WORCESTER, Mass.—The Fifth Annual Exhibit commemorating the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be held in the Abrahms Gallery, 1st floor of the Higgins University Center at Clark University, 950 Main Street. Sponsored by Arshavir Lodge No. 2 of the Knights Of Vartan, the theme of the exhibit is “The Glory of Ancient Armenia.” Photographs, documents and artifacts trace aspects of the history of Armenia from 301 A.D. back to 7500 B.C.
An opening ceremony in the Abrahms Gallery’s Grace Hall will take place on Tuesday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m., and features a lecture by Anna Alexsanyan, a PhD Candidate in Clark’s Strassler Center For Holocaust and Genocide Studies, who will speak on “The Response Of Different Women To Genocidal Crimes.” Other program highlights include a presentation of books and videos on the Armenian Genocide to the Rose Library from the Knights Of Vartan. In addition, a City Proclamation will be read by Mayor Joseph Petty and State Representative David Muradian will present State Citations.
The exhibition and opening ceremony are free and open to the public. For more information call 508-963-2076.
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