Germany's Museum in der "Runden Ecke" (literally "Museum in the 'Round Corner'") sits in a curved corner space that was once an office of the sinister East German secret police, the Stasi, and now houses a memorial museum full of their...Show More Summary
Newly renovated flagship hall will be open from Friday night to Saturday morning.
CANNES, France—Goodby Silverstein & Partners has been doing some fascinating work in the digital space lately, particularly on Instagram with Sonic Square Shakes and in virtual reality with The Dalí Museum's "Dreams of Dalí." On Wednesday...Show More Summary
An out-of-this-world experience is about to launch at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. And the mission is being guided by a real astronaut. Get ready to take off as “Beyond Spaceship Earth” opens at the museum on Saturday, June 25. At the heart of the new display is the International Space...
On Thursday, June 23 from 5-7pm the Tenderloin Museum hosts a free public forum on the future of San Francisco’s Civic Center. The panel features Project for Public Spaces’ Senior Vice President Ethan Kent and Mary McCue of MJM Management, Read More » The post Transforming SF’s Civic Center into a Great Public Space appeared first on Beyond Chron.
Avoid Obvious Architects created this fantastical museum proposal for the city of Suncheon, South Korea. Traditionally, Korean museums are set in a natural landscape, but since Suncheon doesn't have much open space, Avoid Obvious Architects propose an elevated structure that gives visitors a view of the sky. Show More Summary
It may surprise the thousands of visitors who have vacationed on the island of Santa Catalina, but the Catalina Island Museum has never had a permanent home. The museum opened in 1953, leasing a small space on the ground floor of the...Show More Summary
The extension opened Friday, giving female and international artists more space
See everything from museum designs to exponentially tiny homes. Opening on June 18, Japan’s Archi-Depot will be the country’s first museum dedicated entirely to architecture models. The 4,840-square-foot space in the Shinagawa district...Show More Summary
London's Tate Modern museum will this week unveil a vast pyramidal extension providing extra gallery space for the millions of guests who pour through its doors each year. The modern art museum has been a roaring success since it opened...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) announced plans today to work together to create a major new international collaboration. The institutions have agreed to develop, over the course of this year, a plan for a jointly...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — A Shape That Stands Up at Art + Practice (A+P) gallery, in partnership with the Hammer Museum, claims to “[examine] the space between figuration and abstraction” — a great starting point unless you have the sneaking suspicion that this space disappeared decades ago.
Hidden away in the tiny lakeside village of Listvyanka, a touristy town best known for the massive Baikal Lake it borders, this little art space/steampunk tribute is a most incongruous yet magnificent place to visit. Nestled deep inShow More Summary
“The Medici recognized the value of a physical space that would demonstrate their position and power: the Palazzo Medici, a domineering Renaissance palace, commissioned by Cosimo de’ Medici in the 1440s, was where it all began.”
There’s an exhibit on display right now at the Seattle Art Museum titled Light and Space, filling a large third-floor gallery with simultaneously large and unassuming pieces from New York minimalist Donald Judd. The exhibit includesShow More Summary
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art today announced the appointment of Clément Chéroux as senior curator of photography for the Department of Photography, which includes the Pritzker Center for Photography, the largest space permanently devoted to the display, study and interpretation of the medium at any art museum in the United States. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian has abandoned its plan to open its first stand-alone exhibition space in London, deciding but instead to partner with the Victoria and Albert Museum in its new space at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, officials said Monday. The decision represents a significant retreat from the Smithsonian’s original plan to occupy a 40,000-square foot […]
Loren B. Thompson Defense, United States The U.S. planes the Chinese intercept look more like exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum. Chinese fighter pilots trying to enforce Beijing's control of nearby airspace must...Show More Summary
Ali Fitzgerald investigates artist projects that uncover the inherent biases of institutions—especially when reckoning with a history of colonization.
My husband and I have lived in Seattle for over a year, but still haven’t seen many of the popular tourist destinations, like the Space Needle, the EMP Museum and the Pacific Science Center. This weekend, we’re finally taking the time to take in five major venues, all while saving more than $60 per person […]