Tbilisi: A large-scale exhibition dedicated to the history of Georgia will be opened in the National Museum of Krakow in 2024. The Georgian Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Thea Tsulukiani visited the National Museum in Krakow where she met its director, Andrzej Szczerski, and familiarized herself with the preparation process of the large-scale exhibition – “Golden Fleece – Art of Georgia”.
The meeting was attended by the Ambassador of Georgia to Poland, Diana Zhgenti, curator and screenwriter of the exhibition Miroslav Kruk, head of the Polish-Georgian museum cooperation project – “Culture beyond borders” – Dominika Treit and project coordinator Katarzyna Pavlovska.
From the side of Georgia, the preparation of the exhibition is led by the first deputy general director of the National Museum of Georgia, Sh. Nika Akhalbedashvili is the director of the Amiranashvili State Art Museum and Giorgi Kalandia is the director of the Art Palace-Culture History Museum.
As mentioned at the meeting, a large-scale exhibition dedicated to the history and culture of Georgia will be opened in 2024 in the National Museum of Krakow in Poland.
The exposition will introduce the European visitor to the rich culture of Georgia, the masterpieces of Georgian art, ethnographic and representative examples of being, as well as outstanding examples of martial arts.
It is planned to present the works of the best representatives of Georgian modernism. A two-volume bilingual catalog will be prepared and published for the exhibition.
Notably, for the first time, a number of notable Georgian artifacts and manuscripts preserved in various Polish museums will be exhibited.
The participants in the process of preparing the exhibition include: Janashia State Museum, Sh. Amiranashvili State Art Museum, I. Grishashvili Tbilisi History Museum, Georgian Art Palace-Culture History Museum, Zugdidi Dadian Palaces Historical-Architectural Museum, N. Kutaisi State Museum named after Berdzenishvili and Batumi Archaeological Museum.
The director of the National Museum of Krakow thanked the Georgian side for its active cooperation.