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DOWNTOWN CENTRAL LIBRARY - Hovhannes Tumanyan House Museum
- Date: 03/22/2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
- Location: Central Library
222 East Harvard Street
Glendale, California 91205
Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 7:30 pm, for an informative presentation about Hovhannes Toumanyan House Museum by museum director Narine Tukhikyan. The program is organized by Glendale Library Arts & Culture department. The free program will be presented in Armenian.
Hovhannes Tumanyan House Museum is the most beloved destination in Yerevan for children and adults. Since April 1953, the museum has been dedicated to renowned prominent writer, poet, and humanitarian Hovhaness Toumanian, with 18,000 exhibited items. The six rooms of the museum represent the perfect replica of Toumanian’s last apartment in Tiblisi. The museum is also rich with artistic masterpieces that used to decorate Toumanian’s apartment during his lifetime (most notable works are those of G. Bashinjaghyan and P. Terlemezian), and also with newer works that were influenced by the writer’s life and creations (M. Saryan, G. Khanjyan, Al. Grigoryan and others). The 54 steps leading up to the entrance of the museum symbolize the lifetime spent of the great Armenian.
For more information contact Elizabeth Grigorian at 818-548-3288 or email.
Visitors to Glendale's Downtown Central Library receive 3 hours FREE parking across Harvard Street at the Marketplace parking structure with validation at the InfoSpace service desk. Handicapped parking is available on the east side of the building. Short term parking spaces are available on the east and south sides of the building. Metered parking is available on Harvard Street and on the west side of the building in Lot #10.