July 17, 2023

Dorte Mandrup Reveals Plans for Canada’s Long-Awaited Inuit Cultural Heritage Centre

In 1993, Nunavut Agreement gave the Inuit a large swath of land in Canada's largest Aboriginal land claim settlement. After 30 years, a heritage center honoring Inuit culture is finally taking shape. While the agreement had always called for a heritage center, it's only now that this important space to preserve artifacts and traditions is moving forward. In an exciting development, the Danish architecture studio Dorte Mandrup won the international competition to design the center.

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January 22, 2023

Learn About the Louvre: Discover 10 Facts About the Famous French Museum

A cultural landmark of France and a world-renowned institution, no trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the Louvre. With over 7,500 paintings and approximately 38,000 objects, this 15-acre complex is a destination for every art and history lover. And while many are familiar with the Louvre as the home of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, there is a lot more to unpack about the structure's long, storied past.

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December 11, 2021

151,000 Artworks Are Stored in World’s First Publicly Accessible Museum Art ‘Depot’

The Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam is a highly anticipated project by Netherlands-based architecture firm MVRDV. Branded as the world’s first publicly accessible art depot, the structure will store 151,000 pieces from the nearby Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. The new station means that, unlike most museums where a large portion of the collection remains in storage, the entire body of artwork can be enjoyed by the public. The building is 130 feet (39.5 meters)

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