On Thursday, June 2, 2016, “Preserving the Past, Building the Future: The Role of Museums in a Changing World” featuring the Hammer Museum, Japanese American National Museum, and Armenian American Museum was held at the Brand Library & Art Center with a capacity audience. The program explored the unique challenges the respective museums face as venues for historical preservation as well as their role in supporting cultural, social, and political innovative practices.
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 at (818) 548-2051.