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Cafesjian Center for the Arts Opens to a Packed House

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Visitors to the opening of the Cafesjian Center for the Arts look at "Sitting Tatoo IV" by Jaume Plensa.

Yerevan’s $35 million, 1,100-square-meter Cafesjian Center for the Arts officially opened its doors on Nov. 7, 2009. The museum is part of a seven-year project by Armenian-American Gerard L. Cafesjian, a former member of the board of directors for West Publishing Company, to restore downtown Yerevan’s Soviet-era Cascade, a waterfall-like stone staircase built into a hillside overlooking the capital city.

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Anahit Hayrapetyan is a freelance photographer based in Yerevan.

Cafesjian Center for the Arts Opens to a Packed House

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