Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center

Eesti Kaasaegse Kunsti Arenduskeskus



Estonian Art Index

Launched in 2018, the Estonian Art Index is a result of a cooperation between leading Estonian galleries, Enterprise Estonia, the Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center, and Civitta, the leading management consultancy in the Baltic States. The art index together with the statistics…

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Outset Estonia

Outset Estonia was launched in May 2015 to strengthen contemporary visual art production in Estonia by supporting new commissions from emerging artists and to further the acquisition of Estonian works by both international and Estonian public institutions. A key focus…

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ISCP Residency

ECADC offers a 2-month studio grant for an artist to work independently in ISCP’s studio building in Brooklyn, New York. The grant covers the flight, accommodation and a stipend for living costs.   ISCP is a leading nonprofit, residency-based contemporary…

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Visiting Curators

ECADC is running Visiting Curators Programme which facilitates short-term visits to Estonia by international curators and cultural producers. The participation is by invitation only, but requests for research trips and studio visits for upcoming projects and exhibitions can be addressed to…

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Studio Visits

Studio Visits series is meant for anyone with an interest in contemporary art or a desire to become more acquainted with emerging artists’ practices. We also provide consulting services for those looking to start their own art collection or acquiring…

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Tallinn Tuesdays

Tallinn Tuesdays is a series of joint opening events among a group of Tallinn galleries and art organizations. Participating venues will be open for extended hours and host special events.   Previous editions:   March 28, 2019 June 12, 2018…

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Consulting Sessions for Galleries

ECADC provides consulting sessions for Estonian galleries on the following topics:   – positioning a gallery and website development –  exhibition programme planning –  installation and de-installation of contemporary art –  applying for international art fairs –  participation at international…

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International Gallery Internships

Internship programme offers practicing gallerists and early-career arts professionals an opportunity to acquire 2-4 months’ experience from the art centres of Europe or the United States. In collaboration with the receiving galleries, ECADC chooses up to 5 candidates based on…

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Gallerist Master Course

Organized every other year, the aim of the Gallerist Master Course is to offer a professional arts management and gallery studies programme led by internationally recognized experts in the field. The course is unique in the region and initiated to…

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