9th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial

The 9th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial “The Fine Lines of Constructiveness” will take place from 5.10.2024 to 16.02.2025 at Kai Art Center in Tallinn, Estonia.

The main exhibition is curated by glass artist Maret Sarapu, who will be making the final selection based on the open call and direct proposals.

As always, the main exhibition of the triennial is accompanied by a satellite programme taking place in a variety of locations in Tallinn, Estonia. We are accepting suggestions about events that relate to the theme of this year’s triennial – constructiveness – until mid-May.


The open call of the main exhibition of the 9th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial received 470 applications. The highest number of submissions came from our Nordic neighbour, Finland with 118 applications, followed by Estonia with 102, Sweden with 81, Norway with 64, Latvia with 40, Lithuania with 39, Denmark with 17 and Iceland with 5 […]


22/01/2024 Tallinn Applied Art Triennial announces an open call for its 2024 main exhibition The Fine Lines of Constructiveness. The triennial is also seeking applications for its satellite programme. The open call for the main exhibition of the 9th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial welcomes applications from artists from the Baltic and the Nordic countries. For […]


The triennial invites visitors to tours of the exhibition led by participating Estonian artists. In August, the triennial welcomes visitors to both Estonian and Russian language guided tours, which also feature artists, who introduce their creative processes and impulses. On Wednesday, 4 August at 18.00 the curator’s assistant Keiu Krikmann will introduce the exhibition together […]