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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Set to Open in December 2020

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The opening date for the highly anticipated Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has been finally revealed. Film enthusiasts will be able to explore the wonders of cinema in Los Angeles as of 14 December 2020!

 

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During the occasion of the 92nd Academy Awards, Tom Hanks, who has the role of museum trustee and co-chair of the Academy Museum campaign, had the privilege to announce future plans for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures which will open on December 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Featuring a unique aesthetic that highlights a round dome, the museum will be regarded as the “world’s premier film institution” and the renowned Italian architect, Renzo Piano is overseeing the construction and completion of this cultural project. Now, let’s take a sneak peek what will be a landmark for cinema in the foreseeable future!

 

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Image credit to Joshua White/JW Pictures/Academy Museum Foundation

 

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures was created to highlight the power of films as well as give a detailed look at the process that goes behind making a film. The building is almost completed and it will have four floors, all of which will be brim with one-of-the-kind installations and exhibitions.

 

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Image credit to Academy Museum Foundation

 

The Los Angeles architecture firms, Studio Pali Fekete Architects and Gensler as well as designers Rick Carter and Gallagher & Associates are collaborating with Renzo Piano to create this majestic cinema museum.

 

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Image credit to Renzo Piano Building Workshop/Academy Museum Foundation

 

‘We cannot wait to welcome the whole world to the academy museum. when our doors open on December 14, our thrilling combination of exhibitions, screenings, and public and educational programs will create unparalleled experiences for movie lovers everywhere.” – Bill Kramer, the director of the Academy Museum. 

 

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Image credit to Renzo Piano Building Workshop/Academy Museum Foundation

 

As a whole, when December comes, film lovers will be able to gather in a historic yet contemporary space that honors not only the legacy of the Oscars but also connects the world through cinema!

 

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