Publications

Journal “Spektri” 1, 2011

There is published journal “Spektri” # 1 2011 which includes various articles about issues of Cultural Heritage (Asnat Okropiridze -To decoration of south window of Khakhuli, Samson Lezhava – Old dwelling house in village Chiriki , Nestan Tatarashvili – Architectural Heritage of German in Georgia, Irma Dolidze – For The Issue of Study of Encolpion), Museums (Inga Karaia – Cultural tourism in 21st Museums, Lois H. Silverman and Mark O’Neill – Change and Complexity in the 21st-Century Museum, translated from English into Georgian by Lana Karaia), Art (Nana Kipiani -Interview with Jannis Kounellis, Ekaterine Kiknadze – Landscape specificities of Edmond Kalandadze). In Georgian language (resume in English), publisher: ICOM National Committee in Georgia and Georgian Museum Association, editors: Inga Karaia, Samson Lejava, Lasha Karaia (computer design). Format A-4, pages: 72; ISSN 1512-2190.

Barry and Gail Dexter Lord, The Manual of Museum Exhibitions

Manual a practical, hands-on, comprehensive guide to the entire process of planning, designing, producing and evaluating exhibitions for museums of all kinds. Conceived, organized and edited by Barry and Gail Lord, this book includes contributions by masters of each step in the comlex art of museum exhibition making. Proj¬ect author & editor: Inga Karaia, translation: Salome Tsiskarishvili, editor: Maka Burchuladze, designer: Lasha karaia. The publishing was financed by Ministry of Culture, Monuments Protection and Sport of Georgia with the support of ICOM National Committee in Georgia and State Silk Museum. Format: A-4, 480 pages, 800 items. Free of charge for all Georgian Museums. 2009

Knight’s hall (Samples of Military equipment)

Knight’s hall (Samples of Military equipment) – Brochure. Dadiani Palaces History-Architectural Museum. Caucasus, Russian, European, African and Asian military equipment items of different times. The publishing was financed by Open Society – Georgia Foundation with the support of ICOM National Committee in Georgia. Project & text author: Giorgi Kalandia, chair of Dadiani Palaces Rescue. Editor: Inga Karaia, Designer: Lasha Karaia. Format: A-5, 16 pages, 1000 items.

Guide of Georgian Museums

The book consists of the following: texts (in Georgian and English) and images and information of 223 museums in Georgia (name of the museum, contact information, location, type, amount of stored exhibits and important collections, funds and departments, logistical data), maps of the regions of Georgia. Authors: Inga Karaia, Maka Burchuladze, Lasha Karaia, Salome Tsiskarishvili. The book was prepared for the press by the Georgian Museum Association & ICOM National Committee in Georgia. The publishing was financed by the Ministry of Culture, Monuments Protection and Sport of Georgia. The book information: Format A-5, 200 pages, more 400 colour images, 1000 items. 2006

About museums

The book consists of following articles: laws of Georgia About Cultural Heritage Protection, About Importation and Exportation in Georgia of the Cultural Values, About Museums, Constitutional Agreement between Georgian State and Georgian Apostolic Autocephalous Orthodox Church, The State Target Program for Cultural Heritage (the museum reform program), Inventory of Georgian Museums, Rules for Lending of Museum Items, About Lending of Items (Georgian National Museum), ICOM Mission, ICOM Code of Ethics, ICOM Statute, ICOM Recommendations for International Museum Day, Recommendation of the Parliamentary Council of the Council of Europe Private Management of the Cultural Property, International Committees and Regional Organizations of ICOM, web-site addresses of international museum organizations and museums, Code of Cultural Heritage of France, structure and financing issues of British museums, Several aspects of museum issues in US, grant application form, contact information of Georgian museums. Authors: Inga Karaia, Maka Burchuladze, Lasha Karaia, Amiran Ananiashvili, Salome Tsiskarishvili. The book was prepared for the press by the Georgian Museum Association & ICOM National Committee in Georgia. The publishing was financed by the Ministry of Culture, Monuments Protection and Sport of Georgia. The book format: A-5, 300 pages, 1000 items. 2006