Current Exhibitions


The Armenian Genocide

The exhibit is a stunning visual narrative of the events of the 1915-1923 Genocide, and the continuing aftermath and denial by the Turkish government over generations. The exhibit’s texts and overall design were created by an Armenian Museum committee: Haig Der Manuelian (Chairman), Dr. Barbara ...

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Reimagining A Lost Homeland: Ottoman Era Photographs from the Dildilian Studio

Marsoobian Picture The Armenian Museum of America (ALMA) will be hosting the opening of a new exhibition, “Reimagining a Lost Homeland: Ottoman Era Photographs from the Dildilian Studio,” by Armen T. Marsoobian, on January 7, 2016. A reception ...

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Upcoming Events

Hours & Admissions

Museum Hours
  • Thursday - Sunday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday & Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Tours by appointment only (at least one [1] week in advance)
  • For appointments call: 617-926-2562 ext. 4
  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members: $7
  • Seniors and Students: $3
  • Children under 12: Free

Recent Blog Posts


Funeral Arrangements for ALMA Chairman Haig Der Manuelian

Full Obituary from the Der Manuelian Family:   "Manuelian, Haig Der of Belmont and Watertown Passed away December 1, 2016. Beloved husband of Adele Flora (Koundakjian) Manuelian. Devoted father of Mark Manuelian and his wife Deborah, Matthew Manuelian and his wife Anahit Atayan, Michael Manuelian and his ...

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The Passing Of Our Founder And Chairman

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our Board Chairman and one of our Founders, Haig Der Manuelian. Haig passed away last evening surrounded by his family. A ...

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The Armenian Museum of America, Inc. was created to locate, collect, preserve, and present the culture, history, art, and contributions of the Armenian people during the past 3,000 years. The Library holds a vast collection of titles including rare books, historical and literary publications. The Museum has amassed an expansive treasure trove of inscribed Armenian rugs and textiles, ceramics, metalware, Urartian objects, medieval illuminations, ancient and medieval Armenian coins, and various other creations by the Armenian people.

These collections now constitute a major resource for Armenian Studies and for preserving and illustrating the Armenian heritage. The Armenian Museum is the only independent Armenian museum in the Diaspora which is funded solely through contributions of individuals.

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