A retired family medicine physician in California, Aramais Paronyan, MD, currently focuses on a variety of philanthropic and community development activities. Dr. Aramais Paronyan also enjoys and supports fine art, including exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles.
Among its many programs and services, MOCA offers Art Talks and Lectures, and the Sunday Studio for Los Angeles residents. On Sunday afternoons and Thursday nights, MOCA usually hosts engaging presentations and informal art talks that allow audiences to join the dialogue and gain exposure to multidisciplinary perspectives on MOCA exhibitions. The lectures feature a wide range of individuals from the art community, such as curators, artists, scholars, and historians.
At MOCA’s Sunday Studio, families and community members of all ages can enjoy a participatory art experience where they use provided materials to craft a variety of art pieces. The quarterly event, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, is free to the public.