Art in Estonia  

Welcome to the course Art in Estonia!

The course will take place in our cosy training centre in Tartu Old town. In addition to this, it includes 2 study visits to art exhibitions and studios of artists in Tartu. 

A perfect opportunity to acquaint yourself with Estonian art and culture, accompanied my study visits, meeting with contemparary artists, visits to museums and artist studios!

Some of the main topics of the seminars and lectures include for example:

1. Art in Estonia/ Estonian Art (Short overview of Estonian history with some parallels to European history), Art in Estonia from the 15th century to the 19th century.

2. First Estonian origin artists, educated abroad. Art education in Estonia - drawing classes in Tartu University (1803), foundation and development of professional art education in Tartu and Tallinn (20th century).

3. I half of the 20th century in Estonian art. Painting and printmaking.

4. Contemporary Estonian art 1950s – 2012, part I. Selected artists from different fields (painting, graphic arts, photography).

vabadus5. Contemporary Estonian art 1950s – 2012, part II. Selected artists from different fields (painting, sculpture, graphic arts, installation). Estonian artists in important international manifestations. Regular international art festivals in Estonia.

6. Art in Tartu. Contemporary artists who work in Tartu.

7. Video art in Estonia (Ene-Liis Semper, Jaan Toomik).

8. Estonian animation – international success (Rao Heidmets, Priit Pärn).

9. Estonian animation II (Kaspar Jancis, Riho Unt ja Hardi Volmer).

NB! Good news!!! Credit points given! Tartu Art College (Tartu Kõrgem Kunstikool) acknowledges our course so as totransfer their students 3 credit (EAP) points for the whole course (including the trip to Tallinn)! ( 2 credit points EAP) for the Tartu bloc).



You are most welcome! To register, please fill in the form at http://www.babelhouse.ee/registreeru

The course fee can be transferred on-line ( EE522200221058158084 Swedbank Estonia).

Before you register, please read through our course regulations. Babelhouse has the right to make changes in the course plan. Courses take place only if the required number of participants have registered.

If you have any questions, you are most welcome to contact us!

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Address: Babelhouse Art, Culture and Language Centre
Ülikooli 10/12 (entrance from Ülikooli 12), II floor