Georgian National Museum. D. Shevardnadze National Gallery
Address: 11, Shota Rustaveli Ave., 0108, Tbilisi
Phone: (+995 032) 2 15 73 00
Date of establishment: 1917
Judicial status of the museum: since 2007 – unified in the Legal Public Entity - Georgian National Museum
(under the governmental control of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)
Type (profile): Art
Quantity of stored items: More than 30 000 items
Museum collection description: In the museum funds of the museum are stored more than 30.000 items of contemporary Georgian art (painting, sculpture, graphics and decorative art). Among them are works of Elene Akhvlediani, David Kakabadze, Lado Gudiashvili, Sergo Kobuladze, Zurab Nizharadze, Edmund Kalandadze, Tengiz Mirzashvili, Dimitri Eristavi, Merab Berdzenishvili, Elguja Amashukeli, Irakli Parjiani, Gia Bugadze, Gia Gugushvili, Levan Lagidze, Nana Churgulia, Gogi Tsereteli, etc.
Working hours: Everyday except Monday, 10.00am – 18.00pm
Ticket price: Adult -5 GEL, Students - 1.00 GEL, Schoolchildren 0.5 GEL, Guided Tour Fee: schoolchildren - 10 GEL, adults - 25 GEL.
Free of charge: Children under 6 years of age and homeless children. Groups: Employees of Georgian and Foreign Museums, ICOM members (with valid identification), First and second category disabled persons (with valid identification), specialists and students connected to museum (with valid identification).
Exhibitions: Periodical exhibition of different collections in Georgia and in foreign countries museums.
Educational Programmes: The Georgian National Museum created the Department of Educational Programmes in 2005 which are focus on the Museum collections (E-mail: email@example.com, phone: (+995 593) 328 345)
Publications: Museum catalogues and booklets
Museum building’s status: Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage (The order # 3/181, 2007 of Minister of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)
UNESCO declared 2013 as year of jubilee of Ekvtime Takaishvili