Modern Art Museum was established in 1972 by the art critic Henrik Igityan, who was the director of the museum for 37 years. H. Igityan received a great support from the mayor of Yerevan of those years Grigor Hasratyan, as well as from the best Armenian artists of 1960s.
The works of the generation of 1960s, in particular, Minas Avetisian, Ashot Hovhannisian, Martin Petrosian, Hakob Hakobian, Gayane Khachaturian, Vruyr Galstian, Henry and Robert Elibekyans, Harutyun Galents, Rudolf Khachatrian, Ashot Bayandour today also are the main axis of the museum exhibit.
Later on the exposition was fulfilled with the works of the younger generation, the generation of 1980s: Sargis Hamalbashian, Arthur and Ararat Sargsians, Marine Dilanian, Albert Hakobian, Samvel Baghdasarian, Arevik Arevshatian, Ruben Grigorian, Kamo Nigarian, Armen Gevorgian, Tigran Matulian, Teni Vardanian, Gabriel Manoukian, Nina Kchemchyan, Ayvaz Avoyan etc.
Address: 7, Mashtots ave., Yerevan, 0002, Republic of Armenia
Fax: (374 10) 539637
Phone: (374 10) 539637
(374 10) 535359
Open: daily from 11:00 to 18:00 (booking office: from 11:00 to 17:30)
Closed on Monday
Excursion service: guides available in Armenian, Russian, English and French.
Entrance fee: 500 AMD
Excursion: 2000 AMD (in Armenian), 2500 AMD (in Russian, English and French)