On March 24, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Nico Schermers visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, Director of Matenadaran, the guest toured the museum complex and got acquainted with the recently opened exhibition dedicated to Artsakh manuscripts.
An exhibition of Artsakh manuscripts transferred from the Matenadaran-Gandzasar research and cultural center to Matenadaran during the war of 2020 was opened at Mashtots Matenadaran. The exhibition presents the scriptoria of Artsakh in Amaras, Gandzasar, Yeghishe Arakyal Monastery, Gtchavank, Metsaranats Surb Hakobavank, Khadavank, Dadivank, Yeritsmankants monastery, and Shushi. A total of about 8 dozen manuscripts
On February 25, Polish politician Tomasz Lech Buczek, accompanied by lawyer Babken Khanzadyan, visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Buczek is the author of “Azerbaijan’s War Crimes against Armenians – Karabakh 2020” and has repeatedly referred to and strongly condemned Azerbaijan’s atrocities against Armenians. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, director of Matenadaran, the guests toured the museum building and
Continuing to expand the scope of Matenadaran’s international cooperation, we have signed a memorandum with the Department of History, Archeology, Geography, Fine and Performing Arts (SAGAS) of the University of Florence.This cooperation will open new opportunities for the researchers of the two institutions to carry out joint research in the fields of medieval Armenian history,