National Gallery of Armenia is the largest art museum in the country, the collection of which is presented in 56 exhibition halls, and gives a general idea of the history of national art and decorative-applied art as well as represents the art of foreign countries from ancient times to our days. In European, Russian, Armenian and Eastern art halls you can get acquainted with the works of Aivazovsky, Saryan, Kandinsky, Donatello and other prominent artists.
The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to National Gallery of Armenia by a private car or with the help of various travel companies which offer regular excursions and tours to different sights of the country. Due to the geographical location of National Gallery of Armenia the trip will not seem long.
The high season in Armenia lasts for a long time due to the pleasant climate conditions. Warm days in Armenia start in March and last until late autumn; winter is usually snowless and not long. The high precipitation season is variable. The tourist season for National Gallery of Armenia depends on the weather conditions.
The National Gallery of Armenia (NGA) was founded in 1921 under the decree of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (Armenian SSR) and represents the artistic section of the State museum. Upon its establishment the NGA's art section encountered difficulties, largely because Yerevan lacked state owned and private art collections to form the core of the collection. The first works to enter the collection where the dozens of works purchased from an Armenian painters' exhibition in August 1921.
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