On Saturday, April 30, 2016, “Commemoration as Public Art” was held at Brand Library & Art Center with leading artists, architects, and activists discussing the role of permanent public art as a form of commemoration. Panelists included Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee’s Memorial Designer Catherine Menard, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust in Pan Pacific Park Architect and Lead Designer Hagy Belzberg, and Korean American Forum of California Executive Director Phyllis Kim. The panel was moderated by Artist Ara Oshagan.
The program is part of a series programs taking place in conjunction with “Armenia: An Open Wound,” an exhibition presented by the City of Glendale, CA Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department in partnership with the Armenian American Museum. The exhibition was curated by the Museo Memoria y Tolerancia in Mexico City. The exhibition will be on view at the Brand Library & Art Center from April 16 to June 11, 2016.
For more information about the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition and featured programs, please visit www.ArmenianAmericanMuseum.org or contact the Brand Library: (818) 548-2051