Topic: Metropolitan Museum of Art

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[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — “Armenian art is not something isolated. It is woven into a global network, and needs to be understood for what makes it specifically Armenian,” declared Dr. Helen Evans, to an enthusiastic crowd of[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK —For the first time in the history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a large-scale exhibition dedicated solely to the Armenian history and culture in the medieval period will[...]