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A New Exhibition Wonders of Nature Opens on October 3

October 02, 2013
Wonders of Nature: A Selection from the Gerard L. Cafesjian Collection exhibition opens at Sasuntsi Davit Garden Gallery of the Cafesjian Center for the Arts on October 3, 2013, at 19:00.  

The Gerard L. Cafesjian Collection has a remarkable collection of natural history specimens. The exhibition features quartz beds, unique amethyst and citrine geodes, petrified wood and Mara Mamba tiger's eye slabs as natural works of art, as well as sculptures and decorative works fashioned from natural stone. 

“The Cafesjian Center for the Arts continues to present original pieces from the Gerard L. Cafesjian Collection. This exhibition provides  a unique opportunity to discover marvelous configurations of mineral world, as well as experience the interplay of nature's creative genius and the human imagination”, stated Vahagn Marabyan, the Acting Executive Director of the Cafesjian Center for the Arts.

On October 3, CCA's Encounters with Art event will feature the opening of Wonders of Nature exhibition.  A lecture by Gayane Grigoryan, the Director of the Geology Museum of Armenia after Hovhannes Karapetyan of National Academy of Sciences will follow the preview of the exhibition. Mrs. Grigoryan will make a presentation about the exhibited minerals and similar natural miracles of Armenia.
 
The admission to the event is free, by prior reservations. 

The exhibition Wonders of Nature will be free of charge on October 4 and will last till December 29, 2013.
 

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Cafesjian Sculpture Garden: always open.
Escalator Gallery: everyday, 8:00-20:00.
Exhibition Galleries, Museum Store and Visitor Center: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10:00-20:00.
The Center is closed on state holidays.

From April 1 until October 31, CCA Museum Store, besides Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, will also be open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 10:00am till 6:00pm.
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