“Armenia: An Open Wound” Exhibit

When:
April 16, 2016 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
2016-04-16T13:00:00-07:00
2016-04-16T16:00:00-07:00
Where:
Brand Library & Art Center
1601 W Mountain St
Kernersville, NC 27284
USA
Cost:
Free

Armenian Exhibit

Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 7 PM
“Global Realities, Local Perspectives: Examining the International Refugee Crisis through Community-Based Action”
Leading refugee rights professionals discuss themes highlighting international humanitarian assistance and local community-based action while shedding light on our collective capacity to increase tolerance, cultural diversity, and community empowerment.

Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 1 PM
“Commemoration as Public Art”
A discussion panel hosted by City of Glendale Arts & Culture commissioner Ara Oshagan, featuring local artists and examining the role of permanent public art as a form of commemoration.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 | 7 PM
“Latino Americans: Empire of Dreams (1880-1942)”
An exclusive screening of the PBS documentary series followed by a discussion on Latin American immigration to the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries lead by guest lecturer, Jorge N. Leal, M.A.

Friday, May 13, 2016 | 7 PM
“Journey to the Homeland”
Director Nora Hovsepian shares the story of her pilgrimage back to the land her grandparents forcefully fled in 1915. The screening will proceed with a panel discussion highlighting the creation of the film.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 1 PM
“Armenia: An Open Wound, Conversation with the Curator”
Director of Academic Inquiry and Curator, Dr. Carlos Antaramian, discusses the creation of “Armenia: An Open Wound”, its impact on raising awareness about the Armenian story in Mexico, and his current research on Armenians in Latin America.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 7 PM
“Armenian Heritage: A Virtual Pilgrimage”
A presentation by internationally renowned TUMO Center for Creative Technologies and leading preservation non-profit CyArk about their collaborative project to digitally preserve Armenia’s cultural heritage using state-of-the-art 3D scanning technology.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 7 PM
“Curator in the Spotlight: Illuminating the Armenian Middle Ages”
Senior Curator of Manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Dr. Elizabeth Morrison, invites viewers to discover the fascinating world of Medieval Armenian manuscript illumination and the career of the most celebrated Armenian artist of the Middle Ages, T’oros Roslin.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 | 7 PM
“Preserving the Past, Building the Future: the Role of Museums in a Changing World”
Representatives from Los Angeles area museums examine the unique challenges they face in their cultural, social, and political roles as venues for historical preservation and modern-day innovated practices.

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