Under the patronage of Nazareth & Silva Sabounjian, the Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery organized its Holiday season exhibition under the title "New Year, New Beginning". The collective exhibition was launched with a remarkable opening ceremony on the evening of December 17 2015 and featured the works of Charbel Samuel Aoun, Doreen Khanameerian El Zein, Jaqueline Ohanian, Janet Hagopian, Mansour Al Haber, Missak Terzian, Raffi Andonian, Wissam Beydoun, and Zeina Badran.
This exhibition is the tenth and final exhibition organized by the Hamazkayin Art Gallery in the year 2015.
Art Gallery representative, Suzy Derderian wished that the New Year would be inspired by the theme of this final exhibition and be a year of hope, peace, and joy.
Artist Jaqueline Ohanian spoke in the name of the participating artists. First, she thanked the Hamazkayin Art Gallery, specially the director of the Art Gallery Mr. Hagop Havatian for organizing this exhibition. Then, she said that the uniqueness of this exhibition lies in its evident ardor in painting, photography, sculpture, and installation, which not only supports already established artists, but also drives forward young artists who have just stepped into the world of art. Finally, in the name of all the artists, she wished happy holidays to all the attendees.
Patron Nazareth Sabounjian spoke next. He said that the Hamazkayin Art Gallery, by continuously valuing art and culture, remains true to the path of artist Lucy Tutunjian whose name it proudly bears.
Sabounjian also referred to the other Hamazkayin Community organizations which have all enriched the Lebanese cultural life which their continuous participation in it.
He ended his word by thanking the Hamazkayin Art Gallery and its director and congratulating the artists and wishing them success.
The exhibition remains open until January 16, 2016. The Art Gallery is open each day except Sundays and holidays from 9:30 am until 6:30 pm.