Georgian National Museum. Elene Akhvlediani House Museum

  • Address: 12, Kiacheli str., 0108, Tbilisi
    Phone: (+995 32) 2 99 74 12
    E-mail: mikho@archaeologist.com
    Web-site: www.museum.ge
    Date of establishment: 1976
    Judicial status of the museum: since 2004 – unified in the Legal Public Entity - Georgian National Museum
    (under the governmental control of Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia)
    Type (profile): memory
    Quantity of stored items: 3292

    Museum collection description: The house museum was founded in a studio of well-known artist, Elene Akhvlediani (1901-1975), one of the founders of new Georgian art. The artist in her young years studied art in Italy and France (Coloros Academy in Paris); Her exhibitions turned attention of French art critics and artists. The studio used to be an art saloon, where were held poetry readings, concerts. The museum houses various collections: works of Elene Akhvlediani (landscape paintings, graphics, and set designer works of different periods); collection of craft samples (XIX-XX c.c.) from Georgian regions, collected by the artist. The museum keeps the tradition and organizes various meetings, concerts, and educational programs.

    Working hours: Everyday except Monday, 11.00 – 16.00
    Ticket price: Adult -3 GEL, Students - 1.5 GEL, Schoolchildren (max. 15 people) 0.5 GEL, Guided Tour Fee 10 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: program@museum.ge, phone: (+99593) 328 345
    Publications: Museum catalogues and booklets

    Movable monument of Cultural Heritage:  37 exhibits

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    Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia, ICOM National Committee in Georgia, Georgian Museums Association, Culturological Research Association