Courses of traditional Georgian craft

29 March 2016

Georgian National Museum Open Air Museum of Ethnography within the National Folk Craft Support Program (with the support of UNESCO) presents the courses of traditional Georgian craft.

The main goal of the program is to preserve traditional craft in Georgia. Along with ongoing tendency for globalization, the popularization of craft and folk art becomes an inevitable part of preserving National traditions and culture in many different countries.

Visitors will have an amazing opportunity to meet masters of the traditional Georgian craft, explore and learn more about local traditions, take part in workshops and courses of crafting and save this part of the National tradition to future generations.

The program covers the following: carpet knitting on the loom, weaving Khevsurian garments, traditional joinery (woodcarving and cutting), traditional pottery and other traditional crafts.

The program will take place every weekend from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Those who register in advance will attend classes for free!

Registration will run from March 22 until March 31, 2016.  

For further information and registration please contact us every day except Monday from 10 am to 6 pm.: 2 72 90 45/46;  

Those who miss the registration period will attend the program paying the following prices:
Adult - 3 GEL
Student - 1 GEL
Children of School age - 0,50 GEL

The courses of traditional Georgian craft will last until June 27, 2016.  

Address: Giorgi Chitaia Open Air Museum of Ethnography, Turtle Lake Road 1.