Fourth Encounter "Right in the Bullseye", Art Museum of Tartu University, Estonia

05 Nov 2015 - 19 Nov 2015

Tartu is the second largest city of Estonia, often considered the intellectual centre of the country, especially since it is home to the nation's oldest and most renowned university.  This university was founded in 1632 by Gustavus II Adolphus during the Swedish rule.

The Art Museum, which is the oldest museum in Estonia, was founded in 1803 and was filled with objects to illustrate lectures and develop the artistic taste of the students. Later on it specialised in collecting plaster moulds of the best works of antique art. The Pompeian style murals on the walls originate from 1868 when the ...

"Back to the Roots" at Kastellaanimaja Gallery, Tallinn

23 Sep 2015 - 29 Oct 2015

The exhibition has been prolonged until 29 October.

Festive opening in the presence of the Swedish ambassador Anders Ljunggren.

This exhibition is for artists of estonian origin living and working abroad.

Kastellaanimaja Gallery is situated in a fine mid 19th century wooden building in the park of Kadriorg. The park of Kadriorg is a favourite spot for the inhabitants of Tallinn for taking their weekend stroll and popping in to the museums like the ultra modern KUMU the Art Museum of Estonia and the baroque Palace of Kadriorg, to name a few.

Opening hours: Wed - Sun 11 - 17

"Memories" at Mannaminne, Nordingrå, Sweden

01 May 2015 - 30 Jun 2015

Artist Anders Åberg began to build Mannaminne (Living memory) in 1980 on a wooded site in Nordingrå, an attempt to bring in the world, to make it a  meeting place for ideas and dreams, a place for memories. Together with his wife Barbro, friends and a team of carpenters, he has created and developed Mannaminne, which today consists of more than 60 buildings of cultural and historical value. Some are built on the spot, others have been moved here from near and far - among others a hungarian farmhouse, a norwegian stave church, an estonian house from Viljandi, a chinese pavilion. Most buildin...

"Connected" in Valssaamo, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

07 Apr 2015 - 15 Apr 2015

The Cable Factory was built during 1939-1954 and was at that time the largest building in Finland. In the 1960s Nokia set up production here until 1980s when they shut down the plant. During a transitional period the empty spaces were rented out to artists amongst others and there were serious plans to demolish at least parts of the factory. In order to preserve the factory artists and other influential cultural persons established the Pro Kaapeli association. This grassroots action attracted a lot of media attention and succeeded in preserving the factory with its valuable industrial envir...

"The Heat is On" Rocca Flea, Gualdo Tadino, Italy

10 Jan 2015 - 31 Jan 2015

The name of Rocca Flea derives from the nearby river Flebeo, later called Flea, and it appears already in the 12th century documents. Damaged during many conflicts, the fortress was restored by one of the most powerful Roman Emperors Frederick II around 1242 and later several times renovated by for example Biordo Michelotti, the lord of Perugia. During the Renaissance the Rocca became the residence of the papal legates and, as a consequence of it, part of the interiors were decorated with frescoes. After the Unification of Italy, it was used as a prison until 1985. After that it was restore...

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