Category: ALMA

Adrienne Alexanian to Present Forced into Genocide at ALMA Talk

Adrienne Alexanian to Present Forced into Genocide at ALMA Talk

WATERTOWN — Adrienne Alexanian will present her father Yervant Edward Alexanian’s memoir, Forced into Genocide: Memoirs of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Turkish Army, on May 18, at 7:30 p.m., at the Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main St., Watertown.  The program is sponsored by the Armenian Assembly of America, the Armenian Cultural Foundation, the Armenian General […]

ALMA Continues Collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts in ‘Words’ Exhibit

ALMA Continues Collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts in ‘Words’ Exhibit

WATERTOWN — Pieces from the collection of the Armenian Museum of America (ALMA) have been making their way around to numerous exhibits in Boston over the past few months. At the end of last year, ALMA was one of 19 institutions that took part in the “Beyond Words” exhibit, and this spring it has loaned an object from its Genocide collection to […]

Spring Concerts at Armenian Museum

Spring Concerts at Armenian Museum

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America will present its annual, free Spring Concert Series in the Adele and Haig Der Manuelian Galleries. On Sunday, April 2, the concert series will kick-off with “April in Paris: Music for Cello and Piano by French and Armenian Composers” and feature Boston-based cellist Kate Kayaian accompanied by Stephen […]

AIWA, Armenian Library Celebrate Women’s Month

AIWA, Armenian Library Celebrate Women’s Month

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America and the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) are partnering up in March to celebrate Women’s History Month. The two organizations will be co-hosting a Community Brunch and conversation with Professor Christina Maranci, of Tufts University, on Saturday, March 4, at 11 a.m. An authority on medieval Armenian art and […]

Looking through the Lens of History at Life of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey

Looking through the Lens of History at Life of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — The long shadow the Armenian Genocide has cast on the lives of those in the Armenian Diaspora is brought to light in the exhibition “Reimagining a Lost Homeland: Ottoman Era Photographs from the Dildilian Studio.” The exhibit, put together from the personal collection of Prof. Armen T. Marsoobian, […]

Looking through the Lens of History at Life of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey

Looking through the Lens of History at Life of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — The long shadow the Armenian Genocide has cast on the lives of those in the Armenian Diaspora is brought to light in the exhibition “Reimagining a Lost Homeland: Ottoman Era Photographs from the Dildilian Studio.” The exhibit, put together from the personal collection of Prof. Armen T. Marsoobian, […]

Michele Kolligian Named ALMA Board President

Michele Kolligian Named ALMA Board President

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America announced recently the appointment of Michele Kolligian, a long-time board member, as the new president of the museum’s Board of Trustees. At the last full meeting of the board, the appointment was proposed by Board Chairman Haig Der Manuelian and officially motioned in by Board Member Joan Quinn, […]

Arev to Perform at Armenian Museum of America

Arev to Perform at Armenian Museum of America

WATERTOWN — The first concert of the Armenian Museum of America’s Fall Concert Series will be Armenian Folk and Popular Music, and will feature the Arev Armenian Folk Ensemble. The program will be held Sunday, October 30, at 2 p.m. on the third floor of the Armenian Museum in the Adele & Haig Der Manuelian […]