About Sights – The Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

Elene Akhvlediani (Georgian: ელენე ახვლედიანი) (1898–1975) was a 20th century Georgian painter, graphic artist, costume designer and theater decorator.

A Portrait of Elene Akhvlediani

A Portrait of Elene Akhvlediani

Akhvlediani is particularly known for her beautiful depictions of Georgian towns.

Painting of a Georgian town by Elene Akhvlediani

Painting of a Georgian town by Elene Akhvlediani

A year after her death, a museum was established in the house that she lived in. The Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum contains over three thousand items related to her life and her art, including pictorial and graphic artworks, theatrical sketches, costumes, book illustrations, photographs, and personal archives.

Akhvlediani's desk at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

Akhvlediani’s desk at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

The Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

The Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

The Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

The Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

Akhvlediani's art displayed at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

Akhvlediani’s art displayed at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

Akhvlediani's workdesk at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

Akhvlediani’s workdesk at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

Opening hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm every day except Mondays.

Address: 12, Kiacheli str., 0108, Tbilisi.

A portrait of Akhvlediani at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

A portrait of Akhvlediani at the Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum

All photos courtesy of the Georgian National Museum.

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2 Responses to “About Sights – The Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum”
  1. rumpydog says:

    What a wonderful ace to visit!

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