THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE MUSEUM & INSTITUTE (AGMI)
AGMI is a non-profit organization based in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. The mission of the Museum-Institute is the academic and scientific study, analysis of the problems as well as exhibition of the textual and visual documentation related to the first Genocide of the 20th century. Their objectives are as follows: to promote the collection, study and presentation of the visual textual materials, including also artifacts, related to the life of the Western Armenians in the Ottoman Empire before and during the Genocide; to develop more effective cooperation and collaboration among organizations worldwide involved in the research of genocide, particularly Armenian Genocide; to create and develop and academic institution on Genocide Studies in the Republic of Armenia; to raise international awareness among the international community on the first Genocide of the 20th century defined initially as crime against humanity; to preserve and honor the Tsisternakaberd memorial complex of Genocide victims and the Tisernakaberd park.
ORDER FILM PRODUCTION
Order Film Production is a comparatively young film production company established in 2019. It’s main goal is to promote film production in Armenia as well as to implement joint projects with local and international film production companies and TV companies. Their films in feature, documentary, and animation genres are made in accordance with international standards – some of which are ultimately featured in international film festivals. They also realize TV projects, which are mainly cultural and cognitive programs, through which viewers are exposed to spiritual and cultural values.
THE MESROP MASHTOTS INSTITUTE OF ANCIENT MANUSCRIPTS (MATENADARAN)
Matenadaran-The Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts is a museum of ancient manuscripts and a scientific research institute. It is a major center with a unique and exceptionally rich manuscript collection, one that has become a symbol of Armenia. Matenadaran is one of the world’s richest manuscript depositories, with a collection of nearly 17,500 manuscripts covering almost all areas of ancient and medieval Armenian Culture and Science: history, geography, grammar, philosophy, law, medicine, mathematics, cosmology, chronology, alchemy, literature, art history, miniature painting, music, literature in translation, etc.
“ARVESTARAN” CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Arvestaran creates a safe and enabling environment, where disadvantaged groups and the wider community will build an inclusive and aware society. The Center supports people with autism and other developmental disorders of all ages to develop and advance their living, social, and self-advocacy skills. Arvestaran also works with young adults in especially difficult circumstances. Arvestaran provides the following range of services: consultancy and creative therapy services, such as art, music, dance, and crafts, educational services, such as pre-elementary training and vocational training, capacity building for sector specialists, Advocacy Hub.
BARDI ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO
BARDI is a Yerevan-based studio specializing in architecture and interior design.
INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY
Founded in 1959, the Institute is mainly focused on research about Armenian archaeology, ethnography, folklore, anthropology, and ethno-sociology. The Institute also participates in archaeological excavations and collecting works of ethnography and folklore. It regularly reports on its activities in publications.
HAYP POP UP GALLERY
HAYP is a Pop Up gallery (created in 2014) that sets up temporary exhibitions in unexpected places throughout Yerevan, like vacant storefronts, for-rent buildings or abandoned factories. Their moving, 10-day exhibitions engage an equally dynamic public through music, performance, and artist talks while supporting local contemporary artists.
GOLDEN APRICOT YEREVAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The GOLDEN APRICOT Yerevan International Film Festival has as its goal the building of cultural bridges and fostering dialogue among different countries. It annually features films in numerous languages and from various genres. The festival implements a variety of workshops, meetings, and training sessions.
BARS MEDIA DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCTION STUDIO
With the understanding that the power of film is often greater than the power of words, Bars Media has become an outlet for honest, responsible, and trustworthy voices to express themselves, to inspire dialogue, to create socially conscious films, and to encourage constructive social change.
BALLET 2021 DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
The Ballet 2021 Development Foundation was created in order to celebrate Armenian ballet and develop it further. The foundation’s activities The include: collaboration with world-class choreographers, repetiteurs, and dancers; co-productions in Armenia and abroad; and the establishment of innovative programming to raise public awareness of and interest in ballet.
AKNA CULTURAL SOCIETY NGO/ THE GURDJIEFF ENSEMBLE
The Akna Cultural Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the research, organization, and international promotion of Armenian music. It aims to share Armenia’s musical heritage through concerts, workshops, master classes, discussions, collaboration with festivals and other groups, preparation of short documentary films and websites, and partnering with the media. The organization has several projects, with one of its most successful being the Gurdjieff Ensemble, harmoniously combining Armenian folk instruments.
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