The Democratic Republic of Georgia - 100 years

Date: 26 May 2018 – 26 August 2018

Museum: Museum of Georgia

From May 26, Georgian National Museum, jointly with Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, Korneli Kekelidze Georgian National Centre of Manuscripts and National Archives of Georgia, presents the exhibition "The Democratic Republic of Georgia - 100 years".

On May 26, 1918, Georgian Nation's long endeavor for freedom was successfully crowned - the National Council of Georgia, made up by 42 members and 36 candidates, gathered at the former residence of Caucasus viceroy. The Council adopted the act of independence and created new Georgian state - the Democratic Republic of Georgia. On May 26, 2018, we celebrate 100 years since the restoration of the state independence of Georgia and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Georgia.

The exhibition "The Democratic Republic of Georgia - 100 years" narrates the story of Georgian nation's struggle for freedom since early 19th century till April 9, 1991 - when Georgia re-established sovereignty. The exposition will showcase original historical documents from 1918-1921, memorial items of the state, political and military figures of the first republic, periodicals and other artifacts. The exhibition will also showcase 14 posters - text, graphics and photo materials and copies of archived documents, as well as documentary footages related to the history of the Democratic Republic of Georgia.
Within the frameworks of the events dedicated to the 100 years anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, with the initiative of the Georgian Association in France, on May 26, at 3 pm, Georgian National Museum will honorably receive personal Chokha (traditional Georgian garment) of Kakutsa Cholokashvili - Georgian military officer and a commander of an anti-Soviet guerrilla movement.

The exhibition "The Democratic Republic of Georgia - 100 years" will host visitors from May 26 and the entrance will be free of charge.
Address: S. Janashia Museum of Georgia, Shota Rustaveli Ave. 3, Tbilisi, Georgia.