D. Kakabadze Kutaisi art gallery
D. Kakabadze Kutaisi art gallery

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Organisation and Management
“David Kakabadze Gallery of Visual Arts of Kutaisi” was established in 1967. The sphere of the business of the gallery is to reveal, collect, document, protect and study the cultural heritage objects, and organize their exhibitions.
The gallery stores famous Georgian painters’ works (about 3000 items in total, that include: painting, graphic, sculpture, applied art, etc.). The gallery also includes the works of contemporary european artists/planners.
The gallery consists of four exhibitions halls; two of them are used for the permanent exhibitions and the other two for temporary exhibitions. The gallery can be rented.
Manager - Eliso Chogovadze (Art Historian), +995 99 253 575

Strategy/Priorities
The main directions of the gallery activities are: the popularization of contemporary arts, support of contemporary arts’ development, support of young artists, support of folk art, the organization and implementation of poetic and musical events. The gallery also greatly considers regional art and its contribution to the Georgian artistic heritage.


Exhibitions and Events
2010
Exhibition of Folk arts and the masters of the folk arts
Puppet exhibition (artist of the puppets--Magda Gvineria)
"Architects Without Borders”
Solo exhibition of Giorgi Chigladze
Exhibition of the Keti Matabeli and Keti Gagnidze paintings
Exhibition of exponents from the Ajara Arts Museum
Solo exhibition of Natia Surguladze
Exhibition of the works of the students of Ak.Tsereteli Institute of Light Industry
Exhibition dedicated to the Kakheti days

2009
Exhibition of Temur Dzidziguri photo works
Exhibition-sale of Georgian woolen fabric
Solo exhibition of self-taught painter Qristine Qajaia
“Architectural Heritage of 20th century France” photo exhibition
Exhibition dedicated to May 2nd “Views on Kutaisi”
Kutaisi artists, 1991-1993, Retrospective exhibition
Ajarian artists Jemal Gorgiladze solo exhibition dedicated to the Ajarian days
Solo exhibition of Zaza Chigladze
Exhibition of Iranian applied art and poligraphic works
Exhibition dedicated to Kutaisi football 100-year aniversary
Exhibition of self-made artists
Regional exhibition of folk art
Exhibition “Imereti dedachemi” dedicated to the David Kakabadze 120-year aniversary
Ambassadors of Jazz – photo exhibition
“Art Therapy” exhibition of the works of Khoni psycho-neurology hospital
“China Kaleidoscope” – photo exhibition
Irakli Abashidze memmorial photo exhibition

2008
Retrospective exhibition of Georgian artists
Exhibition-sale of Gocha Chkhaidze and Elke Polak works
Exhibition-sale of Kutaisian artists’ works
Exhibition of self-taught artists
Exhibition of Temur Tadumadze
Puppet exhibition "Alilo” (by artist Magda Gvineria)

The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 – 18:00

Contact
Rustaveli St., 8, Kutaisi, Georgia
8 231 4 23 29
8 231 5 03 49
+995 99 253 575
artgallery67@mail.ru





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