Articles tagged Museum

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Mussolini’s former Cinecittà is now a museum – here’s why it opted for an installation-only exhibition

Rome – Housed in Mussolini’s former Cinecittà production studio in Rome is the Museo Italiano dell’Audiovisivo e del Cinema (MIAC), where 12 installations by None Collective …

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The theatrical mood of this transformed medicine gallery is more than cosmetic

London – By opening more space to the public and progressing exhibitions with different responses, WilkinsonEyre-transformed galleries in London's Science Museum reveal more than just …

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How will design help us survive post-anthropocene?

Bologna – Anthropocene, a multimedia exhibition at Bologna's MAST, investigates the human footprint on Earth and highlights the evolving role of design.

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This Chinese museum architecturally connects to the surrounding landscape

Changzhou – The amorphous shape of a lakeside urban institution in Changzhou is inspired by an historic musical instrument.

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An institution on a small Arctic island makes a big statement about the climate

Longyearbyen, Norway – You’ll have to make it to Longyearbyen – a town on a Norwegian archipelago between the mainland and North Pole – to visit The Arc, a Snøhetta-designed …

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How a studio uses the senses to spur ecological dialogue in an exhibition space

Kolding, Denmark – An audio-olfactory installation at Denmark’s Trapholt Museum by Studio Omer Polak addresses the growing concern about deforestation.

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MoMA’s overhaul gives the museum new breadth – literally and figuratively

New York City – A redesign by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler gave the New York institution extra space and broadened the way it considers display.

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How visual excess is (still) powering a retail revolution

New York City – In NYC, Museum of Ice Cream plans to open a permanent location and retailer House of Showfields merges art museum, theatre and product showcase. Both show that …

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In Geneva, an immersive fairy tale exhibition balances education and engagement

Geneva, Switzerland – La Fabrique des Contes is a temporary exhibition at the Ethnographic Museum of Geneva that brings the audience behind the scenes of the most popular European …

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At the Netherlands' Naturalis, design breaks barriers between museum and audience

Leiden, the Netherlands – The renewed Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden shows how taking an evocative rather than educative approach to museum design helps engage visitors of …

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At Berlin’s Futurium, maths + nature + tech = an entrancing exhibition space

Berlin – Art+Com Studios harnessed nature’s mathematical beauty and the power of augmented reality for an expansive biomimetic sculpture.

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With a huge park, Shanghai's glass museum gives reason to return (again and again)

Shanghai – Over a 20-year-long master plan for the building of Shanghai Museum of Glass, Coordination Asia is incorporating spatial experiences to enhance the visitor journey.