| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:46 AM
The Academy Museum's ambitious, $300-million capital campaign collected another major gift this week, from Dolby Laboratories.
The San Francisco-based audio company made a $12-million contribution — $7 million in technology for the future museum's...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam does it. The Louvre does it — twice. The Sackler Museum at Harvard wanted to do it in the 1980s, but neighbors objected and its design was changed.
Bridging a major street, as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art now...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:48 PM
For more than a century, The Force -- as in the force of law -- has been with open space advocates as they battled to keep Chicago’s lakefront free of buildings.
In 1909, Aaron Montgomery Ward won a historic court fight that kept the Field...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard.
The new design is meant to address concerns that the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Even before he starts work on July 1, Kerry Brougher has his hands full.
Brougher will become artistic director of the proposed Academy Museum, a project embroiled in shifting personnel, a withering review in the Los Angeles Times and general anxiety...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:35 AM
In her nearly three years as chief executive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Dawn Hudson has earned her share of praise and criticism. On Tuesday night, the board of governors is expected to consider renewing her deal, which expires in...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Zoltan Pali, one of the architects hired to work on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ future museum, has left the project, the academy has confirmed.
Pali, of the Culver City firm SPF:a, had been working with Italian architect...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is hiring an executive architectural firm for its film museum, saying there is "nothing unexpected or untoward" about the exit of Zoltan Pali, whose firm SPF:a was hired by the Academy in 2012 to assist...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Academy Museum is moving along at a normal pace, says Bill Kramer, reassuring Acad observers that "the design concepts remain the same" as before.
Reached in Italy, Kramer, managing director of the Academy Museum project, addressed some of the...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Zoltan Pali, one of the architects hired to work on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' future museum, has left the high-profile project.
The departure, which the academy is characterizing as a routine transition, comes in the midst of some...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The spaceship, alas, has lived to see another day.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced changes on Monday to the design team working on a $300-million movie museum on Wilshire Boulevard.
Zoltan Pali, the Los Angeles architect who'...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety.
Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...