Kumu Art Museum – Art or Science
examines the relationship between art and science in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Visitors are introduced to depictions by both scientists and artists of various scientific branches in Estonia and the Russian Empire, including botany, zoology, climate, paleontology and medicine. The exhibition was created in cooperation with the University of Tartu Museum, the Art Museum of Estonia and the Estonian Academy of Arts. The aim is to emphasise the importance of the image in creating, shaping and verifying knowledge.
The exhibition will be open from 14 October 2022 to 19 March 2023
Kumu Art Museum – teamLab. Impermanent Flowers Floating in a Continuous Sea
TeamLab, an art group founded in 2001, focuses on spatial installations and is one of the most famous creators of digital art in the world. The exhibition
, consisting of three works, depicts the eternal cycle of nature through floral motifs and flames. The interactive element makes the exhibition particularly exciting – the visitor can influence the displayed images through a mobile application.
The exhibition will be open from 11 November 2022 to 7 May 2023
Kumu Art Museum – Archaeologists of Memory. Vitols Contemporary Art Collection
In the contemporary art gallery of the Kumu Art Museum, you can get to know exciting authors of contemporary art from Central and Eastern Europe. The authors and collectors of the works presented in the exhibition
are treated as archaeologists of memory who highlight connections between the past and the present through personal and collective memory. What we remember affects our nature, and our nature in turn affects what we choose to remember.
The exhibition will be open from 18 November 2022 to 9 April 2023
Kadriorg Art Museum – Rome 1810. Wilhelm von Blanckenhagen, a Baltic Art Patron
presents the entire 19th century art collection of the wealthy Riga resident Wilhelm von Blanckenhagen (1761-1840). The art patron who stayed in Rome for the whole of 1810 left a deep impression on the cultural landscape of the city. The exhibition examines Blanckenhagen's numerous art purchases and relations with Rome's international creative community. In addition to drawings by Roman artists, the exhibition also includes works from the Blanckenhagen collection that have belonged to the University of Tartu since 1820.
The exhibition will be open from 17 September 2022 until 22 January 2023
Mikkel Museum – Re-encounter. The Art collection of Yakov Rubinstein
Yakov Rubinstein is one of the pioneering art collectors of the Soviet period, and the exhibition
presenting the remaining works from his collection opens up a diverse view of Russian art of the first third of the 20th century. Several artists represented in the exhibition had to pay for their creations with their freedom or their lives. Rubinstein also has a close connection with Estonia – the first exhibition of his art collection was hosted in 1966 at the Estonian Art Museum.
The exhibition will be open from 1 October 2022 to 30 April 2023
Adamson-Eric Museum – Carry Me. 100 Years of Handbags
At the exhibition
, you can learn about the development of handbags over the past 100 years. In the history of women's fashion, the handbag has been one of the most enduring accessories, and the changes in the style of handbags reflect the changing role of women in society over time.
The exhibition will be open from 7 October 2022 to 12 March 2023
Fat Margaret Museum and Visitor Centre (Estonian Maritime Museum) – Painting exhibition "Song of the Sirens"
The sea-themed paintings of the painter Lola Tohver can be admired in the gallery on the first floor of the Fat Margaret Visitor Centre. The exhibition
consists of eight paintings that deal with the form of being a woman and the conscious use of feminine energy. The exhibition was born out of the desire of the Estonian Maritime Museum to introduce maritime-themed artworks, because maritime culture also lives in art.
The exhibition will be open until the end of 2022
Kai Art Center – Merike Estna. Soil will not contain our love
In the solo exhibition
of the contemporary artist Merike Estna, the artist has created an environment where elements of textiles, wood, glass, ceramics and other materials and sound are placed next to the paintings. The internationally recognised artist's exhibition features both new works and several works that have not been presented in Estonia before.
The exhibition will be open from 19 August to 27 November 2022
The exhibition introduces the existing graphic design strata in Tallinn’s everyday urban spaces. It includes 23 examples with introductory texts and both contemporary and historical photos.
You can best enjoy the interactive exhibition if you use the map application on your mobile device while exploring the city.
The exhibition is open from 17 June 2022.