TEHRAN –(Iranart)- All museums and historical places in the Iranian capital are allowed to resume their activities from September 18 as COVID-19 restrictions ease, Mohammadreza Kargar, said the director of the museums department of the Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- The Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) director Mohammad Hamidi-Moqaddam has said that film events should not be shut down due to the coronavirus.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- The manager of Tehran’s Azadi Cineplex has said that coronavirus has caused the most irreparable damage to the entertainment industry.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- The National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) has been closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus following a request by the Coronavirus Combat and Prevention Headquarters.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)-A selection of 282 artworks by artists from different generations will be showcased online from 31 July to 22 September on the website and Instagram of Golestan Gallery, Lili Golestan announced in a press release.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Filmmaker Mohsen Damadi has said that coronavirus is gradually causing the habit of going to cinema to fade away, and is imposing a great pause in all areas.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- A number of musicians have released music videos during home quarantine to insert hope and encourage people in the battle against coronavirus, while they have also tried to appreciate efforts made by the healthcare staff.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Owners of several art galleries in Iran have asked the government to support them during the hard days of the coronavirus pandemic.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- The activities of all art and cultural centers across Tehran have been shut down for one week due to a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus infections and deaths, the Coronavirus Control Operations Headquarters announced on Tuesday.
TEHRAN –(Iranart)- The director of Shokuh Gallery, a major art gallery in Tehran, has said that the lack of communication between people and art aficionados impacting the art community following the outbreak of coronavirus has caused the artists to lose motivation and feel depressed.