National Gallery of Armenia
The National Gallery features the richest collection of Armenian art in all over the world. Now, in more than 80 halls of the National Gallery of Armenia and in huge depositories, there are more than 25000 works of various époques and of different peoples. In the Armenian section, there are copies of murals of Aruch Church, Lmbatavank, Tatev Monastery, Akhtala and Haghpat Monasteries, a luxurious collection of original copies of medieval miniatures, segments of murals created by Naghash and Hovnatan Hovnatanians in monastery of Edjmiatsin.
Graphic works collection
The collection of graphic works of National Gallery is very rich. There are more than 200 works of Edgar Chahine some of which is the donation of the painter himself. Among the exhibited items there are the graphical works of Michael Aroutchian, Ervand Kochar, Garzou, Jansem, G. Khandjian.
Amid the sculptures, there are some endowed works of renown Armenian sculptor Hakob Gyurjyan: sculptures of animals created with great mastership. One of the exceptional exhibits is the marble bas-relief "Madonna with Child" of Donatello, the forefather of Italian sculpture.
The National Gallery of Armenia has also creations of famous painters of 20th century – Valentin Serov, Wassily Kandinski, Mark Shagal (or Marc Chagall), Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Georgy Yakulov, A Bajberuk-Melikian, Robert Falk and others.
Decorative art samples
Samples of decorative art (including Greek, Iranian, Chinese ones) are also exhibited in the gallery - furniture, carpets, jewelry items and theatrical decorations.
You will also have the chance to enjoy a new exposition, a great exposition encompassing some exhibits of very high value, including the well-known ancient shoe from the caves of Areni, as well as some statuettes of prehistoric hermaphrodites (intersexual people) and other exciting pieces, relics and remnants.
National Gallery of Armenia (National Art Gallery of Armenia) is located in Yerevan, on the Republic Square. It is one of the largest museums for Armenian and various foreign countries' artworks. It was founded in 1921 as the department of art (or the “artistic section”) of Culture and History State Museum.
Phone number: (+374 10) 58 08 12
Open daily from 11:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Closed on Monday
Entrance fee 800 AMD (~ $2) for grown-ups and 300 AMD (~ $1) for children
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