Announcement for the Summer School Program “Journey Through Georgian Heritage”

Summer School Overview The Tbilisi Museums Union offers school students a unique opportunity to participate in a fully funded summer school, "Journey Through Georgian Heritage," from July 8 to 19. During the two weeks, participants will visit various museums within the Tbilisi Museums Union and learn about prominent figures from the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Ilia Chavchavadze, Nikoloz...

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Representatives from BP Georgia Office Visit Tbilisi Museums Union

On March 29, 2024, representatives from the BP Georgia office, including Eter Kvirikashvili, leader of BP's social investment programs in Georgia, and Irina Khantadze, executive director of the consulting and training center CTC, visited the Ilia Chavchavadze Literary-Memorial Museum of Tbilisi Museums. During the visit, Nini Sanadiradze, General Director of the Tbilisi Museums Association, briefed the invited guests on the...

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Call for Papers: Joint Conference on “House Museums at the Crossroads: Empowering Social Change?” by DEMHIST, ICOM MPR, ICOM Georgia, and Tbilisi Museums Union

Save the Date: 25-29 September 2024 Tbilisi, Georgia Join us at the collaborative conference hosted by DEMHIST, ICOM MPR, ICOM Georgia, and Tbilisi Museums Union: "House Museums at the Crossroads: Empowering Social Change." We invite your participation in this joint conference focused on "House Museums at the Crossroads: How Do We Empower Social Change?" Share your insights through papers, posters,...

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The Tbilisi Museums Union Mobile Application

On January 25, the Tbilisi Museums Union - Ilia Chavchavadze Literary-Memorial Museum introduced the Tbilisi Museums Union mobile application during its traditional "Thursday“ event. The mobile application is a pioneering initiative in the Tbilisi museum space. It not only showcases the history and educational programs of the Tbilisi Museums Association but also integrates a cognitive component, offering a new museum...

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Conference-Vakhtang Chabukiani and XX century

"Georgian Culture and the 20th Century" is a multidisciplinary project aiming to engage researchers from various disciplines to construct a multifaceted depiction of the connection between the era and the artist. The mission of the Tbilisi Museums Union is to give museums a new role in modern society, which can be described as a synthesis of the preservation of traditional...

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Ilia’s Thursday – Presentation of Publication “Ilia’s Tbilisi”

As part of Ilia’s Thursday, on December 21, the Tbilisi Museums Union - Ilia Chavchavadze Literary Memorial Museum introduced their latest publication titled "Ilia’s Tbilisi." "Ilia’s Tbilisi" marks the fourth installment in the "Tbilisi" series of publications initiated by the Tbilisi Museums Union. Building upon the success of its predecessors - "Galaktioni and Tbilisi," "Ilia and Tbilisi," and "Nikoloz Baratashvili...

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More Innovation and Public Involvement in the Tbilisi Museums Union – Final Presentation of the Project

On December 6, 2023, the final review of the "More Innovation and Public Involvement in the Tbilisi Museums Union" project, funded by BP, took place at the Tbilisi Museums Union - Ilia Chavchavadze Literary Memorial Museum. Additionally, a presentation showcasing the installation of solar panels at the same museum was held concurrently. This marks a significant milestone as the museum...

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Memorandum of Cooperation: Union of Tbilisi Museums and State Service of Veterans Affairs

On November 27, 2023, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the Union of Tbilisi Museums and the State Service of Veterans Affairs. Within the framework of this memorandum, the parties will participate in the organized educational processes of the Union of Tbilisi Museums and will implement various projects as part of their joint activities. Dr.Nini Sanadiradze, the Director General...

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Unveiling the Upgraded Restoration and Conservation Scientific Research Laboratory at the Union of Tbilisi Museums

As a result of the project 'Foster Innovation and Public Benefit of the Union of Tbilisi Museums,' funded by BP, the scientific and technical infrastructure of the Restoration and Conservation Laboratory at the Tbilisi Museums Association underwent significant updates. The project was conducted in collaboration with the Consultation and Training Center (CTC) and the Union of Tbilisi Museums. On November...

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Ilia’s Thursday – Public Lecture of Malkhaz Erqvanidze “Challenges in Adapting Georgian Church Hymns to Musical Notation and Traditional Georgian Music”

As a part of Ilia’s Thursday, public lecture “Challenges in Adapting Georgian Church Hymns to Musical Notation and Traditional Georgian Music", in cooperation with "Tbilisi Baroque Festival", was conducted by Malkhaz Erkvanidze, Doctor of Social Sciences. Within the framework of the public meeting, the speaker discussed the history of transferring Georgian church hymns to notes and the importance of the...

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Esma Mania’s Public Lecture “Perspectives for the Portrait of Ilia Chavchavadze”

On October 19, Esma Mania, a researcher at the Korneli Kekelidze Georgian National Center of Manuscripts, gave a public lecture "Perspectives for the Portrait of Ilia Chavchavadze (Observations from Personal Archive)" at the Ilia Chavchavadze Literary-Memorial Museum as part of the Ilia’s "Thursdays". The speaker presented twelve different angles of Ilia Chavchavadze's portrait, emphasized various perspectives of Ilia such as...

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The Union of Tbilisi Museums Joins CAMOC Annual Conference “Changing Cities, Changing Museums”

The Union of Tbilisi Museums is proud to announce its participation in the annual international conference hosted by the City Museums Committee (CAMOC) of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). On October 16, 2023, the doors opened to the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) for the annual international conference of the City Museums Committee (CAMOC), themed "Changed...

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The beneficiaries of Caritas Georgia visited the Union of Tbilisi Museums

On October 13, 2023, beneficiaries of the Elderly Day Care Center “Harmony” of the Caritas Georgia Social Protection Program visited the Zakaria Paliashvili Memorial House-Museum of the Union of Tbilisi Museums. The program participants had a tour of the museum and also took part in the educational and cognitive program "The World of Folklore". During the program, they have seen...

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International Literacy Day at the Union of Tbilisi Museums

On October 13, 2023, within the framework of the USAID Basic Education Program "15 Minutes of Reading" project was organized at the Ilia Chavchavadze Literary-Memorial Museum. On the occasion of the International Literacy Day, the museum staff gave the memorial museum tour to the invited guests and shared important facts and events pertained to the Ilia Chavchavadze Literary-Memorial Museum, as...

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