The Hollywood Academy Museum project has been around since 2012. Dedicated to the memory of more than a century of cinema it should finally open to the public in 2020, after a troubled existence.
Museum of the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will open to the public in 2020. Anyway, maybe... The inauguration date has already been the subject of various tribulations (announced for 2012, the opening was expected to be in 2017), so it is advisable to look with caution at all the news about the project.
Situated on Wilshire Boulevard, about 6 km north of the Dolby Theater (room that has hosted the Oscar ceremony since 2002), the Museum is one of the most ambitious undertakings in the history of the Academy of Hollywood. With a radical ambition: to assert itself as "the largest institution in the world dedicated to the art and science of films."
Designed by the Italian Renzo Piano, an architect linked to such iconic buildings as the Pompidou Center or The New York Times building, the Museum distinguishes itself first and foremost by its interior plurality - a memory space dedicated to over a century of cinema and also a show center, "the museum is intended to be inspiring, entertaining and educational."
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