Armenian department

In one of the museum rooms there is an exhibition of the series of paintings for Hov.Tumaniyan fairy tales, in the other – illustrations of David of Sasoun epic poem. The next to epic poem another exhibition dedicated to Europe’s day where children have illustrated the Fairy Tales of European countries, the heroes and architectural monuments: such as Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Sagrada di Familia in Barcelona, Big Ben in London, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Park of Tivoli in Copenhagen, etc. In the last room you can see illustrations to the birth of Jesus Christ batik and ceramic works dedicated to Noah’s ark. The last hall on the first floor involves in it applied and decorative art such as embroidery, batik, carpets, metal works, wood and stone carvings and ceramics.

Decorative-applied art

The Department of Decorative-Applied arts is the biggest in the museum. The department is presented in museum by ceramic art projects Noah’s Arc, David of Sasoun, Tower of Babel, Victory Day in Sardarapat. The exposition of this section includes also batiks based on Biblical and Epic themes, wooden, metal and stone samples, tapestries, embroidery, carpets.

Inernational department

The collection of the International Department was enriched with children’s works from more than 120 countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland,France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, etc.) of the world. Museum got these artworks by the Ministry of Education and Science RA, Ministry of Culture and by the Committee of cultural relations with foreign countries. In 1980 during the Olympic Games an international exhibition of children’s art was organized in Moscow the director of which was Henry Igityan. After the exhibition the best paintings were delivered to Armenian Children’s art museum as it was the only place where these paintings could be displayed. The paintings of English children were presented to the museum by the former Prime minister of the Great Britain Harold Wilson during his visit to the Soviet Union in 1976. Spanish children’s paintings were presented  by the Ambassador of Spain to the Soviet Union. The collection is refreshed sometimes with the help of delegations from foreign countries.