Culture. Creative economy

Reference materials:

Art and Architecture Thesaurus On Line (AAT)
The Getty Research Institute. Dictionary over 133 000 terms on art and architecture.


Internet resources on creative economy.


Arts Management Network
Internet resources on culture, creative economy, art. Arts Management Newsletter.


Estonian Design Centre
Eesti Disainikeskus. Information on design, Estonian design agencies, publications. In Estonian and English.


Incubator Tallinn


Tartu Centre for Creative Industries


Telliskivi Loomelinnak
The biggest center of creative industries in Estonia. In Estonian, in English and Finnish.


United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) world heritage list.


Databases of Archives in Estonia:

Digital archive and document register of Estonian National Opera. In English and Estonian.


Archival Information System (AIS). The database of the National Archives of Estonia and Tallinn City Archives. In Estonian and English.


Estonian Film Archives
Information of the Estonian films. In Estonian, in English and Russian.


Estonian Shorts
Film portal of Estonian Film Institute. Short films of animation, documentary and fiction.


The database of photos of the National Archives of Estonia. In Estonian and English.


The National Archives of Estonia
The National Archives includes Historical Archives, State Archives, Film Archives and 4 regional departments in Haapsalu, Kuressaare, Rakvere and Valga. In Estonian and English.


Register of maps of the National Archives of Estonia
The register of maps contains the descriptions and digital images of the maps that are stored mostly in the two largest archives of Estonia - the Estonian Historical Archives and the State Archives.


Art and History Museums List
Gateway to different art and history museums in the world.


Gateway of the Estonian museums, libraries, archives and other memory institutions. In Estonian, in English, in Russian and German.
Portal provides free access to material from Finnish museums, libraries and archives. In Finnish, in Swedish and English.


Information Centre of Estonian Museums
Museums, art centres, archives, memory institutions. In Estonian and English.


Museums Public Portal
Estonian Museums Public Portal. In Estonian, in English and Russian.


Museums of the world

E-portal to 8000 museums over the world.




European Library
Designed to meet the needs of the research community worldwide, the online portal offers quick and easy access to the collections of the 48 National Libraries of Europe and leading European Research Libraries.


Libraries in the world.