Harmonious, joyous landscapes and colourful, life-affirming cityscapes from the golden age of Estonian art in 1910-1945 make up the core of the exhibition Joy in the Heart of the City that is being held at Tallinn’s Town Hall.
These works have been painted by outstanding Estonian master artists: Konrad Mägi, Ants Laikmaa, Paul Raud, Nikolai Triik, Paul Burman, Ado Vabbe, Herbert Lukk, Villem Ormisson, Richard Uutmaa, Eerik Haamer, Endel Kõks, and many other artists. This exhibition brings together a total of 36 paintings by 19 artists.
The curator of the exhibition is the art historian Eero Epner, and its designer is the artist Tõnis Saadoja. The designer of the exhibition’s graphic materials is the designer Tiit Jürna.
A catalogue in Estonian and English accompanies the exhibition.
A diverse programme designed for the public accompanies the exhibition. Educational programmes for schools are also provided and families can wander through the exhibition with the help of an activity worksheet.