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Museum of New Art

Esplanaadi tn 10, Parnu 80014, Estonia
+372 443 0772
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The exhibition has one or two interesting artworks but the curating is very poor indeed. Where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
norfolkguy2018
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Dissapointing

The exhibition hall is old and not immpresive at all. I've been to much better shows. Not worth to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Māris G
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When visiting the art galleries of Parnu, you can always rely on the Museum of New Art to surprise you with its exhibitions of modern art. The museum’s collection contains more than 400 works, and more than 1200 documentaries are kept in its videotheque. Established by Mark Soosaar, the art centre is extremely important in the cultural life of Parnu.Did you know...?*The international exhibition of nudes known as 'Man and Woman' has become a tradition at the museum*The Parnu Film Festival, at which international documentaries compete with each other and new Estonian documentaries are premiered, has been held more than twenty times
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Esplanaadi tn 10, Parnu 80014, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exhibition has one or two interesting artworks but the curating is very poor indeed. Where other museums have moved with the times this one definitely hasn’t.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibition hall is old and not immpresive at all. I've been to much better shows. Not worth to pay 4 euros and waist your time.

Thank Māris G
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The exhibition hall is the old(well fairly modern!) Communist HQ and has been sort of adapted. I've been to much better shows.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We have been visiting the Pärnu Museum of New Art for decades now, and it feels as if some new energy needs to be applied there. The building - appreciating it does not belong to the Museum - is not getting the level of maintenance...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We went to this museum as we were walking around Parnu and looking for some activities and things to see and do and this was basically on our path. We paid our admission and asked which way to go. They pointed us in one direction...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I am sure they do have a lot of interesring exibitons throughout the year but the one we went to was quite full of naked people and not much to see, just a few pieces were interesting. Anyway the price is realy cheap 2 euro...More

Thank Kārlis Š
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MarieVirta, Manager at Museum of New Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hello! Thank you for review. You visited the 24th International Nude Art Exhibition MAN WOMAN AND THE SEA. The nude art exhibition of this summer in Pärnu, traditionally, focuses on the harmony of human body and soul. Every summer the exhibition has its sub-theme. Either...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

A lovely little gallery close to the centre. Themed displays of modern art from Estonia and beyond are changed regularly. If you are offended by nudity, try somewhere else. We've been twice!

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MarieVirta, Public Relations Manager at Museum of New Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Welcome back! We are glad you like our museum and exhibitions.

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The present exhibits are on the "art of collecting"... the director of the museum , Mark Sossaar was our personal guide, which made the experience so much more enjoyable...please do not miss this beautiful exhibition hall in Parnu.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Museum of New Art is an initiative by one person mostly who is keen to introduce new art to people and visitors of Pärnu. The museum is located in the previous headquarters of Communist Party and represents socialist architecture. Some pieces of art stress...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We visited the Mees & Naine exhibtion, which is to my understanding a recurring art exhibtion with nude motif. The exhibition was well curated and had very interesting pieces of art with quite a variety of techniques. The museum itself is quite old in style...More

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