On the 7th of April 2021 was the 119th anniversary of Ara Sargsyan (USSR People’s artist, founder chairman of Artists’ of Union Armenia). On this very occasion, the Union of Artists of Armenia named the first floor exhibition hall of the Union after the name of the GREAT MASTER “Ara Sargsyan Exhibition Hall”.
Many outstanding people made speeches on the opening ceremony:
Suren Safaryan – President of Artists Union of Armenia
Anna Sargsyan – granddaughter of the great master, Director of House-Museum of Ara Sargsyan
Sculptor Garegin Davtyan – Head of the Chair of Sculpture of the State Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia,
Sculptor Gagik Ghazaryan – lecturer of the State Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia,
Satenik Vardanyan – art historian
Mariam Davtyan – Head of the Sculpture Department of the National Gallery of Armenia
After the ceremony, a tribute was paid to the Master’s tomb in the Yerevan City Pantheon.