Saturday, June 11, 2016
1601 West Mountain St.
Glendale, CA 91201
Thousands visited and experienced the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, California from April 16 to June 11, 2016. Since its international debut on April 16, the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition hosted hundreds of organized docent-led tours for school groups, community organizations, and visitors. The Armenian American Museum and the Brand Library & Art Center also organized weekly programs attracting diverse audiences to the exhibition and shedding light on a broad range of multi-cultural themes and social justice issues.
The “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition was presented by The City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department in partnership with the Armenian American Museum and was curated by the Museo Memoria y Tolerancia [Museum of Memory & Tolerance] in Mexico City. The exhibition illustrates early Armenian culture on their ancestral lands and provides insight into the events which led to the 1915 Armenian Genocide. The exhibition highlights the unique contributions of the international Armenian diaspora with a focus on survivors who settled in Mexico during the early 20th century.