Like the previous years, the Armenian Genocide Museum will also join International Museum Night 2018. On May 19, the museum will be open until 7 pm.
Visitors of the museum will be able to get acquainted with the exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the first Armenian Republic opened on April 20 at the AGMI temporary exhibition hall.
The exhibition entitled "Birth of the Republic" includes unique exhibits of the first Republic of Armenia from a number of Armenian and Diaspora museums, as well as personal collections.
Among the rare exhibits are posters, medals, jubilee postcards, unique editions, historical photographs, etc. Also a flagpole of a Turkish flag found in Sardarapat, exclusive exhibits about the Armenian army and state symbols are presented.
The temporary exhibition includes also newly discovered exhibits acquired by the AGMI during the last year. Recently discovered glass negatives representing the evacuation of the participants of Musa Dagh battle has an exceptional significance among them. The negatives were handed to the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute by An Supan, the granddaughter of Lucien Bozhei, naval officer of the French Navy cruiser "Gishen”.
The exhibition will run until June 5.