Tartu is the second largest city of Estonia, often considered the intellectual centre of the country, especially since it is home to the nation's oldest and most renowned university. This university was founded in 1632 by Gustavus II Adolphus during the Swedish rule.
The Art Museum, which is the oldest museum in Estonia, was founded in 1803 and was filled with objects to illustrate lectures and develop the artistic taste of the students. Later on it specialised in collecting plaster moulds of the best works of antique art. The Pompeian style murals on the walls originate from 1868 when the ...
The exhibition has been prolonged until 29 October.
Festive opening in the presence of the Swedish ambassador Anders Ljunggren.
This exhibition is for artists of estonian origin living and working abroad.
Kastellaanimaja Gallery is situated in a fine mid 19th century wooden building in the park of Kadriorg. The park of Kadriorg is a favourite spot for the inhabitants of Tallinn for taking their weekend stroll and popping in to the museums like the ultra modern KUMU the Art Museum of Estonia and the baroque Palace of Kadriorg, to name a few.
Opening hours: Wed - Sun 11 - 17
Festive opening with the presence of the Norwegian ambassador Dagfinn Sørli
About Kristin Irén Dijkman
Our generation, the generation born after the Second World War, was the first to reflect on the values of the consumerism. It has been the generation that led individuals to reflect on what is important in human life, what has permanent value, what is object not of consumption but for careful and studied use, what has moral and existential values but also what has real economic values that endure over time.
Even the art has been involved by this movement and the artists you see today, such...