Council Meeting Secretariat:

Kastani 42, 50410 Tartu
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This is the list for 2020. It will be updated for 2021 in due course.


Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union.
Address: Pikk 22, Tallinn
Open: Mon-Sat 10-19, Sun 10-17 only on 28.07.20 – 17.08.20
Entrance: free
Bobbin lace exhibition “Estonian Bobbin Lace Association 25”
The Estonian Bobbin Lace Association celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2020. This exhibition is dedicated to all former and present members.

Ace of Lace Gallery
Address:  Lühike jalg 7, Tallinn
Open: Mon-Sun 12-18
Entrance: with ticket
Riho Toomra displays round lace doilies which he has knitted himself using the designs of Herbert Richard Niebling. These lace doilies look like enchanting mandalas.


Tartu City Museum
Exhibition „Bobbin lace in the collection of Tartu City Museum”
Address: Narva Road 23, Tartu
Open: July 29 – August 30 (Wednesday – Sunday 11-18)
Entrance: with museum ticket

Tampere House
Exhibition „Lace from Finland”
From collection of Marjatta Hietaniemi and from lace artists Heidi Hankaniemi, Karina Salo, Marko Suomi and Tarmo Thorström
Address: Jaani 4, Tartu
Open: July 27 – August 23 (every day 8-18)
Entrance: free


Museum of Harjumaa county.
Address: Linnuse 9, Keila
Open: Wed-Sun 11-18
Entrance: with museum ticket
Exhibition of lace made by Estonian coastal Swedes.


Pärnu Lace Studio (Pärnu Pitsistuudio).
Address: Nooruse Maja, Roheline 1b, Pärnu
Open: July 28 – August 9, 2020, Mon-Fri 9-21, Sun 10-19
Entrance: free
Pärnu Lace Studio displays its bobbin lace; there are also four full sets of local folk costumes.


Olga Kublitskaja's Solo Exhibition: Sounds of Bobbin Lace.
Olga Kublitskaja is a designer and master of lace making, the creator and director of the Narva Lace School, a teacher at the Narva Children's Creative House, and a leader of the Estonian Lace Guild.
This exhibition displays jewellery, panels, accessories and interior decorations. Here you can see both classic traditional lace pieces, as well as contemporary works which use modern materials, such as gold-plated metal thread.

Exhibition Name: Lace as Art
This exhibition introduces the works of the students from the Narva Lace School. Their teacher is Olga Kublitskaja.
Where: Narva Museum, 2 St. Petersburg Street, Narva
When: 16. July - 16. August, 2020
Access with tickets of Narva Museum


Jäneda Manor
Address: Jäneda Manor, Jäneda
Open:  Mon-Thu 10-18.
On other days, the exhibition can be visited by pre-arrangement (tel.: +372 5287107 or +372 5544622)
Entrance: free
Bobbin lace and folk costumes. The exhibition is in the library of the manor.It is also possible to have a guided tour of the museum (manor) on request. The tour includes a visit to Jäneda handicraft centre, which is open Thu-Sun 11-18.


Haapsalu Lace Center
Address: Karja 25, Haapsalu
Open:  Tue-Fri 11-18, Sat 11-15
Entrance: with ticket
There is a permanent exhibition of Haapsalu knitted shawls. It is possible to buy shawls, scarfs and other lace items, also threads and tools for knitting. With a pre-booked visit, you can see a demonstration and the work of master knitters.


Seto Farm Museum
Address: Pikk 56, Värska
Open:  Tue-Sat 10-18, Sun-Mon 10-16
Entrance: with museum ticket
Exhibition of Seto lace. With a pre-booked visit, you may see lacemakers demonstrating their skills.

Fr. R. Kreutzwald Memorial Museum.
Address: Kreutzwaldi 31, Võru
Open: Wed-Sun 10-18
Entrance: with museum ticket
Bobbin lace exhibition.


Heimtali Museum
Address: Heimtali museum, Heimtali
Open: Tue-Sat 9-17
Entrance: with museum ticket
Exhibition of bobbin, needle and other lace in the museum collection


Märjamaa community hall
Exhibition „In the spell of lace”
Bobbin lace of Helju Väli and her granddaughter Kai Hermann. Also knitted lace shawls and lacy dresses of Liina Lang.
Address: Sauna 2, Märjamaa
Open: July 20 – September 31 (Mon-Fri 10-18, Sun 15-18) 
Entrance: free