Beauty is a gift that we discover, receive, and steward. Makoto Fujimura

Christianity and Art




- Niguliste Museum, Niguliste 3, Tallinn. Housed in the St. Nicholas Church, the museum is dedicated to church art. Here you will find medieval gravestones, unique altars and Tallinn’s most famous work of art: a fragment of Bernt Notke’s painting The Dance of Death. In addition, a silver chamber with the silverware that belonged to the guilds and church is opened to the public in the vestry.
- Dominican Monastery Museum, Venetn 16, Tallinn. The Dominican Monastery is an architectural monument that is unique in Northern Europe. The monastery was founded by Dominican monks in 1246. In the interior courtyard visitors can see the hewn stones displayed in processions, representing the art of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods.