Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts
ADDRESS: 1 L. Gudiashvili St.; TEL: +995 (32) 299 99 09 WORKING HOURS: every day except Monday – 10:00 – 18:00 TICKET PRICE: Adult – 1.5 Gel (at temporary exhibitions – 3 Gel) , children – 1.00 Gel, students – 1.00 Gel. Guided tour – 10.00 Gel. The Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts was established in Tbilisi in 1920 as the National Arts Gallery of Georgia. The Museum houses the best-known samples of Georgian artwork. Various collections of the Museum preserve approximately sixty thousand objects. The Museum is distinguished for its Georgian goldsmithry pieces dating back to the VIII-XIX centuries. The most significant exhibits are the icon of the Zarzma Monastery, the Chalice of Bedia, Anchistkhati and Khakhuli Triptychs and Processional Liturgical Crosses. Unique are the exhibits of cut-enamel, jewelry and art textiles from the VIII-XV cc. The Museum stores the works of famous Georgian painters Niko Pirosmanishvili, Lado Gudiashvili, Elene Akvlediani, David Kakabadze, and others. The Museum also hosts collections of Russian, Western Europe and Oriental artworks.