the parting of Lühike Jalg there is a gallery-shop named
Lühikese Jala Galerii. It started to put up exhibitions
and sell Estonian professional applied art in 1993.
In 2002 a filial gallery "Portaal" opened its
doors in a historic storehouse of Vene Street. The
authors of the unique pieces of art exposed in these two
galleries are young Estonian artists as well as honorable
representatives of the older generation of Estonian
The galleries´ sale exposition and occasional
exhibitions give a good survey of the current situation
of Estonian applied art. The exposition is in constant
change and renewal including a wide range of contemporary
textile art, silk paintings and tapestry, ceramics and
sculpture, glass, jewellery, leather-work and postcards.
The sale exposition offers a choice of individual
accessories as well as exclusive pieces of art for
interior design. Both traditional and modern forms and
techniques are represented. The staff of the galleries
are experienced artists, who can be asked for
explanations about techniques, materials and authors.