Cafesjian Center for the Arts

Gerard Levon Cafesjian (1925-2013) was a businessman and philanthropist who founded the Cafesjian Family Foundation, the Cafesjian Museum Foundation and the Cafesjian Center for the Arts.

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts celebrated its grand opening in November 2009. The Center is dedicated to bringing the best of contemporary art of Armenia and presenting the best of Armenian culture to the world.

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts offers a wide variety of exhibitions of more than 5000 unique works of contemporary art, as well as a diverse program of lectures, films, concerts, and numerous educational programs for children and adults. Over one million people visit the Center annually.

The Cafesjian complex is situated in a spectacular sculpture garden, with works by Botero, Flanagan, Chadwick, Plensa and Lalanne. The place is all over the enormous white-stone made Cascade. Passing through the Cascade one can get easily from the city center to the Victory Park on foot.

It is a prominent meeting place for fun and relaxation, beautiful walks and interesting conversations.