Institute of Arts
Institute of Arts
Division of Armenology and Social Sciences
Specialization: History and Theory of Armenian Art
Founded year: 1958
Director: Dr. of Arts Sci., Professor
Anna G. Asatryan
Address: Yerevan 0019, Republic of Armenia, 24c Marshal Baghramian Ave.
Phone number: (+374 10) 583702, (+374 10) 581851
Fax: (+374 10) 581109
E-mail: instart {[ at ]}
Main Fields of Activity

- Complex study of Armenian artistic culture
- History and theory of visual arts, decorative-applied arts, design
- History and theory of architecture, urban development
- Musicology, musical folkloristics
- Theatre studies, cinema studies
- The art of the Armenian diaspora
- Publication of the creative legacy of classics of Armenian art
- Terminological dictionaries on art
- Actual problems of modern Armenian art

Main Results

- The scientific substantiation of the reconstruction of the pagan temple of Garni

- The multi-volume series "Documents of Armenian Architecture" in the Italian, Armenian and English languages (Milan)
- The six-volume history of Armenian architecture
- Essays on the history of Armenian visual arts
- The multi-volume series "Armenian Traditional Music"
- The multi-volume chronicles of the Armenian theatre of the XIX-XX centuries
- The complete set of works by Alexander Spendiaryan in 11 volumes; the collected works by Komitas in 14 volumes
- Collections of scientific papers and fundamental studies on various spheres of Armenian art