Press Releases

03 August 2021

Prehistoric wild dog found on a 1.8-million-year-old site in Dmanisi

The scientific journal Nature published an article “The early hunting dog from Dmanisi with comments on the social behaviour in Canidae and hominins“ about the teeth and jaw fragments, found at Georgia’s 1.8-million-year-old Dmanisi Site, that belong to an extinct canid known as the Eurasian hunting dog. The fossil is the oldest of its kind yet found.
21 July 2021

The gift from the German Archaeological Institute to the Georgian National Museum

On 20th of July 2021 professor Svend Hansen, the director of the Eurasia Department of the German Archaeological Institute has donated a fabric made by German and Georgian specialists based on the results of joint researches.
14 July 2021

Life and Death - Glory of Pompeii

From July 18, the Vani Archeological Museum will host the exhibition "Life and Death – Glory of Pompeii", devised by ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK OF POMPEII, and organized by the Georgian National Museum and the Embassy of Italy in Georgia. The exhibition will present a variety of archeological material from the deposits of Archaeological Park of Pompeii.   
06 July 2021

GNM Workshop on Museum Education and Outreach

On July 9, the Georgian National Museum Educational Department invites you to participate in an online workshop on museum education and outreach.   
01 July 2021

Mariam Akhobadze`s solo exhibition “Ordinary Life”

Tbilisi History Museum presents Mariam Akhobadze's solo exhibition “Ordinary Life". 
28 June 2021

The exhibition "Tbilisi has fallen a hundred times, and…

Georgian National Museum presents the exhibition "Tbilisi has fallen a hundred times and ..." at the Tbilisi History Museum. Over 50 artworks from the museum’s collection will be displayed at two exhibition spaces on the theme of historical upheavals, battles, and many times restored the appearance of the city.
18 June 2021

Pompeii treasures will be displayed at the Vani Archeological Museum

In July-August 2021, the Vani Archeological Museum will host the exhibition "Life and Death - Glorious Pompeii" organized by the Georgian National Museum and the Embassy of Italy in Georgia. An important episode in the history of the ancient world will be presented for the first time in Georgia, which narrates the story of the glorious ancient Roman city of Pompeii, covered with ashes after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24 in 79 AD. 
03 June 2021

Tamo Jugeli and Nina Kintsurashvili`s group exhibition `Limen`

Gallery Artbeat presents Tamo Jugeli and Nina Kintsurashvili's group exhibition 'Limen' at GNM, Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography. 
27 May 2021

Exhibition of memorabilia of the National Hero of Georgia General Giorgi Kvinitadze

From May 26, Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia hosts an exhibition of memorabilia of the national hero, a well-known Georgian military leader, the last general of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Georgia - General Giorgi Kvinitadze (1874-1970).
17 May 2021

Georgian National Museum Fest 2021 - Program

In celebration of the International Museum Day, we traditionally present Georgian National Museum Festival. On May 18-25, curatorial tours, educational programs, book presentations, public lectures and temporary exhibitions will be held at every museum under the Georgian National Museum umbrella. 
16 May 2021

GNM Fest 2021: May 18 – International Museum Day!

On the occasion of the International Museum Day, on May 18, from 10:00 to 17:30, admission to all museums under the GNM complex is free! At 14:00 and 16:00, each museum offers curator tours and educational meetings.