Art Museum of Estonia
Five unique art museums

The Art Museum of Estonia, founded in 1919, has by today grown into several museums

Three of the five branches of the Art Museum of Estonia are located in the beautiful Kadriorg Park and two are in the Old Town. The exhibition at Kumu, which is located in Kadriorg, tells the story of Estonian art and also introduces modern art. In the baroque palace, which is only a short walk away, you can admire Dutch, Russian, Italian and German art, while the Mikkel Museum, which is next door, is dedicated to the exhibition of private collections. In the Adamson-Eric Museum in the Old Town, you can see the works of Adamson-Eric, a 20th-century modernist painter and applied art artist, as well as special exhibitions.In the Niguliste Museum you can enjoy medieval ecclesiastical art, including Bernt Notke’s Danse Macabre and a magnificent view of the Old Town from the viewing platform.

The Art Museum of Estonia houses the largest art collection in the country, consisting of works of art from medieval retables to contemporary art.

Historical ecclesiastical art from the Middle Ages up to the Baroque period is displayed in the Niguliste Museum, foreign art from the 16th to 20th century is displayed in the Kadriorg Art Museum, the art collection of Johannes Mikkel in the Mikkel Museum, the art of Adamson-Eric, a modernist Estonian artist of the 20th century, is displayed in the Adamson-Eric Museum, and Estonian art from the 18th century until today is housed in the Kumu Art Museum. The collection of the Art Museum of Estonia is constantly supplemented by earlier art, as well as by contemporary art.

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