Opening Day of the Exhibition „Pallas 100. Art School and Its Legend“

The opening day of the exhibition Pallas 100. Art School and Its Legend takes place on the 25th of May at the Tartu Art Museum.

This exhibition celebrates the Pallas Art School 100th birthday. The exhibition takes place only a stone’s throw from Lossi street, where on 1 October 1919 an educational institution was opened that soon become the first school offering artistic higher education in Estonia. With the creation of Pallas, European modernist artistic innovations established themselves in Estonia and influenced the local art life over its 25 years of existence. Pallas students and teachers works were the foundation for Estonia’s art heritage.

On the opening day takes place two curator tours (in Estonian):

12 pm – Hanna-Liis Kont

3 pm  – Joanna Hoffmann

Through the Tilted House three floors you can get an overview of Pallas Art School, its students, teachers and hot topics back then. In total, nearly 300 items will be exhibited, including paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Pallas Art School students, teachers, and founders, as well as photographs.

  • Curators: Joanna Hoffmann, Hanna-Liis Kont
  • Graphic designer: Valter Jakovski
  • Designers:: Kaisa Sööt
  • Coordinator: Kristlyn Liier
  • Consultants: Eha Komissarov, Tiiu Talvistu, Anna Škodenko
  • The exhibits are from Estonian Art Museum, Tartu Art Museum, Under and Tuglas Literature Center, Virumaa Museums, Tallinn City Museum, Narva Museum, Tartu City Museum, Museum of Viljandi, Private Collections

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Ticket costs 5 €.

Sponsors: Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Tartu Kaubamaja Keskus