Events

Dan Karlholm’s lecture “The Climate of Art History”

On November 25th at 5.30 pm, Dan Karlholm from Södertörn University will give a lecture “The Climate of Art History” at the Estonian Academy of Arts (room A-501). Drawing on ...

Ruth Sargent Noyes’ Lecture

On Thursday, October 28th at 4pm, Ruth Sargent Noyes will give an open lecture “Globalizing art histories of North-eastern Europe before modernity: a view from the Baltic” as part of the Open Lectures’ series of the ...

Open lecture: Kate Brown (MIT) “The Self-Provisioning City: Urban gardening in Europe and North-America”

Open lecture of the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture of the Estonian Academy of Arts, in cooperation with and the Estonian Centre for Environmental History at Tallinn University on September 17 at ...

PhD Thesis Defence of Ingrid Ruudi

Ingrid Ruudi, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, curriculum of Art History and Visual Culture, will defend her thesis Spaces of the Interregnum. Transformations in Estonian Architecture and Art, 1986–1994 („Ruumiline ...

PhD Thesis defence of Kristina Jõekalda

Kristina Jõekalda, PhD student of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Curriculum of Art History and Visual Culture, will defend her thesis "German Monuments in the Baltic Heimat? A Historiography of Heritage in the ...

David Vseviov named professor emeritus

On May 19th, the Senate of the Estonian Academy of Arts named professor David ...

The Institute of Art History and Visual Culture offers more online content during the emergency

The Institute of Art History and Visual Culture updated their website in order to offer more online content and thus keep contributing to public discourse on art, architecture and design while the Institute’s usual activities aimed at the ...

Institute of Art History and Visual Culture became a Member of RIHA

The International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art (RIHA) has accepted the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture as its new member in late 2019. RIHA was created in 1998 with objective to coordinate research and ...

International symposium “Prisms of Silence”

On February 21–22, 2020, the Estonian Academy of Arts will host an international symposium titled “Prisms of Silence”. The symposium seeks to analyse and understand the prisms through which we could meaningfully reconsider significant silences. ...

Marxism(s) in Art Historiography, conference in Berlin co-organized by the Institute

Humboldt University of Berlin hosted the conference “Marxism(s) in Art Historiography” from 31st Jan. to 2nd Feb. 2020, co-organized by staff members of the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture. This time, Prof. Krista Kodres was one of ...

Estonian Research Council funds two new research projects at the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture

Estonian Research Council has announced the results of its 2019 round of personal research grant applications, including funding for two new research projects by scholars working at the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture, starting in ...

Institute of Art History and Visual Culture hosts a research seminar by Hilkka Hiiop and Greta Koppel

On Monday, January 13th, the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture will host a research seminar "Technical Art History and Forgeries" by professor Hilkka Hiiop from the Department of Heritage Protection and Conservation, and Greta Koppel, ...

Estonian MA students in art history and cultural heritage gathered to a joint seminar in Purdi manor

Four Estonian university chairs in art history and relating fields organised on 30th Sept.-1st Oct. 2019 a joint seminar in Purdi manor. Estonian Academy of Arts was represented by its Institute of Art History and Visual Culture as well as the ...

Summer school “German Heritage in Eastern Europe. Comparing Narratives, Finding New Perspectives” in EKA and Ravila manor

On 5th–9th August 2019 EKA is hosting the interdisciplinary summer school “German Heritage in Eastern Europe. Comparing Narratives, Finding New Perspectives”, held at the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture, Estonian Academy of Arts, ...

Edited volume on East European post-war art historical writing

The research project Historicizing Art: Knowledge Production in Art History in Estonia ...

Intensive seminar in art history with Anthony Gardner

Intensive seminar in art history with Anthony Gardner “Exhibition Histories and Post-Socialism” Date and ...

EKA to host a giant congress of architectural history in June 2018

The fifth pan-European meeting of the European Architectural History Network (EAHN) will be held in Tallinn from June 13–16, 2018. The conference will feature five thematic parallel sessions on all three days, ranging from panels on ...

Carla Castiajo and Elnara Taidre awarded prizes at the Estonian National Contest for University Students

In December 2017 this year's prizes of the Estonian National Contest for University Students, organized by the Estonian Research Council together with the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, were announced. In the field of Culture and ...

Follow-up conference “Socialist Internationalism and the Global Contemporary” in Leipzig, November 2017

The second conference in the series on Soviet art historiography, concentrating on Socialist Internationalism and the Global Contemporary – Transnational Art Historiographies from Eastern and East-Central Europe, will be held in ...

Conference on art historical writing during the early Soviet era

The research team of EAA Institute of Art History and Visual Culture “Historicizing art: Knowledge production in art history in Estonia amidst changing ideologies and disciplinary developments“ (PUT788) is organising an international conference ...

places/exhibitions/events in town

Art Museum of Estonia, main building (with the new permanent display of Soviet art)

Shared practices: The Intertwinement of the Arts in the Culture of Socialist Eastern Europe

The Kumu Art Museum’s fall conference 2015 In cooperation with the Institute of Art History, Estonian Academy of Arts Conference programme: Thursday, 22 October 17.30 Registration 18.00–20.00 Opening words Anu Liivak, Director of ...