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Movie museum to show film’s magic; opening late 2019

Movie museum to show film’s magic; opening late 2019

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (AMMP) will be immersed in the magic and dreamscape of cinema. At least that’s the goal for the $388-million museum under construction at the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. It is set to open at the end of 2019. “This [will be] an extraordinary […]

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Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ new museum on Wilshire Blvd. is still under construction, but the Larchmont Chronicle and other members of the press were recently invited to take a glimpse at what is to come. “People from across the globe come to Los Angeles to be inspired and to see things […]

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Renaissance underway on, over Wilshire

Renaissance underway on, over Wilshire

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Museums in the Mile Art museum director Michael Govan is perhaps the greatest fan of the futuristic design in the works for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “I think it’s going to be beautiful… It will be fantastic,” he enthused one day last month. The $600 million project, which includes a gallery space […]

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Academy Museum gets final okay; MMRA readies to sue

Academy Museum gets final okay; MMRA readies to sue

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A $300-million Academy Museum of Motion Pictures got rave reviews from the City Council June 24. A 13-0 vote paved the way for construction to begin as early as this summer. The Renzo Piano design includes a glass-domed 1,000-seat cinema to rise behind the Art Deco May Co. The building will be restored to its […]

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New movie museum stars in area drama

New movie museum stars in area drama

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Premieres, galas and exhibits are expected to draw celebrities, tourists and cars, cars and more cars once the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opens at 6067 Wilshire Blvd. The impact of the six-story movie museum and “entertainment center“ is not being addressed in a draft Environmental Impact Report on the 208,000 square foot project, said […]

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Larchmont got a sneak peek at film museum

Larchmont got a sneak peek at film museum

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Members of the Larchmont Chronicle got an exclusive look at the proposed Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ movie museum, which—if all the stars are aligned—is set to open at the historic May Co. on Wilshire Blvd. in 2017. A “magical” wooden box was brought to Le Pain Quotidien on Larchmont Blvd. last month, where, on […]

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