Recognitions of Kadriorg Art Museum

The Kadriorg Art Museum has gained numerous reputable awards for researching its collections, international science projects, as well as innovative and inclusive art popularisation efforts.

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2018

Conservation Work of the Year

The title of the conservation work of the year was given to the Art Museum of Estonia for carrying out and documenting the conservation process of the extensively damaged painting „Scenes from Antique Life“ by Ivan Aivazovsky for the exhibition „Aivazovsky. In Pursuit of the Ideal“ in Kadriorg Art Museum (09.03–08.07.2018). The project was carried out by the conservator Alar Nurkse.

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 2015

Advancer of Museum Education

The educational curator of Kadriorg Art Museum, Jane Meresmaa-Roos received the award of the Advancer of Museum Education 2015 for the educational programme „Art Speaks to Everyone: Disabled People in the Art Museum“ and the sculpture programme „Tangible Heroes“.

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.

Curator awards by the Cultural Endowment

The Cultural Endowment of Estonia recognises Greta Koppel, a curator in Kadriorg Art Museum, for her bold and thorough criticism and analysis of the specifics of the field in the Sirp cultural newspaper, as well as her conscientious work at the Kadriorg Art Museum.

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2014

Estonian Museum Memento Award (EMMA)

The title was gained by the Kadriorg Art Museum for the product range „Eveline von Maydell. A World in Black and White“. The products were made for an exhibition of the same name (29.03.–07.09.2014).

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 2013

Science Award in the Publication Category

The award was granted to Art Museum of Estonia for the publication „Friedrich Ludwig von Maydell’s Baltic History in Images“. The book was put together by the historian Linda Kaljundi and the curator and collections’ keeper of Kadriorg Art Museum, Tiina-Mall Kreem. The book accompanied the exhibition „When the Artist Met Clio. Historical Scenes from the 19th Century” (07.09.2013–09.03.2014) in the Kadriorg Art 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.

Development and Media Stipend in the Field of Integration by the Estonian Ministry of Culture 2012

The development stipend in the category of „Introducing the cultures and preserving the cultural traditions of different nationalities living in Estonia“ was gained by Aleksandra Murre, curator of the Kadriorg Art Museum, for the exhibition “Estonian Icon Painting” (07.05.–02.10.2011) and the concurrent art historical programmes in Kadriorg Art Museum.

 

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2011

Conservator of the Year

The title of Conservator of the Year was awarded to Hilkka Hiiop, a conservator of the Art Museum of Estonia. The recognition was prompted by the exhibition „Samson and Delilah. A History of an Italian Painting“ (13.11.2010-30.04.2011, Mikkel Museum) and the multimedia project „Four Paintings Magnified – Tracing Bosch and Bruegel“ (namesake exhibition held 22.10.2011-04.03.2012, Kadriorg Art Museum).

Science Award in the Publication Category

The 2011 annual Science Award in the publication category was awarded to Greta Koppel, the curator in Kadriorg Art Museum, for successfully organising the international technical art history project “Four Paintings Magnified – Tracing Bosch and Bruegel”.

Museum Marketer of the Year

The title was awarded to Kadi Polli, the director of Kadriorg Art Museum, for managing the marketing of the exhibition “Four Paintings Magnified – Tracing Bosch and Bruegel“ (22.10.2011–04.03.2012)

Science Award, Special Prize

The Special Prize of the Science Award for 2011 was awarded to Aleksandra Murre from the Kadriorg Art Museum for the best scientific publication related to an exhibition – the catalogue „Estonian Icon Art“, which accompanied an exhibition of the same name in the Kadriorg Art Museum (07.05–02.10.2011).

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.

The Annual Prize of the Estonian Society of Art Historians and Curators, 2011

The prize was awarded to Greta Koppel, a curator of Kadriorg Art Museum, and Hilkka Hiiop, a conservator of Art Museum of Estonia, for the exhibition „Bosch and Bruegel. Four Paintings Magnified“, (22.10.2011–04.03.2012). The monumentaal exhibition of the Kadriorg Art Museum stood out for the thoroughness in its preparation and the innovation in its ideas and fulfilment. The exhibition focused on popularising various methods used to research the history of painting by incorporating modern multimedia solutions, which gave guests of any age the opportunity to get to know all levels of an artwork’s research and its meanings.

The Annual Prize of the Estonian Society of Art Historians and Curators is an award awarded yearly for people’s outstanding contributions to the field of art history.

 

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2010

Science Award in the Publication Category

The Annual Science Award is in the publication category was awarded to the book „Kadriorg. Palace’s Story“and its authors Aleksandra Murre, Jüri Kuuskemaa, Kadi Polli and Mart Kalm.

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.

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