There is much more beneath the earth’s surface besides earth, minerals and roots. There is also the glowing magma of volcanoes, underground aquifers, unexplored caves, rabbit holes, catacombs and metro tunnels. Amos Rex’s Subterranean is an extensive exhibition consisting of four themes that explore how artists through the centuries have depicted the worlds beneath our feet.
2 April – 21 August 2022
Tadashi Kawamata: The Nest
The Nest by Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata is an outdoor sculptural installation in which reclaimed materials surge over the roof of the Lasipalatsi building and soar up the courtyard chimney.
7 May – 4 Sept 2022
Amos Rex Shop
Museum shop and your local bookstore
Amos Rex Shop is a bridge between the world underneath the Amos Rex mounds and your everyday life. Deepen your experience, learn new things or take the world of the exhibition home with you.
It does not have to be about buying – come and be inspired by our book selection, discover something pretty and nice or simply enjoy the collection of art magazines for everyone!
|Monday||11 am – 6 pm|
|Wednesday||11 am – 6 pm|
|Thursday||11 am – 6 pm|
|Friday||11 am – 6 pm|
|Saturday||11 am – 5 pm|
|Sunday||11 am – 5 pm|
What is happening beneath the surface?
Amos Rex colouring poster
During your visit to Amos Rex, only part of the museum is visible. Beneath the surface it is buzzing with life. Do you know which professions you can find at the museum? Who is needed at the museum for everything to work smoothly?
Set free your inner artist, curator and building team and draw your own exhibition in the Amos Rex exhibition hall.
The illustrator Ulla Donner visited Amos Rex’ secret hallways, studied its distinctive architecture and acquainted herself with specialists in various professions. In addition to the colouring poster of Amos Rex, the two comic albums Sontaa and Spleenish showcase Donner’s gorgeous and clever expression.