University of Tartu Centre for Arts
On September 4th 2017, a new Centre for Arts was opened in the Old Anatomical Theatre in Tartu. The centre offers a chance for all students of the University of Tartu to acquire new knowledge and skills and develop their creativity in the area of arts. The centre is situated in Tartu, but is part of University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy (75 km from Tartu).
University of Tartu Centre for Arts:
- Coordinates art studies at the university;
- Aims is to find ways how art studies can support students in their specialty studies by bridging art and different fields of science;
- Brings courses taught at Viljandi Culture Academy closer to the students in Tartu;
- Offers optional courses in the fields of visual arts, music, multimedia, self-expression, crafts and dance art.
More than half of our courses are also opened for international students and foreign continuing education learners as individual instructions will be given also in English in addition to Estonian.
Registration for the autumn semester optional courses is already opened and all the courses that we offer in autumn semester 2017 are also on our website.
Students can register via Study Information System. See instructions. For any futher questions, please contact Academic Affairs Specialist Maarja Nõmmik maarja.nommik [ät] ut.ee, phone: +372 737 5669.
International community of Tartu is welcomed to join our courses as continuing education learners. For further information and registration, please contact Academic Affairs Specialist Maarja Nõmmik maarja.nommik [ät] ut.ee, phone: +372 737 5669.
Old Anatomical Theatre Gallery
Old Anatomical Theatre Gallery-Shop exhibits a selection of creative work by the academic staff, students and alumni of the University of Tartu who are also professional artists, designers and artisans.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm and 2-5pm (closed on national holidays).
Lossi 38 (main door), Tartu.
In case of further interest or purchase of the article, please turn to the Academic Affairs Specialist Maarja Nõmmik (maarja.nommik [ät] ut.ee, +372 737 5669, room 130).
The gallery is run by the University of Tartu Centre for Arts and the Viljandi County Centre of Creative Industries.
At the moment creative works of the following artists, designers and artisans is available in the gallery:
|Andres Ansper||Eilve Manglus||Monika Hint||Indrek Ikkonen||Kristi Jõeste|
|Anna-Maria Kaseoja||Maarja Nõmmik||Väino Niitvägi||Peeter Laurits||Anne Parmasto|
|Mart Reino||Mikk Freiberg|
Photo gallery of the artworks can be found below.
Gallery-shop sells also CDs and publications:
- RO:TORO. 2011. Wabariigi polka.
- RO:TORO. 2006. Estonian Bagpipe.
- Torupilli Jussi Trio. 2013. Mengin Nagu Taevatitt!.
- FA Schola. 2006. The Sound of Medieval Flute.
- FA Schola. 2008. Music from the Time of Marco Polo.
- Cätlin Jaago. 2010. Soolo.
- Estonian Jew's Harp. Compiled by Cätlin Jaago, recordings from the Estonian Folklore Archives 2012. The collection consists CD with 49 Jew's harp tunes performed by old masters. The accompanying book introduces Estonian Jew's harp tradition and a tune book provides transcriptions for a selection of Jew's harp tunes on the CD.
- Series of Studia Vernacula (also in English). The series is published by the department of Native Crafts of University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy and its aim is to advance research in the fields of handicraft and native crafts.
- There are also many other publications in the area of native crafts and traditional music in Estonian. Native crafts' books have abundant illustrations and contain also the abstract in English.
- Bridge to Beyond and Back. Sild sinna ja tagasi. 2012. Peeter Laurits: Compendium of the last 15 years' artwork by Peeter Laurits.