The Full Wiki

More info on Vilnius Academy of Art

Vilnius Academy of Art: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Central building of the Academy across Vilnia River in Užupis

The Vilnius Academy of Art (Lithuanian: Vilniaus dailės akademija, previously State Art Institute of Lithuania) in Vilnius, Lithuania, grants a variety of degrees in the arts.

The academy was created as a separate entity in 1940; it had previously been part of Vilnius University. It was closed during the Nazi occupation of Lithuania, and re-opened in 1944. In 1951 it was organized into the following departments: painting (including frescos, mosaics, and theatrical design), graphics, sculpture, architecture, and ceramics and textiles. The academy began working with UNESCO in 2002.[1]

Its museum holds about 12,000 pieces, ranging from the 16th century to the works of its most recent students and graduates.[2]

References

  1. ^ (Lithuanian) "Apie VDA". Vilniaus dailės akademija. http://www.vda.lt/index.php/pageid/578. Retrieved 2008-04-18.  
  2. ^ "Vilnius Art Academy Museum". Association of Lithuanian Museums. http://muziejai.mch.mii.lt/Vilnius/vda_muziejus.en.htm. Retrieved 2008-04-19.  


Coordinates: 54°40′54″N 23°17′45″E / 54.68167°N 23.29583°E / 54.68167; 23.29583

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message