Interesting historic facts about Yerevan

Due to the current situation in the Republic Yerevan History Museum,alongside with other museums , continues its online style of work.

YEREVAN WITH NANSEN’S EYES

SUMMARY

Great humanist of the 20th century, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Fridtjof Nansen visited Armenia in 1925. As a result of this trip a valuable book entitled ,,Cheated Nation’’ was written and dedicated to Armenia, it’s history and culture. The book has been translated into several languages. There are interesting memoirs in this book about Nansen’s visit to Yerevan.

URARTIAN MOTIVES IN ARMENIAN DECORATIVE-APPLIEDARTS OF THE SECOND HALF XXCENTURYAND THEBEGINNING OF THE XXI CENTURY (METAL WORK AND CARPET WEAVING ART)

Archeological excavations done by academic Piotrovsky from 1930 in Karmir-Blur and later by K.Hovhannisyan from1952 to 1970in ArinBerd (Erebuni) openedthe first chapters of Armenian history and culture for the humanity, the kingdom of Urartu. Excellent items of decorative arts, such us products from gold, bronze and clay were preserved from that ancient time.

Dear citizens, guests of our capital

The health of every visitor and our staff who interacts with many visitors and tourists is paramount to us all, so due to epidemic situation in our country, Yerevan History Museum being a public, cultural, educational, and entertainment venue will be closed until March 23.

Hope, faith, patience and health. We love you all!

At “Tashir Street Shopping Gallery” are presented exhibiting copies of taraz from Yerevan History Museum’s costume collection

Dear citizens and guests of the capital

On the occasion of Women’s Day, from March 8 to April 7, at Tashir Street Shopping Gallery on Northern Avenue, in collaboration with Yerevan History Museum and Tashir Street is presented a beautiful project of exhibiting copies of taraz (Armenian traditional costume) from Yerevan History Museum’s costume collection.

FROM THE HISTORY OF THE CREATION OF NEWCOMPATRIOTIC DISTRICTS CONSTRUCTED DURINGTHE 1940-1970SS REPATRIATION AND THEIR TOPONYMY

SUMMARY

In Armenia, the first settlements and districts on the principle of compatriotism were founded in the 1920s-1930s (Nor (New) Arabkir, Nor Malatia, Nor Sebastia). In 1946-1948 and thereafter the process continued. On the flat plateau called “Kirza” Nor Zeytun district was erected in 1947. It was later divided between Verin (Upper) and Nerkin (Lower) Zeytuns.

SUMMARY ON SOME ORNAMENTS OF CERAMICIN SHENGAVIT SETTLEMENT

Ornament belts are of paramount importance in the ornament-motif- system of Kura-Araxs Ceramics. It is worth to mention that the various motifs of ornaments and methods for making them do really make these ornament belts special.

Centers for tourists’ information support to be working on New Year and Christmas holidays

To provide the tourists spending their New Year and Christmas holidays in Yerevan with necessary information the centre for info support is open in the territory of the Christmas fair (2nd pavilion). The centre is open every day up to December 13 of 2020, from 11:00 till 20:00.

The Christmas Tree Has Been Decorated With Handmade Toys

 

The Christmas tree in the Yerevan History Museum was decorated with handmade toys that were made by young visitors of the museum.

“Living Painting”. Project Presentation at Yerevan History Museum

On December 11, at 16:00 at Yerevan History Museum will be held the presentation of the project “Living Painting” implemented through a grant provided by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The aim of the project is – through modern technologies unveil the canvas of the famous painter Vahan Khorenyan (1928-2004) “The Constructors of Yerevan” (1957)where the construction of pink Yerevan is depicted.

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