International Exhibition “Meeting with Pirosmani”

21 October 2014

The Georgian National Museum in cooperation with Georgisch-Deutsche Gesellschaft invites you at the opening of the international exhibition "Meeting with Pirosmani''. Events will take place at the Tbilisi History Museum and National Gallery.

Exposition will showcase artworks of Georgian, German, Austrian, Swiss and Dutch artists.

This year "Meeting with Pirosmani" is held for the 5th time in Georgia. The idea of the exhibition belongs to the sculptor Hans Sheiban from Berlin and is related to the famous quote by Pirosmani: "Let's build one big house, where we can gather. Let's buy one big table and Samovar to drink tea and talk about art".

In the framework of the project, workshops for foreigner artists will take place in order to introduce Pirosmani's artworks and to share professional experience with Georgian colleagues.

Among participants there are 15 Georgian and 30 foreign artists.

Opening events will take place:

On 21th October 2014, at 4 p.m. Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery, 11 Shota Rustaveli Avenue.

On 21th Octobe 2014, at 6 p.m. Ioseb Grishashvili Tbilisi History Museum, 8 Sioni Street.