Arshile Gorky’s New Painting Was Hiding in Plain Sight
Arshile Gorky’s New Painting Was Hiding in Plain Sight
  • October 22, 2021

 NEW YORK — A pair of conservators uncovered a lost Arshile Gorky canvas behind a painting on paper by the late Abstract Expressionist during routine maintenance, news.artnet.com reports.“This discovery is the sort of moment that...

“The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province” by Dr. Ümit Kurt
“The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province” by Dr. Ümit Kurt
  • October 14, 2021

FRESNO — Dr. Ümit Kurt, a Polonsky Fellow at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem, will speak on “The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province” at 10:00AM (Pacific time)/1:00PM (Eastern time) on Saturday,...

The Society for Armenian Studies Launches the International Association of Armenian Librarians and Archivists
The Society for Armenian Studies Launches the International Association of Armenian Librarians and Archivists
  • October 12, 2021

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) is pleased to announce the creation of the International Association of Armenian Librarians and Archivists (IAALA), a new organization operating under the umbrella of the SAS, with the goal to...

USSSR 30: Cinema After the Collapse
USSSR 30: Cinema After the Collapse
  • October 9, 2021

LOS ANGELES — When the announcement was made last week that Armenia’s official selection for the Best International Feature category is Nora Martirosyan’s Should The Wind Drop, the Institute and our colleagues at USC were thrilled because...

Four Children: New Genocide Play Premiers in Kansas Tonight
Four Children: New Genocide Play Premiers in Kansas Tonight
  • October 7, 2021

KANSAS CITY — Despite the challenges of Covid-19, Kansas City Actors Theater is pressing on with its play, Four Children. Based around eye-witness accounts of four genocide survivors, including Vahram Dadrian’s “To the Desert:...

Dean Shahinian Donates $25,000 to the Society for Armenian Studies
Dean Shahinian Donates $25,000 to the Society for Armenian Studies
  • October 6, 2021

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) has received a $25,000 donation from Mr. Dean Vahan Shahinian. The donation will be used to create the position of SAS Executive Secretary. As the activities of the Society have multiplied in the...

AEF Awards Scholarships To 185 Veterans of The Artsakh War
AEF Awards Scholarships To 185 Veterans of The Artsakh War
  • October 5, 2021

For over 71 years Armenian Educational Foundation’s (AEF) mission has been to render financial assistance to Armenian students and educational institutions. Just one year ago, while many AEF students enlisted or re-enlisted to join the war, two...

Armenian-American Ardem Patapoutian Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine
Armenian-American Ardem Patapoutian Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine
  • October 4, 2021

OSLO — The 2021 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine has been awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.The two US-based scientists received the accolade for describing the...

Armenian Embassy in DC Marks 30th Anniversary of Independence
Armenian Embassy in DC Marks 30th Anniversary of Independence
  • October 4, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — To mark the occasion of the Republic of Armenia’s 30th Anniversary of  Independence, a reception was held at the Armenian Embassy in Washington, DC on September 30.In attendance were Under Secretary of State for...

Armenian Assembly’s Fall 2021 Advocacy Week Panels Inform, Educate & Motivate
Armenian Assembly’s Fall 2021 Advocacy Week Panels Inform, Educate & Motivate
  • October 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) organized its Fall 2021 Advocacy Week in a virtual manner during the week of September 27, 2021 in remembrance of the first anniversary of the 44-day war on Artsakh. Panel...

30th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence Celebrated in Fresno
30th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence Celebrated in Fresno
  • September 30, 2021

FRESNO – On September 20th, Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles Ambassador Armen Baibourtian left for Fresno to participate in the events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia.In the morning of...

Webinar on “Rouben Mamoulian: An American-Armenian Theater and Film Director and Artist”
Webinar on “Rouben Mamoulian: An American-Armenian Theater and Film Director and Artist”
  • September 30, 2021

NAASR, the Armenian Film Foundation, and the Ararat-Eskijian Museum will host a work-in-progress presentation by Dr. Milena Oganesyan marking the 124th birth anniversary of American-Armenian stage and screen director Rouben Mamoulian, “Rouben...