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A Translucent Art Museum in Dubai and a Biennale Exhibition Hall in South Korea: 8 Unbuilt Cultural Institutions Submitted by the ArchDaily Community

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In the contemporary context, museums face contradictory sets of ideas: becoming attractions on and of themselves but presenting an understated image that shits the attention to the exhibits, creating a safe and protected environment for the artifacts, yet opening them up to the public, becoming repositories of history yet catalysts for innovation. Searching for the balance between all of these constraints has resulted in the flourishing of diverse types of museums and cultural institutions, from those dedicated to the remembrance of a single event or persona to temporary homes for cultural events or spaces that expand their cultural offering beyond exhibition areas.

This curated selection of Best Unbuilt Architecture highlights projects submitted by the ArchDaily community that demonstrate the fusion of art, technology, and innovation within the realm of museums and cultural centers. Among the featured designs are works from renowned architectural offices, including CAA architects, NextOffice – Alireza Taghaboni, and Fentress Architects, along with several emerging firms. Ranging from a sculptural art museum in Dubai to a local cultural and recreational complex in Senegal, or an immersive science museum in Rome, Italy, this diverse compilation strives to showcase the spectrum of scales and purposes of cultural institutions.

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New Currier Museum CEO wants to connect the Granite State through art

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A new leader is taking over at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester.

Jordana Pomeroy will step in as the museum’s director and CEO on Sept 1. The Currier has been operating with an interim director, Karen Graham, as its former director Alan Chong stepped down last April after nearly seven years in the position.

Pomeroy has spent more than three decades in the museum world, including running the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at the Florida International University in Miami. She also spent time as the senior curator at National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington. She said that experience made her interested in featuring the voices and reputations of women and other marginalized groups that other people have spoken for throughout centuries.

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Famous landscape painting coming to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

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One of Britain’s most popular paintings is going on display at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.

‘The Hay Wain’ by John Constable is a landscape oil painting of rural, Victorian England. The masterpiece will feature as the centre piece of an exhibition called National Treasures: Constable in Bristol, ‘Truth to Nature’, running from 10 May to 1 September. The painting is coming from the National Gallery to mark 200 years since the iconic gallery was founded.

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The Met Guide: How NYC’s Metropolitan Museum Of Art Redefines Grandeur & Inspiration

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Whether it is the annual MET Gala organised by fashion stalwart Anna Wintour, the museum’s cameos in acclaimed TV shows (Project Runway, 2004 and Gossip Girl, 2007-2012), or the fact that it’s the holy grail for students of art and history, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has seamlessly percolated bucket-lists of individuals from all walks of life. And even if you’ve only just heard about it, we’re here to convince you why the expansive Metropolitan Museum deserves to be on your New York itinerary.

From prolific works by the French Impressionists to the well-represented European sculptures, here’s everything you need to know about the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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