27/02/2023 | 11:40
The joy of colours and the power of expression of the greatest names in Finnish modernism at the Kadriorg Art Museum
The exhibition includes works by prominent painters: Alvar Cawén, Väinö Kunnas, Jalmari Ruokokoski, Tyko Sallinen, Yrjö Ollila and others.
17/12/2021 | 09:35
A book accompanying the Kumu Art Museum’s new permanent exhibition is now available in Estonian and English
The book introduces the Kumu Art Museum’s new permanent exhibition Landscapes of Identity: Estonian Art 1700–1945, opened in February 2021 on the 3rd floor of the museum.
08/12/2021 | 09:01
2021 issue of the Proceedings of the Art Museum of Estonia, Women Artists in Baltic and Nordic Museums, published
The starting point of the current issue of the Proceedings was the conference Women Artists in Baltic and Nordic Museums, which took place on 5 and 6 March 2020 in the Kumu Art Museum in connection with the exhibition Creating the Self: Emancipating Woman in Estonian and Finnish Art.
12/11/2021 | 10:27
This time, the research team of the project “Michel Sittow in the North?” focused on the masters active in Tallinn during the Late Middle Ages.
The first days of November were truly exciting and busy for the team of the project “Michel Sittow in the North?” The research project focuses on two altarpieces associated with Michel Sittow – the Passion Altarpiece in Tallinn and the Bollnäs Holy Kinship Altarpiece in Sweden.
06/10/2021 | 09:03
The week in Bollnäs was summed up at a seminar and a press event
The working week on the research project “Michel Sittow in the North?” in Bollnäs Church in Sweden was brought to a conclusion by a seminar and a press day on 30. September.
29/09/2021 | 16:32
This week our research team is in Bollnäs Church in northern Sweden
This week, the team of the art historical research project “Michel Sittow in the North?”, consisting of international researchers and experts, met in Bollnäs Church in northern Sweden.
26/07/2021 | 10:37
On 7 July, the Spanish Prime Minister and Estonian President visited the Zuloaga exhibition
On 7 July, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón visited the exhibition of works by Zuloaga at the Mikkel Museum. The museum visit was part of the Spanish Prime Minister’s official visit to Estonia.
29/06/2021 | 09:01
The research project of the Art Museum of Estonia receives funding from the Nordic Culture Fund
The joint research and exhibition project of the Art Museum of Estonia and the Hälsingland Museum (Sweden) Michel Sittow in the North? Altarpieces in Dialogue has received funding from the Nordic Culture Fund.
14/06/2021 | 14:03
Another webinar on the research project Michel Sittow in the North? in June
Another web seminar on the research project Michel Sittow in the North? Altarpieces in Dialogue took place on 8 June, organised by the research team of the Art Museum of Estonia. This time, the meeting focused on Tallinn as a medieval art centre and the masters who were active here. The main focal point of the seminar was the Bollnäs altarpiece.
03/06/2021 | 09:07
Wings of altarpiece by Master Michel Sittow taken to Kumu for conservation
The international research project of the Niguliste Museum Michel Sittow in the North? Altarpieces in Dialogue is under way and the wings of the Passion Altarpiece (ca 1515–1520) were taken for conservation from the Niguliste Museum to the Kumu Art Museum that houses the conservation studios of the Art Museum of Estonia.
15/03/2021 | 09:04
First international meeting of the Sittow research project end of February 2021
At the end of February, the first international web meeting of the research project Michel Sittow in the North? Altarpieces in Dialogue took place. Nearly 30 art historians and specialists from Estonia, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Spain and Finland participated. The goal of the event was to present the starting points and work plans of the project.
17/08/2020 | 14:07
An anthology on the evangelical sacral art has been issued in Germany
Recently, Michael Imhof Verlag, the famous German publishing house, issued an anthology of the presentations made at the scientific conference called “Indifferent Things? Objects and Images in Post-Reformation Churches in the Baltic Sea Region”, which took place in 2017 at the Niguliste Museum, a branch of the Art Museum of Estonia. The book of the same name, which was edited by Krista Kodres, Merike Kurisoo and Ulrike Nürnberg, is comprised of 14 scientific articles by renowned northern European art historians.