Recognitions of Adamson-Eric Museum

The Adamson-Eric Museum has gained numerous reputabel awards for its exhibitions, researching and introducing the creations of the Estonian artist Adamson-Eric, as well as prolific publication activities.

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2018

Advancer of Museum Education, 2018

The title of the advancer of museum education was gained by the project „Let’s Make Art Visible!“ by the Adamson-Eric Art Museum, aimed at making the heritage of the Estonian artist Adamson-Eric accessible for the blind and vision-impaired.

Deed of the Year by The Estonian Federation of the Blind, 2018

The title was gained by the Adamson-Eric museum for their project „Let’s Make Art Visible!“. The project was aimed for the blind and vision impaired, allowing them to experience the creative heritage of the artist Adamson-Eric for the first time and bringing a piece of Estonian culture closer to them.

 

Best Designed Estonian Books of 2011

„Female Artists in the Önningeby Artists’ Colony in Åland“ – Adamson-Eric Museum
The book „Female Artists in the Önningeby Artists’ Colony in Åland“, authored by Kjell Ekström, edited by Kersti Koll from Adamson-Eric Museum and designed by Tiit Jürna was selected as one of the 25 best designed books of the year. The book was published by Art Museum of Estonia accompanying a namesake exhibition in Adamson-Eric Museum (24.3.–3.7.2011) as a part of the long-lasting collaboration between the Adamson-Eric Museum and the Önningeby Museum in Åland, started in 2006. The jury praised the publication as „a diverse book where the cover, organised with rhythmic precision, combines well with the alternation of light and darkness inside; plus agreeable execution and a good choice of paper“.

The Best Designed Estonian Books contest is an annual award competition for the 25 most well-designed books and 5 most well-designed children’s books of the year, given out by The Estonian Publishers’ Association, the National Library of Estonia, the Estonian Graphic Designers’ Association and the Association of Estonian Printing and Packaging Industry with the aim to acknowledge publications most notable in graphic design and print technical realisation as a phenomenon of intellectual culture.

Kristjan Raud Art Award, 2009

The annual awart was given out to the director of the Adamson-Eric Museum Ülle Kruus and the curator Kersti Koll for extensive activities related to exhibitions that are integrated in an interesting manner with the profile of the Adamson-Eric Museum and accompanied by high-quality literary activities and productive work with the public.

The Kristjan Raud Art Award, named after the prominent Estonian symbolist artist Kristjan Raud (1865-1943), is the oldest art prize in Estonia and has been awarded jointly by the Estonian Artists Association and the Tallinn City Government annually since 1973.

 

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2008

Large Museum Rat, 2008

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“. Exhibition put together by: 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).

The Estonian Annual Museum Awards are a series of yearly awards given out by the Museum Council and the Estonian Museum Association in collaboration with the Estonian Ministry of Culture and the National Heritage Board.

 

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2007

Small Museum Rat, 2007

The Museum Rat of the year, an award for the best exhibition project at an Estonian museum, was awarded to the exhibition „From Design to Costume. Estonian National Opera 100“, born in collaboration of the Adamson-Eric Museum, Estonian Theatre and Music Museum and Estonian National Opera. The exhibition was theatrically staged and enriched with interesting workshops and discussion evenings that helped to expand on the topic of the exhibition. Curators: Kustav-Agu Püüman, theatrical designer; Seidi Raid, theatrical scholar; and Ülle Kruus, Director of the Adamson-Eric museum.
Educational programme prepared by Liisi Lauer, Educational Coordinator at the Adamson-Eric Museum.

The Estonian Annual Museum Awards are a series of yearly awards given out by the Museum Council and the Estonian Museum Association in collaboration with the Estonian Ministry of Culture and the National Heritage Board.

 

Certificate of Honour from the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2004

Awarded to Ülle Kruus, the Director of the Adamson-Eric Museum, for introducing Latvian visual culture in Estonia.

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