Category: Events

Image: Meeli Küttim

The Museum Laboratory

The Museum Laboratory is a new experimental exhibition of the Tallinn Russian Museum created in the framework of MeM project together with the Estonian team of art mediators.

Image: Valmar Voolaid

The Tallinn City Museum nominated for the Estonian Museum Annual Awards

The Tallinn City Museum and their participatory project "Museum Laboratory. The Story of Estonian Russian" were nominated for the Estonian Museum Annual Awards «Museum Rats» in the category «Community Friend Award».

International meeting: “Nonviolent communication”

MeM international meeting in December was devoted to the topic of Nonviolent communication (NVC).

Image: Tuija Lindström & Jonas Jussi

Workshop: “Queer+Crip” by Jemina Lindholm and Kaura Raudaskoski

Group of Finnish mediators participated in “Queer+Crip” workshop and discussion at the Finnish Museum of Photography

Image: Anna Tereshkina, Untitled (from the police station series)

International meeting: "Visual Thinking Strategies"

Our big international team gathered to reconnect and spend some quality time together learning about Visual Thinking Strategies

Image: Tom Galle /

Brainstorming session: “How would the project's visibility benefit the mediators professionally?”

The autumn season of our international meetings has begun with a brainstorming session on MeM's social media presence.

Swedish local camp

For the Swedish local camp, the participants went on a journey by rented boat to an island in Stockholm Archipelago

Estonian local camp

Estonian camp took place in Haapsalu, a resort town with a rich cultural heritage. Employees and volunteers of the Russian Museum in Tallinn became the participants of the local camp.

Image: Margarita Ogoļceva

Latvian local camp

Latvian local camp/ International Summer School “Art Mediation as Conversation” took place on August 5th-9th in Kuldīga, Latvia

Image: Ed Petroff

Finnish local camp

For the location of the Finnish camp, we chose Noormarkku Works / Ahlströmin ruukit – an amazing place that is by itself worth a visit. Adding to the history of the place, we brought our own meanings and questions there.