The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is slowly becoming a reality. This is especially with the support of a renowned architect known as Renzo Piano. A budget of $388 million will help make the museum great. Here is everything you want to know about the Academy Museum.
The Academy museum is not only a museum. The film industry is known to be recognized in Los Angeles. L.A’s arts and culture life is the inspiration behind the design and crafting of the Academy Museum. The Academy Museum is meant to enclose the 1000 seat Geffen Theater. The Academy Museum is designed for movie premieres, performances, screenings, and many other events. Also, it will have a spacious viewing platform where one can check out the surrounding Hollywood Hills. There will be two floors out of the six that will have permanent film memorabilia collection. The other space will have constantly changing installations and exhibits. The Academy Museum will also set aside halls for smaller screening, lectures and dynamic interactive exhibits. There will be a museum shop, an interactive education studio and a restaurant.
The Academy Museum is a work of restoration and not just a new construction. It provides a chance to build for the future and honor the past. Designers and builders are working hard to ensure that there is restoration of the Old Mary Company Building. This way you will get an accurate representation of the original glory of the building especially on the outside. The interiors of the building has been lost ever since the start of the project. However, builders and restoration experts have worked hard towards recreating the iconic gold foil mosaic of the exterior of the building.
There are many big names backing the Academy Museum. It is no surprise that the building is built by those behind giving the Oscars. The significant board of trustees as well as names such as Tom Hanks, Bob Iger and Annette Bening. The big names on the board of trustees are Fashion designer Diane von furstenburg and others. There are also countless institutions from around the world that are waiting in excitement as the pieces begin to mesh.
The Academy Museum provides something for everyone. It is expected to have costume design, picture technology, makeup and hairstyling, ephemera and much more.The Academy Museum is expected opening soon. It has been a project since 2012. Fundraising efforts have been taking place for years. The construction is almost coming to a close. The Museum is all goes well will open in mid-2019.