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National Gallery of Art

Bulevardi Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana, Albania
+355 4 222 6033
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Bulevardi Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana, Albania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoy seeing the work of artists in each country we visit. there is some interesting work in this gallery.

Thank 7continents-more2c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Strong men and heroic women, all happy to be working for the state. Big chests, large heads, lots of muscles. The women are studying blueprints and obviously empowered. It's period Soviet art like you may never have seen. Worth a visit but not long.

Thank garlec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me, all the painters were unknown ! What a big shame on me ! but what a great surprise to see so many new painters, paitings, A first must in Tirana/Albania !!

Thank 279tadeud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has a relatively small collection of Albania art. Very cheap to get in so I think it's worth a quick visit. The communist era paintings are cool, from a propaganda perspective.

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Socialist iconography in all its splendor with heroic workers at the factory etc... quite interesting and not that big so a quick visit is instructive. In the temporary exhibition hall there are other things (right now Italian art) that require a separate ticket. Given the...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 9 January 2017

not a big gllery, but nicely set out and great socialist realism pictures, just brilliant, shame they didn't have prints to buy

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 27 December 2016

When you enter in this old fashion building, you can find yourself exactly in an art museum. The paints belong to the ancient history, and some of them are piece of art from more than 200 hundreds years of story of painting in Albania. In...More

Thank Eduart G
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

If you want a quick primer on how things have changed in Albania over the past decade and a half, the National Art Museum is an excellent place to start. There is on permanent exhibit works of the Social Realists School, depicting the partisan struggle...More

1  Thank robertwD7057IG
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Interesting exhibitions but a very long lunch break means that the gallery os closed for three h ours in the afternoon

Thank NoisetteLondon
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The lecture was truly chilling, giving an insight of how Albanian artists were more or less terrorized into painting what the regime thought gave no indication of non communist values. This lecture was organised by Albanian Trip - the company that I travelled round Albania...More

Thank FlowerOxford
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