New exhibition "What if..." tells a colorful story about sea creatures

25. May 2017

From 25 May the ceramic sculptures exhibition "What if...?” is open at the Estonian Museum of Natural History inner yard. The exhibition is curated by Helena Tuudelepp and Oksana Teder. 

Ocean is a magical and full of surprises place. Sea creatures, just like humans, are not always what they seem to be at first sight - a lot can be hidden behind the external appearance. 

In a hustle of daily chores we should not forget that there is always a space for fantasy and funny tales. Playfulness and creative ideas come to our life when we notice something familiar in a weird shapes or unusual places. We come face to face with a camouflage that reflects ability of nature and humans to adapt to this ever-changing world.

Inspiration for the event was drawn from exhibition "The Secrets of Ancient Sea" which is opened in the Estonian Museum of Natural History from the 20th of January 2017, inviting you to partake in a journey through time covering half a billion years to the present in the Estonian seabed, showcasing the movement of Estonian areas, the plants and animals that have lived here and changes in climate. 

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  6. 12. June 2017 Estonian Museum of Natural History is closed on 23 and 24 June
  7. 25. May 2017 New exhibition "What if..." tells a colorful story about sea creatures
  8. 12. May 2017 Night of Museums 2017 takes place on Saturday, 20th of May
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  10. 20. January 2017 Estonian Museum of Natural History exhibition awakens the primitive sea creatures digitally
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