The “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition marked its closing day on Saturday, June 11, 2016 with hundreds of visitors and free docent-led tours organized by the Armenian American Museum.
Since its international debut on April 16, 2016 at the Brand Library & Art Center, the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition has hosted thousands of organized tours including private & public school, community organizations, and City of Glendale officials. The Armenian American Museum and the Brand Library & Art Center have also organized weekly programs geared toward attracting diverse audiences to the exhibition and shedding light on a broad range of multi-cultural themes and social justice issues.
The “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition is presented by The City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department in partnership with the Armenian American Museum and is curated by the Museo Memoria y Tolerancia [Museum of Memory & Tolerance] in Mexico City. The exhibition illustrates early Armenian culture on their ancestral lands and provides insight into the events which led to the 1915 Armenian Genocide. The exhibition highlights the unique contributions of the international Armenian diaspora with a focus on survivors who settled in Mexico during the early 20th century.
For more information about the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition and featured programs, please visit www.ArmenianAmericanMuseum.org or contact the Brand Library at (818) 548-2051.