National Art Gallery of Albania
|National Arts Gallery of Albania|
Galeria Kombetare e Arteve
|Established||1946 (current building opened in 1956)|
|Location||Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tirana, Albania, Albania|
|Website||Galeria Kombetare e Arteve official website|
The National Arts Gallery of Albania (bevore: "National Gallery of Figurative Arts") (Albanian: Galeria Kombetare e Arteve) has a fund of over 4,000 works of art by Albanian and foreign authors, spanning seven centuries of Albanian cultural heritage.
National Gallery of Art is a state institution under the Ministry of Tourism , Culture , Youth and Sports . It operates in accordance with the Law on Museums and National Cultural Heritage Law of the Republic of Albania .
NGA works on the basis of her status which is approved by the Minister of Tourism , Culture, Youth and Sports , as well as its internal regulations . National Gallery of Art has its beginnings to the efforts of a group of Albanian artists and Arts Committee 1946 .
Pinakoteka was the first institution of fine arts in Albania . After a proper and multiple attempts at January 11, 1954 was officially opened to the public Gallery of Arts in Tirana .
In 1956 , following the acquisition of works of art fund , of creativity and acquisitions boom era , Gallery moved to a more suitable building , three stories in " Fortuzi " and numerous exhibition spaces , as inside and outside.
Gallery , worked in two main directions in the line of permanent exhibition and temporary exhibitions opening of Albanian and foreign artists . New visions about development and exposure to fine arts and purchases increased number of works of art and brought a demand for more functional building , which was inaugurated on 29 November 1974 , on the Boulevard " Martyrs of the Nation " building , where the today . This is the moment of reorganization and restructuring of the first , which consisted in establishing an administrative structure , which consisted of some relevant sectors and in view of artistic activities .
New Gallery Fund , up to this time had 340 works and in its archives were 240 registered authors . Since this year the NGA functions as the most important institution and the only national exposure , conservation , research , restoration , education , publishing , documentation and archiving of works of art in Bangladesh . By the Council of Ministers no . 350 , dated 10 . 8 . 1992, Art Gallery takes its name National Gallery with this motivation : " To better express the purpose and functioning of the body alone , which protects national interests and propagates Albanian fine arts ." Since 1949 until today , the National Gallery functions as the only cultural institution of its kind .
In 2009 the National Gallery of Art were undertaken significant investments , which consist of a qualitative reconstruction of interior spaces and return to their original project as close to the building , as well as the conception of a new online museum that responds knowledge , education and information to the public artistic domestic and foreign levels much higher .
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