Category Archives: Museum

Raoul Fernandes: Kumu Documentary project

Frank Gehry is a name that has capticated the world of contemporary architecture with notable works on some of the world’s most iconic buildings, from the Dancing House in Prague to the Bilbao Museum and many more. The ‘Starchitect’s‘ story was captured and narrated in two documentaries, “Getting Frank” and “Gehry’s Vertigo”, which screened at Kumu Art Museum as part of the Kumu Documentary Project.... Read more

Fabiola García: Race to the End of the Earth

Back in 1911, the stories of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and British Navy officer Robert Scott became intertwined. They didn’t know each other, but both men were determined to conquer the South Pole, a place no one had ever reached. What had started as a personal ambition to reclaim the South Pole for their respective countries, suddenly turned into a race when they found out about the plans of the other. They embarked on a mission, almost at the same time, to be the first person in one of the most remote locations on the planet. The exhibition Race to the End of the Earth, currently open at the Seaplane Harbour, is a fantastic journey through the remarkable attempt of these two people and their teams to make it to the South Pole.... Read more

Tiki Muir: SAGA. Iceland: Art and Narrative

SAGA. Iceland: Art and Narrative is an exhibition of several generations of Icelandic artists, curated by Norbert Weber and Halldór Björn Runólfsson, and currently showing at KUMU art museum, Tallinn. This is largely a show of contemporary art, though there are also references made to the more historic art of the nation, with paintings from as early as the late 19th century and the early 20th century. The title suggests a clear interest in relating the exhibition to Iceland’s famed literary narratives and sense of the dramatic. Having already been exhibited at the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen and at the National Gallery of Iceland, the show will remain in Tallinn until March 20, 2016.... Read more

Top 10 events for the Night of Museums by culture.ee

The programme of the Night of Museums has become more and more varied with each year and it is difficult to pick out the most exciting and special events. To make your lives easier, we decided to look at the programmes of various participating museums and accordingly, we selected ten notable Night of Museums events across Estonia that we think are worth a visit.... Read more