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LEGACY OF ARMENIAN TREASURES PRESENTED AT NATIONAL ART GALLERY

Through the initiative of the Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum in Detroit, Michigan, and with the support of the RA Ministry of Culture, Legacy of Armenian Treasures: Testimony to a People, a new coffee-table picture book presenting the museum’s exhibits was unveiled on September 19 at the Fresco Hall of the Armenian National Gallery. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum, Yervant Azadian, Museum Director Lucy Ardash, Publishing Consultant Alice Nigoghosian, and others attended the presentation. RA Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan, Armenian National Gallery Director Paravon Mirzoyan and Mr. Azadian spoke about this monumental publication. Art specialist Levon Chukaszyan presented the book to the audience. The Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum, founded in 1992, showcases over 1,500 rich and unique Armenian art exhibits. Named for National Hero of Armenia, renowned benefactor and AGBU Honorary Life President Alex Manoogian and his wife, the museum is the greatest center of Armenian art outside of Armenia’s borders.