The Middle East Museum
The Middle East Museum was established In 1993, based on a collection donated by painter-collector Marcos Grigorian . The museum exhibits about 2, 600 items including works of Russian, European and Middle Eastern applied arts.
The Persian section is particularly unique and consists of items of pre-Persian civilizations of the 4-1 millennia B. C., such as Pottery from Elam, bronze artwork from Luristan and ritual figurines from Suza and Amlal. Persian pre-Islamic Zoroastrian culture, Islamic culture, Ghadjarac art is also exhibited. The exhibits are kept in 4 rooms entitled Marcos Grigorian, Islamic, Russian and European. The museum also feautures a rich library and video collection.
Points of Interest
Armenian Genocide Museum Cafesjian Art Museum Children Art Gallery Erebuni Museum History Museum of Armenia House Museum of Aram Khachaturian House Museum of Hovhannes Tumanyan Matenadaran Middle East Museum National Gallery of Armenia Saryan Museum Sergey Parajanov Museum
Events in Yerevan
ARAX Concert In Yerevan Armenian Genocide Commemoration April 24 Bernd Glemser Concert Chinese Concert in Yerevan Dima Bilan In Yerevan Golden Apricot Film Festival Halloween in Yankee Pub Japanese Xylography in Armenia Junior Eurovision La Fete at Kami Club New Year at Facebook Club Panarmenian Games Patriotic Music Evening Pilaqyan Show Part 10 Stevie Wonder in Armenia TEDx in Yerevan for 2012 The National Film Awards Trio Jazz Khoube Unmanned Aircraft Wine and Jazz Music Evening Yerevan 101 Contest