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Vani Archaeological Museum

Vani Archaeological Museum Nominated for European Museum of the Year Awards

Organised by the European Museum Forum and hosted this year by MUHBA – Museu Historia de Barcelona, the EMYA2023 Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony will take place in Barcelona from 3 to 6 May 2023.


The Vani Archaeological Museum has been nominated for these prestigious awards, the scheme design aims to shape new perspectives and understandings of the city-site of Vani, an archaeological site of significant national and cultural value in Georgia.

Ellis Williams recently worked with the Museum in a major remodelling, refurbishment and extension scheme which provided a more contemporary presentation of the exhibits, a more immersive visitor experience within the exhibition space, a modern conservational treatment facility and an enhanced link between the museum and it’s rich archaeological surroundings.

The remodelled facilities provide modern exhibition spaces, a welcoming new entrance area and improved visitor circulation, whilst the new 3-storey extension offers additional flexible exhibition space, a new cafeteria / restaurant and a major new auditorium – creating an exciting new cultural and educational hub.


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