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.
Over 1,500 showpieces of medieval collection
July 6, 2016
Armenian culture has a history of thousands of centuries, spreading across the globe and finding its place in various museums worldwide. With a series of materials, PanARMENIAN.Net will tell about museums where the items of Armenian and Urartian culture are displayed. Hermitage, the biggest museum of Russia, is one of them.
Ahead of lifting visa requirements
June 28, 2016
Armenia and Iran are going to lift visa requirements. Iranians are frequent guests in our country, while Armenian citizens visit Iran rather rarely. PanARMENIAN.Net represents some Armenian artifacts which are located in Iran and represent great historical and cultural value.
Conflict of two writers
June 17, 2016
The publication of William Saroyan’s first book in 1934 drew the ire of Ernest Hemingway, who felt insulted by Saroyan’s remarks in “Seventy Thousand Assyrians”. In January 1935 edition of Esquire magazine Hemingway poured harsh criticism on Saroyan.
Contribution and development
June 9, 2016
Armenians have been living in Ethiopia for centuries; however, their contribution to the local music during the tenure of Emperor Haile Selassie I (1930-74) is the most interesting episode of this presence. PAN tells how Armenians found a place in the Ethiopian musical environment and promoted its development.
June 3, 2016
The culture of Armenian carpet weaving has the history of thousands of years. Archaeological findings, manuscripts and culturological research show that during centuries this craft was known both in neighboring countries and far away. It’s enough to mention that the oldest known carpet in the world, Pazyryk (5th century BC) was colored with vordan karmir (red dye-stuff made of Armenian cochineal), while researchers link its ornament to Armenian Highlands.
Innovator of his time
May 30, 2016
The famous Noravank monastery (XIII—XIV centuries) lies 122km to the southeast of Yerevan. It was designed by representative of Gladzor School of miniature painting Momik Vardapet, a master of fine arts, sculptor, painter and calligrapher.
When the priceless is sold. Part II
May 26, 2016
The canvases by Armenian-born maritime artist Hovhannes (Ivan) Aivazovsky have always been in demand at international auctions, fetching millions of dollars. PAN presents the most expensive paintings by the great master.
Illustration of Armenian history
May 21, 2016
At the end of the 19th century the Mekhitarist fathers requested famous Venetian artists to make an illustrated chronicle of Armenian history. The names of some are known to us: Giuliano Zasso, Giovanni Fusaro and Giuseppe Canella.