Photo: Joseph Stevens. “The enemies” (detail). © The State Hermitage Museum , St. Petersburg. Photo: Pavel Demidov.

    Always by our side. Cats and dogs in the art of the 16th to 19th centuries.

    The exhibition explores the portrayal of cats and dogs, their roles and symbolic meaning in society. The displayed works of cats, dogs, and their relationships with humans are sourced from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Sinebrychoff Art Museum in Helsinki, and both public and private art collections in Estonia.