Armenian King in western culture
November 10, 2016
Armenian King Tigranes the Great had served as a source of inspiration not only for the local historians and artists but also for European cultural luminaries. Being the hero of more than 20 operas, the King occupied a specific place in European music culture. PAN will tell about these operas and their authors.
Ahead of Europe
October 18, 2016
The Renaissance in Armenia started long before it arrived in Europe. Humanistic ideas characteristic for Renaissance were not re-opened in Armenia but ‘crystallized’ in line with the Christian norms. In Armenian reality, this period was the continuation of pre-Christian ideas, which evolved into new practice, giving birth to new art and outlook.
Necropolis treasures in Armenian village
September 29, 2016
Excavations in village of Karashamb started in 1987. Since then, about 800 graves containing jewels, weapons, pottery and china items have been discovered. The findings shed light not only on the funeral practice of the ancient times but also on the way of life of that civilization.
Modest artist with great heritage
September 21, 2016
When writing about painter Kamo Nigaryan, you come across some paradox, which can be compared to the feelings of an archaeologist who discovers an unknown object. He tries to understand the structure of the finding, its style and date of creation, as well as get any information about it. However, failing to find any info, the scientist produces his own conclusion, basing on his experience and impression from the discovery. No one knows how precise the conclusion is and there is a lot of room for speculation.
September 2, 2016
With its weaving peculiarities and aesthetic value, the Armenian carpet was highly prized in many countries, including Medieval Europe, where it was depicted by various artists. PanARMENIAN.Net continues to present the works in which the Armenian carpet found its worthy place.
August 27, 2016
Armenian culture has been preserved through millennia. Nowadays, various artifacts are kept at museums across the globe, being pearls of different collections.
Armenian, Greek, Assyrian and Jewish heritage of Ottoman Empire
August 12, 2016
In the framework of a cultural heritage inventory project, the Hrant Dink Foundation carried out a research on Armenian, Greek, Assyrian and Jewish churches, synagogues, monasteries, schools, hospitals and cemeteries in Turkey.
August 1, 2016
Preserved through millennia, the Armenian culture is no being represented at various museums of the world. PanARMENIAN.Net will tell about the Armenian artifacts kept at museums across the United States.
Over 20,000 objects
July 26, 2016
The Armenian Museum of America (AMA) was created to locate, collect, preserve, and present the culture, history, art, and contributions of the Armenian people during the past 3,000 years. Founded in 1971 and located in Watertown, Massachusetts, United States, the AMA is an institution that has the largest collection of Armenian artifacts in North America.
Over 175 manuscripts
July 15, 2016
With a history going through millennia, the Armenian culture is represented at museums across the globe, attracting attention of visitors. The British Museum in London is one of the places where numerous Armenian artifacts are displayed.