Recognitions of Mikkel Museum

The Mikkel Museum has gained reputable awards for researching the collections of Johannes Mikkel and holding exhibitions that popularise private collections.

Estonian Annual Museum Awards 2017

Conservation Work of the Year

The award was gained by the Art Museum of Estonia conservation project „Conserving the oval-shaped pastel painting on parchment „Girl with a Dog“, most likely from the end of the 1760s, and its frame“. The project was carried out by the conservators Merily Paomets and Sirje Säär. The artwork was conserved to be exhibited in the Mikkel Museum’s installation room „Visit to a Collector“, an extension the museum’s permanent collection.

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 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).

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 2009

Small Museum Rat

The Small Museum Rat award was granted to the joint exhibition „Treasures of Lost Times
Egyptian, Greek and Near-East Antiquities in the Museums and Private Collections of Estonia“ (07.02.–31.12.2009, Mikkel Museum) for the innovative partnership between museums and private collections and for its educational programme, which was developed in close collaboration with local history teachers and based on the national curriculum of Estonian schools.

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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