WATERTOWN — Talleen Hacikyan, an illustrator and printmaker, will give an informal talk about her work at the opening of her exhibit at the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) on Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. The exhibit will include prints and illustrations, including monotype, woodcut and linocut printing. Collagraphy is Hacikyan’s “medium [...]
By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — On Sunday, April 21, the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) hosted a joint commemoration to remember the 98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the 38th anniversary of the Cambodian Genocide and 10 years since the beginning of the ongoing genocide in Darfur. More than 60 people [...]
WATERTOWN — On Sunday April 21, at 2 p.m., the Armenian Museum of America (ALMA) will present a joint commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, the Cambodian Genocide and the ongoing Genocide in Darfur. The Armenian Genocide provided a blueprint for many other genocides of the 20th century. Armenian-Americans understandably focus each April on commemorating the [...]
WATERTOWN — On Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m., Vladimir Tshagharyan, director of Yerevan’s Shengavit Historical and Archaeological Culture Preserve, will present an illustrated talk about Shengavit at the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA.) Tshagharyan will visit at the invitation of the Cambridge Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA). Two years ago CYSCA, with [...]
WATERTOWN — The Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) presents a concert by students of the Walnut Hill School for the Arts. The concert will take place on Sunday, January 27, at 4 p.m., in ALMA’s Contemporary Arts Gallery. This collaboration between ALMA and the school includes the performance of a very special piece of Armenian chamber music, Arno Babajanian’s Piano [...]
WATERTOWN — The Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) announced this week the appointment of Dr. Susan Pattie as its new director, effective September 24. Pattie comes to ALMA after a long residence in London, UK where she was cofounder and director of the Armenian Institute. She is also a senior research fellow at [...]
WATERTOWN — More than 250 people attended the book presentation by author Chris Bohjalian on July 26 at the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA). The talk was part of a nationwide book tour, dubbed “The Sandcastle Girls Rock and Roll Book Tour,” which currently takes the author across the country, from Los Angeles [...]
By Siranush Khachatryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator WATERTOWN, Mass. — This town, which is second only to Glendale, Calif. when it comes to its population of Armenian descent, is also home to the only museum dedicated to all things Armenian in the US, the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA).