Tag Archives: Cafesjian Center for the Arts

MuseumABC – U to Z

September 27, 2013


We’ve reached the end of the MuseumABC. Today I’m sharing my choices for the letters U to Z! For more details about the project, check out the Museum140 website and Pinterest boards. U is for…Uniform At the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., USA. V is for…Video Games The Computerspielemuseum in Berlin, Germany, is a lot of fun! W is for…Wishes At the Jewish Museum Berlin you can right a wish on a paper pomegranate and add it to the wishing tree. X […]

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Museum City Guide: My Top 5 in Yerevan

August 19, 2013


We’ve almost come to the end of my summer ‘Museum City Guide’ series. Only two more cities to go. This week’s penultimate guide is devoted to fascinating Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia which I had the privilege of visiting last year.   1. The Yerevan “Cascade” The most impressive sculpture park I’ve ever come across has to be the ‘Cascade’ in Yerevan. It’s easy to see where it gets its nickname – at a 15 degree incline and over 570 steps, a series of […]

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{Armenia} The Yerevan ‘Cascade’

November 12, 2012


Yerevan Cascade

Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, is an interesting city. It expanded rapidly during the 20th century, evolving from a town of a few thousand residents to Armenia’s cultural and industrial centre with a population of over 1 million. Even in the 21st century it has continued to undergo major transformations. The result is a mixture of wide avenues reminiscent of Parisian boulevards, interspersed with sleepy little lanes, the magnificent opera house sits in the middle surrounded by open air cafes and restaurants that seem to […]

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