Arts and Culture

The Faces of Armenian Art

The Faces of Armenian Art

One of the reasons why you should visit Armenia is to encounter its rich arts and culture. To discover them, you don’t have to travel far around the city of Yerevan.

Statues will greet you from roundabouts and roadsides. Walk along an outdoor museum at the Art Vernissage (a French word meaning “market”), and you’ll meet painters who showcase and sell their art. Also, you can watch charcoal painters and spray paint artists work in the midst of Northern Avenue’s foot traffic.

But to visit an art exhibit is an entirely different experience.

My Armenian friend, Amalia, who is the daughter of sculptor Misak Melkonyan, invited my family and our friends to attend the Tekeyan Cultural Association’s annual awards ceremony and exhibition two weeks ago on May 23, 2017.

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