Archinect - News 2015-10-08T19:36:50-04:00 Watch: First Look at the Museum of African American History and Culture Archinect 2012-02-22T19:27:00-05:00 >2012-02-23T21:30:16-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="274" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When the Museum of African American History and Culture opens on the National Mall in 2015, it will be "not just a record of tragedy, but a celebration of life," as President Obama said during the ground breaking ceremony on the site today.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup to Design National Museum of African American History and Culture</a></p> Cranbrook Art Museum Reopens Archinect 2011-11-11T11:50:14-05:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As the collection grew over the years, gallery space was lost to storage. Moreover, the building, designed by Eliel Saarinen, hadn&rsquo;t been updated since it opened, in 1942, leaving it &ldquo;no longer adequate to create a proper conservation or display environment,&rdquo; said Reed Kroloff, the academy&rsquo;s director.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>