A temporary exhibition entitled “Chess and Entertainment” has been held at the History Museum of Armenia. In which World Chess Champion Tigran Petrosyan’s chessboard and laurel, as well as chess from the 10th-13th centuries and chess stones of 1885 from the Aparan village of Melik and a number of other archival materials were exhibited.
The History Museum of Armenia represents the exhibition entitled “ARARAT 73”, dedicated to the legendary “ARARAT” football team’s victory in 1973. The exhibition presents: – GOLDEN CUP donated to “ARARAT” football club by “ARARAT” daily newspaper, published in Beirut – WINNING GAME BALL signed by football players and coaches – “ARARAT 73” TEAM’S CAPTAIN HOVHANNES ZANAZANYAN’S SHIRT – PHOTOGRAPHS, BADGES on the occasion of victory in 1973.
From September 21, 2018 to January 13, 2019, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will host an exclusive exhibition entitled ARMENIA, presenting the historical and cultural heritage of the Armenian people: starting with the adoption of Christianity (4th century ) and the invention of the Armenian alphabet (5th century) to the 17th century. The exhibition will open on September 21, 2018, marking Armenia’s Independence Day. Along with eighty-one selected samples from Armenia’s large museums [...]
The history museum of Armenia presents: EXHIBITION «Materials of the Western Armenian Ethnography from Saint Petersburg» May 15 - June 15 of 2019 Exceptional objects and photographs concerning the ethnography of the Western Armenia, acquired at the end of the 19th c. and in the beginning of the 20th c., are represented in the exhibition.
The History Museum of Armenia is participating in «The Joint Exhibition of Asian Civilizations», at the National Museum of China from May 13, 2019 to August 11, 2019, where other institutions and museums representing the heritage of Asian peoples are taking part as well. The exhibition is hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the National Cultural Heritage Administration of the People's Republic of China, with the support of the Embassy of Armenia in China and the Embassy of Chin [...]
"I am Ashurbanipal: King of the world, King of Assyria" The History Museum of Armenia is participating at the international exhibition "I am Ashurbanipal: King of the world, King of Assyria " to be held at the British Museum in London from November 8, 2018 to February 24, 2019. The aim of this exhibition is to show the origins and development of Western artistic traditions, the roots of which derived from the interactions of cultures of the countries in the Ancient Near East and the Mediterranea [...]
ARMENIA AND IRAN. MEMORY OF THE LAND From October 17, 2017 to January 17, 2018, the National Museum of Iran will host an exhibition called ARMENIA and IRAN. MEMORY OF THE LAND. This is indeed a historic event in the centuries-old cultural life of our two neighboring nations. For the first time 103 specimens of the History Museum of Armenia and the National Museum of Iran will be presented side by side (from the 4th millennium B.C. to the 1st century B.C.) to demonstrate the unique reality of rel [...]
100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia and Heroic Battles in May On May 25, within the framework of the festive events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia and the Heroic battles in May, the exhibition entitled “The First Republic of Armenia: a Retrospective of Hundred Years” opened at the History Museum of Armenia. The purpose of this exhibition is to newly present the events of this important period in the Armenian history, which had a decisive signif [...]
Along with sculpture and miniature painting, carpets are one of the best manifestations of the distinct culture of the Armenian people. Armenian carpets are ornamented “texts”, in which the sanctified symbols of our ancestors’ beliefs, worship and religious notions, coming from the depths of millennia, have been preserved. Armenian carpets adhere to traditions. Imitation and representation of the same ornament-ideogram in countless variations of style and colour comprise the basis of every new c [...]
Armenian traditional costumes with their stable characteristic features, going deep into the centuries, are a specific indication of the origins, development and historical fate of the Armenian people and reflect their cultural identity and certain peculiarities of national temperament. Notwithstanding wars, migrations and foreign dominations in the course of millennia, the Armenian people managed to preserve the symbolic notions and ideas of centuries-old clothing forms, ornaments and colours i [...]