Readiness for Emergency Situations at National Museums, State Archives and Libraries and Analysis of the Legislative Framework
On December 9, 2016 Blue Shield Georgia National Committee will present research findings: “Readiness for Emergency Situations at National Museums, State Archives and Libraries and Analysis of the Legislative Framework”.
The research was carried out in 13 institutions, out of which 6 (Georgian National Archive, Georgian National Centre of Manuscripts, George Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation, TSU Library, National Scientific Library of Georgia, National Parliamentary Library of Georgia) basically has collections of paper documents and the 7 of them are museums (National Museum, Tbilisi State Silk Museum, Batumi archeological museum, Adjara Museum of Art, Kh. Akhvlediani Museum of Local Lore, Khashuri Museum of Local Lore, Sergi Makalatia Gori Historical and Ethnographic Museum).
The research has revealed the challenges faced by each institutions regarding safety policy, risk analysis, insurance of exhibits readiness of staff, etc. Blue Shield Georgia has prepared recommendations in response to these challenges.
Presentation of the research findings will be held at Blue Shield Georgia office on 9 December, 2016 at 16:00. Address: A. Tsereteli Avenue N72, II floor.
The research has been carried out by Blue Shield Georgia with support of Swedish Institute and cooperation with “Cultural Heritage Without Borders” The presentation is held within the Round Table cycle, dedicated to cultural heritage protection issues.