Pallas Art School (1919–1940)

Pallas Art School (Estonian: Kõrgem Kunstikool Pallas) was an Estonian art school which existed 1919–1944 in Tartu. The school was the first Estonian art school which gave higher education in art.[1]

Pallas Art School
Active1919–1940
Location,
58°22′10″N 26°43′47″E / 58.3694°N 26.7297°E / 58.3694; 26.7297Coordinates: 58°22′10″N 26°43′47″E / 58.3694°N 26.7297°E / 58.3694; 26.7297

The school was established in 1919 by the Pallas Art Society. Key persons of establishing were Konrad Mägi, Aleksander Tassa, Ado Vabbe, Johannes Einsild and Anton Starkopf.

The school offered courses in painting, graphics and sculpture.

The building was destroyed in a fire during street battles of the Soviet Tartu Offensive on 26 August 1944.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eesti esimene kujutava kunsti kõrgem kool sündis Tartus". Õpetajate Leht (in Estonian). Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Eesti esimene kujutava kunsti kõrgem kool sündis Tartus".
  3. ^ "Museoloogiline eksperiment".