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Armenian Heritage: A Virtual Pilgrimage

Thursday, May 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

A presentation by internationally renowned TUMO Center for Creative Technologies and leading preservation non-profit CyArk about their collaborative project to digitally preserve Armenia’s cultural heritage using state-of-the-art 3D scanning technology. Tumo and CyArk have joined forces to digitally preserve Armenia’s cultural heritage and train students in the principals and practice of 3D scanning for cultural heritage preservation. The beautiful and rock-hewn Geghard Monastery in Armenia was the first historical site to be digitally preserved through the collaboration and they plan to expand the cutting edge program to additional historical sites in the next year.

The presentation is hosted by ANCA Professional Network and is part of the ANCA-PN Talks series.

Visit Armenia3D.org to learn more about the project and how you can get involved.

The program is part of a series programs taking place in conjunction with the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition.

Presented by the City of Glendale and the Library, Arts & Culture Department in partnership with the Armenian American Museum and curated by the Museo Memoria y Tolerancia in Mexico City, “Armenia: An Open Wound” 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.

The exhibit will be on view at the Brand Library Art Galleries between April 16 and June 11, 2016 during the library’s regular hours: Tuesday and Thursday 12-8pm, Wednesday 12-6pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm. Brand Library & Art Center is located at 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, California, 91201. All events at Brand Library & Art Center are free and open to the public.

For more information about the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition and featured programs, please visit www.ArmenianAmericanMuseum.org or contact the Brand Library at (818) 548-2051.

Details

Date:
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm

Venue

Brand Library & Art Center
1601 West Mountain Street
Glendale, CA 91201 United States
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Phone:
(818) 548-2051
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