State Art Museum of Adjara
Address: 8, Gorgiladze str., 6010, Batumi
Phone: (+995 882 22) 7 38 94, 7 62 28
Date of establishment: 1998
Judicial Status of the Museum: The Legal Public Entity (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Ajara)
Type (profile): art
Quantity of stored items: 500
Museum collection description: The museum houses paintings of famous Georgian and foreign artists (Niko Pirosmani, D. Kakabadze, L. Gudiashvili, E. Akhvlediani, S. Bakalovich, A. Zommer, N. Ignatov, A. Zankovski, etc.) and drawing works (N. Churgulia, R. Petviashvili, L. Zambakhidze, G.Tseretelietc.) sculpture (E. Pantareli's "Nymph and a Little Faun", G. Ochiauri's "Portrait", etc.), as well as samples of decorative art (ceramics, woodcuts, glasswork, engravings, tapestry).
Working hours: Everyday except Monday, 10.00 – 18.00
Ticket price: Adults -1 GEL, Students and Schoolchildren – 0.50 GEL
Free of charge: Children under 6 years of age and homeless children, soldiers, employers of Georgian and Foreign Museums, ICOM members, I and II category disabled persons.
Exhibitions: Exhibition of Pablo Picasso, Exhibition dedicated to Knut Hamsun – “Journey to Georgia”, “Sculpture in open ear”(exhibition in museum garden), “Peace’s way” (Georgian textile), presentation of Art-Biennale –Mearb Abramishvili’s exhibition, R. Enhardt (Holland) exhibition-action, Exhibition of the works of the Professors Tbilisi Academy of Art and Ankara Bilkent University etc.
Educational Programmes: Museum has Sunday Art studio for children and library. Programmes: “The Louvre Chalcography”, “Paris Spleen”, “The French Print” etc.
Publications: Rusudan Petviashvili album, Khasan Helimsh booklet.
Total space of the organization: 1716 m²
Display space: 423 m²
Temporary exhibitions: 383 m²
Storage space: 65 m²
Restoration space: 26 m²
Annual quantity of visitors: 5900
Movable monument of Cultural Heritage: 6 exhibits
Museum building’s status: Immovable monument of Cultural Heritage
35.3x50.8, mirror, metal, oil, aluminium paper, 1925