Museum beyond the exposition

Date: 07 Feb. 2014 – 02 March 2014

Museum: The National Gallery

The Georgian National Museum Dmitri Shevardnadze National Gallery presents the exhibition "Museum beyond the exposition" on February 7th 2014, at 5 pm.

The purpose of the exposition is to present to public that work, which takes place beyond the exposition, to acquaint them with the activity of those, who, in a current of many years, serve to preservation of the cultural heritage of our country, protection and donation them to future generation.  There are also presented the exhibits, which had been temporarily given to state organizations and then - returned the museum.

1200 exhibits, stored in the Georgian National Museum and 500 exhibits from different museums of Georgia were restored/preserved in 1013 with the participation of restorers of the Georgian National Museum, which, for the purpose of restoration of the icons, preserved in different churches and monasteries, has close cooperation with the Patriarchy of Georgia. There will be exposed restored exhibits: textile, sculpture, ceramics, glass, miniature, metal, painting, and among them "Deer" N. Pirosmani and others.

 The exhibits, which before the foundation of the Georgian National Museum were temporarily given to those organizations, which entered into jurisdiction of Georgia, will be exposed in the second part of the exposition. They are: archaeological, ethnographic works, painting, among them are works of Tengiz Mirzashvili, Zurab Nizharadze, Gia Bugadze, Gia Gugushvili and other artists.

These exhibits have been returned to the museum due to diligence of researchers of theGeorgian  National Museum, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Protection of Monuments, and also cooperation of the Office of Public Prosecutor of Georgia.

Researchers of the Georgian National Museum prepared the versatile informational programs, the purpose of which is acquaintance of pupils with restoration/conservation works as it is necessary to look after paintings, ceramics, and photo albums, hand-written and printing books, etc.

Address: Dimitri Sheverdnadze National Gallery, #11 Shota Rusteveli Avenue.