrance

    25.10.2006 Construction work will be take place in the Kumu inner courtyard until 16 December. During this period, access to the museum will be limited to the Kadriorg entrance.

  • Kumu is closed on 19th of October!

    06.10.2006 Due to Queen Elizabet II visit to Estonia and to Kumu, the Kumu Art Museum is closed on 19th of October. In addition to the exhibitions, also the café and restaurant are closed on that day. Other branches of the Art Museum of Estonia are open as usual.

  • From Design to Costume. Estonian National Opera 100

    04.09.2006 Starting from 9th of September, Adamson-Eric Museum changes into a wonderland for theatre fans - new exhibition of costume designs and costumes opens to show us the history of costume design in Estonia. The exhibition is put together from the materials of the Estonian Theatre and Music Museum, Estonian National Opera and the Art Museum of Estonia as well as private collections.

  • Emotion

    22.08.2006 In late summer, the Kristjan Raud House Museum offers its exhibition halls to lesser-known contemporary artists, regardless of where and how much art they have studied. These exhibitions are part of a series entitled “Threshold”. This year, the mother and daughter, Krista and Helena Tammsaar, will display their work. This is the first personal…

  • Museums this week

    14.08.2006 Due to bank holiday, all the branches of the Art Museum of Estonia are closed on Sunday, 20th of August. All the branches are open as usual on 19th of August.

  • From One Century to the Next. Kristjan and Paul Raud

    19.06.2006 First great summer exhibition in Kumu will be open for all the visitors starting from 22nd of June. The exhibition provides an extensive overview of the work of the twin brothers, Kristjan (1865–1943) and Paul Raud (1865–1930). Originators of Estonian national art, the work of the twins Kristjan and Paul Raud are relatively familiar…

  • Museums next week

    15.06.2006 Due to bank holidays, the opening hours of the branches of Art Museum of Estonia differ from the usual next week. On Thursday, 22nd of June all the branches of the AME will close three hours earlier: Kumu and Kadriorg Art Museum at 6 pm, Adamson-Eric Museum at 3 pm, Niguliste museum and Kristjan…

  • Streets of Paris

    29.05.2006 On 3rd of May, a day after the official opening of the exhibition “Love in Strasbourg. Works by Eduard Wiiralt from the Juhani Komulainen Collection”, we offer you a chance to enjoy the atmosphere of a Parisian street during the Wiiralt era and participate in various Wiiralt- and art-themed events. A Wiiralt-era Paris café…