Archaeological Fall 2019: in the City Museum

The Tallinn City Museum’s annual archeology event invites you to hear lectures about the end of the ancient and Danish times, to check out museum lessons and this year also a choreographic performance.

The Archaeological Fall is part of the Tallinn 800 program, celebrating 800 years since Tallinn was first mentioned in connection with the Battle of Lindanise, won by the Danish king. See the program at https://tallinn800.ee/en/.

 

CHOREOGRAPHED PERFORMANCE “ONE OBJECT, MANY STORIES”
With the choreographed performance “One Object, Many Stories” Estonian and Finnish dancers themselves will become museum pieces, playing out the functions of archaeological objects through movement.

At the crossing of the City Museum (Vene 17) and Vanaturu intersection
27th of September 6 p.m.–9 p.m. “Night of the Scientists“, FREE
28th and 29th of September 12 a.m.–3 p.m., with museum ticket


LECTURE SERIES

In the City Museum (Vene 17), starting at 6 p.m.

  • “Everyday life in medieval Tallinn”
    8th of October, Annika Tiko
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  • “The jewellery of Northern Estonia, its ornaments and significance in the 13th century“
    22nd of October, Tuuli Kurisoo
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  • “A game based on archaeological bone finds in Danish Tallinn and in the medieval European cultural space”
    5th of November, Heidi Luik
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MUSEUM CLASS “BE AN ARCHEOLOGIST!“

23rd of October – 5th of November

In a class meant for school and kindergarten kids, we talk about who an archaeologist is and what he does. Participants can try out themselves how to be an archaeologist. The museum class ends with an experimental archaeological crafting assignment.

Hourly price per student 4 euros
Book via e-mail haridus@linnamuuseum.ee or phone +372 5919 0980