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Hay-Art Cultural Center

Built by the architects Jim Torosyan and Gevork Aramyan, the Modern Art Museum was a specialized museum of contemporary and modern art, a first in the Soviet Union. For a further 20 years, it was a unique modern art center in the above-mentioned region

The Modern Art Museum founded by art critic Henrik Igityan, (architects Jim Torosyan and Gevorg Aramyan), was the first ever center in the Soviet Union specialized in contemporary and modern art. It's style has remained unique for the following 20 years, it was a unique modern art center in the above-mentioned region.

"... From the very beginning, the museum was a utopian idea. The initiators had neither a building for their exposition, nor the resources to buy art-works. They had, however, something more important and valuable. They believe that it is indispensable for Armenia to see and understand the new image of its contemporary art…" (Alexander Kamenski, Russian art critic 1979).

Address: 7a M. Mashtots ave., Yerevan

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Opening hours: open daily from 11:00 to 17:00, except closed on Sundays