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Municipal museums join International Day of Museums and “Museum Night” program


On May 18, on the event of the International Day of Museums and within the scope of “Museum Night” program the municipal museums of Yerevan will be open till midnight and will organize a number of actions.


Yerevan History Museum
The exhibition of the painting called “Summer in Jajur” by Minas and other works by 12 eminent painters opens at 19:00.
The exhibition entitled “Two cities: rethinking” by photographer Marina Anakhatunyan from Canada opens at 20:00.

“Erebuni” historical-archaeological reserve-museum
At 11:00-24:00 –“Rural landscape heritage in the context of Armenian culture” exhibition.
16:00-19:00 “Traditions of pottery” master class.
16:00-17:00 Show of archery traditions I the area of Erebuni citadel
17:00-18:00 “Let’s dig together”: diggings with the participation of the pupils of “Young Archeologist” school and other school-aged children
18:00-20:00 Show of films about archaeological heritage
18:00-20:00 “Frescos of Erebuni”: show class of carpet weaver by the pupils of Voskevaz and Ujan art schools.
21:00-22:00 Performance of “Aerogi” shadow theater
22:00-24:00 night walk in “Erebuni” fortress
23:30-24:00 Armenian folk music performance


Modern Art Museum
18:00 personal exhibition of Artyom Ter-Ghazaryan’s works
18:30 performance dedicated to Hovhannes Tumanyan’s 150th anniversary
19:00 music program


“Karen Demirchyan” museum
11:00-24:00 “Believing in rebirth” thematic exhibition

Fridtjof Nansen museum
15:00 discussion of the book entitled “Hope flower” written by Shushanik Nalbandyan
17:00 Show of the documentary film entitled “ Conscience of Fridtjof Nansen’s world”
The admission to museums is traditionally free of charge.

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