Topic: Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK — Filmmaker Atom Egoyan and composer Mary Kouyoumdjian have partnered with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and created an original work titled “They Will Take My Island,” about the late painter Arshile Gorky. The premier[...]

NEW YORK — On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm ET, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present the digital world premiere of Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian and Oscar-nominated Armenian-Canadian filmmaker Atom[...]

NEW YORK — This past week, two major cultural institutions in the US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the J. Paul Getty Trust, issued statements urging the protection of cultural sites in Artsakh. Dan Weiss, President and[...]

By Alice Nigoghosian SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — On June 12, the Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum and Richard Manoogian, chairman of the Board of the Armenian Apostolic Society, hosted a special event at the St. John Armenian Church Cultural Hall[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — It was altogether appropriate that, a few days after Thanksgiving, New York’s St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral should ring with “spiritual gratitude” for the monumental “Armenia!” exhibit at the[...]

By Nancy Kalajian BELMONT, Mass. — Kind, the name on the breakfast bar, said it all, and set a welcoming tone for the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) bus trip to view the “Armenia!” exhibit and attend[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — Look in any direction and you’ll see richly illuminated manuscripts, opulent gilded reliquaries, rare textiles, exquisitely carved khatchkars, precious liturgical woodwork, rare printed books — and the[...]

NEW YORK — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan joined Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II to visit a major exhibition titled “Armenia!” at New York’s Metropolitan Museum. He toured the exhibition halls to get acquainted[...]

NEW YORK — The “Armenia!” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is set to open on September 22, 2018, and run through January 13, 2019. This major exhibition will feature rare works of Armenian art from around the world — many[...]

NEW YORK — Dr. Helen Evans, the Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been appointed the Nikit and Eleanora Ordjanian Visiting Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian[...]