“Instead of building up and out, the alternative plan, developed by New York architect David Helpern, would largely reconfigure the museum’s existing space. Much of the expansion would take place below grade, an approach employed at London’s British Museum, the Morgan Library & Museum and others.”
"Put your phones away, please. Put your phones away!" warned the large security guard wandering a crowded Los Angeles museum space, where screenings began Saturday for the weekend premiere of "All Day/I Feel Like That," a short film by Kanye West and Academy Award-winning artist-director Steve McQueen. The L.A. County Museum...
Tulane University?s principal art space has changed its name. Previously known as the Newcomb Art Gallery, the institution has become the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University. Museum director Mónica Ramírez-Montagut stated, ?The institutional...Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art has three Los Angeles locations—one in West Hollywood, at the Pacific Design Center; one on Grand Avenue in Bunker Hill; and one in Little Tokyo. But now, somewhere in the middle, there's a new...
One of the most significant pieces of NASA history needs your help! Neil Armstrong's moon landing space suit - the "one giant step for mankind" suit - is starting to degrade. The National Air and Space Museum, along with the Smithsonian, has launched
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The following Kickstarter campaign is the first in a series of crowdfunding campaigns from the Smithsonian Institution. From the Kickstarter Blog: The Smithsonian’s first project, from the National Air & Space Museum, focuses on the spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong as he stepped off a ladder and became the first person on the moon. The […]
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is asking for help preserving and digitizing a suit worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong. Of course, it's not just any suit. It's the Apollo 11 spacesuit Armstrong wore the day he became the first person to set foot on the moon, exactly 46 years ago....
Every now and again I get involved in a project I’m truly, deeply excited about, and honored to be a part of. This is one of those times. The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum needs your help for a fantastic project. They need...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum is hoping to save a relic from the early days of space exploration — the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore during mankind's first moonwalk on July 20, 1969. But the Smithsonian needs a little help. Show More Summary
(Mark Avino, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution) Kickstarter is a place that honors creativity, past and present. We celebrate creators who are shaping the future — but we can’t begin to think about what lies ahead without looking back. Show More Summary
The National Air and Space Museum launches its first Kickstarter campaign Monday, asking the public to contribute $500,000 to conserve, digitize and exhibit Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit. The first in a year-long partnership with the online fundraising site, #RebootTheSuit celebrates Monday’s 46th anniversary of Armstrong’s walk on the moon. In return for pledges, the […]
Ashley and Douglas wished for a perfect mix of industrial architecture and soft, natural elements. Because of their love of art and the venue’s incredible space, the couple chose the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation in Waltham,...Show More Summary
There's an announcement I missed until about five minutes ago that those coming into Columbus for the SPACE show have to be at the library at either 4 PM or 5 PM today, Friday the 17th, to get one of the tours. The museum is closed over the weekend while swapping out shows, so these are the only times the tours are being offered. It's well worth your time if you haven't done it.
Given the Studio Museum’s unique position in the city’s arts and culture landscape, this rebuild, the first since the museum took up residence in its current space in 1982, seems to indeed be a cause to celebrate.
Artists often feel like fish out of water. Misfits in a society that puts business first, they flop around on the deck hoping that someone tosses them back before it's too late.
Earlier this spring my friends and I attended the Culture Night in Stockholm, where all the museums, theatres and other cultural institutions were open to the public for free until midnight. After absorbing all that the city could offer, we wearily boarded the train in the early morning to return home. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — This week, a show dedicated to a legendary LA radio DJ opens, a three-day multi-media performance returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), the media arts space Coaxial hosts a GIF arts festival, and much more.
The excitement in the air was palpable as hundreds gathered at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City this morning to experience New Horizon’s flyby of Pluto live. The space enthusiasts, unperturbed by the early...Show More Summary
Dubai is going to be home to the first 3D-printed offices; at 2,000 square feet, the space will serve as structural icon of the latest thinking in workplace design