Archinect - News 2014-10-20T09:29:39-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/39005328/watch-first-look-at-the-museum-of-african-american-history-and-culture 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2y/2yqar4ntig507va9.jpg" 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="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/freelon_adjaye_bond_smithgroup_to_design_national_museum_of_african_america/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup to Design National Museum of African American History and Culture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/27094214/cranbrook-art-museum-reopens Cranbrook Art Museum Reopens Archinect 2011-11-11T11:50:14-05:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2f/2fef790734ec5ded0064b22e1cde05de.jpg" 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" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>