ArmInfo. Within the scope of the events dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of the Cafesjian Center for the Arts (CCA), the Center presented the exhibition Art Studio realized with the support of Beeline at TUMO Gyumri branch on July 9. The exhibition will be open until July 31.
CCA presented the exhibition created as a result of the Cafesjian Teen Council's Art Studio educational project, which took place back in February-June 2018. The photo-story features ten contemporary Armenian artists and their studios, where the artists' creative environment and its diversity are revealed through the eyes of the Cafesjian Teen Council members.
"The Cafesjian Teen Council always initiates and implements interesting and creative projects. Art Studio stands out among those. We are delighted to present the exhibition, created as a result of that project, at the Gyumri branch of TUMO, in one of the focal cultural cities of Armenia. A special gratitude goes to our permanent partner Beeline, whose support enables us to implement such unique projects. We would also like to extend our gratitude to TUMO for cooperating with us in presenting Art Studio beyond our capital city Yerevan and into theregions of Armenia," stated Vahagn Marabyan, Acting Executive Director of the Cafesjian Center for the Arts.
"Cafesjian Center for the Arts turns 10, and the main part of that time we have been there to support wonderful projects implemented by the Center. It’s very good, that our youngsters get to learn about art not only in Yerevan, but also in regions of Armenia. 10 years of work is a good time to summarize done work and prepare bigger plans for the future", - mentioned Beeline Armenia CEO Andrey Pyatakhin.
The CCA and Beeline have been cooperating since 2011. In the frames of this long-term cooperation, teen, family and other educational programs with a focus on children and teenagers' aesthetic education are regularly implemented at the Center.
The mission of the Cafesjian Center for the Arts is to bring the best of contemporary art to Armenia and present the best of Armenian culture to the world.Dedicated to its mission, the Cafesjian Center for the Arts has been organizing a wide variety of exhibitions, presenting unique works of contemporary art, offering movie screenings, concert series, lectures and educational programs since its opening in November 2009.
The Cafesjian Teen Council is 13-16-year-old teenagers' leadership group, created in 2017 with the goal to build a long-lasting relationship with teenagers, to lay emphasis on their diverse interests and needs, making the Center an attractive venue for all teenagers, to engage them in the cultural environment as active participants, at the same time,to foster their creative thinking and visual literacy, thus enhancingtheir communication, teamwork and leadership skills.