MUSEUM OF CROSS-STONE CARVER MOMIK TO BE OPENED IN NORAVANK

ArmInfo
2010-06-01 20:30:00

ArmInfo. The Committee on the 750th Birthday of Armenian architect
and khachkar (cross-stone) carver Momik and the 150th Birthday of
painter Vardges Surenyants held a meeting today.

The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister of Armenia Tigran Sargsyan.

The press service of the Government of Armenia reports that the
celebrations of the 750th birthday of Momik will be organized in
Vayots Dzor region, the native land of the architect. The program
of events includes the opening of a museum of Momik in Noravank,
an exhibition of Medieval works in Yeghegnadzor and an exhibition of
works by young painters and sculptors.

The program of the events marking the 150th birthday of Surenyants
includes an exhibition at National Picture Gallery, the publication
of a catalogue of Surenyants' works, the issue of a jubilee stamp
and the production of "Vardges Surenyants 150" multimedia disc.




From: A. Papazian