butter paper australasia : greaseproof architecture links 2000 - 2015

museums in all places

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bauhaus-archiv museum for design see more open website in same window

“The Bauhaus Archive / Museum of Design in Berlin is concerned with the research and presentation of the history and impact of the Bauhaus (1919-1933), the most important school of architecture, design, and art of the 20th century.

It is the most complete existing collection focused on the history of the school and all aspects of its work and is accessible to all. The collection is housed in a building drafted by Walter Gropius, the founder of the school.”

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bauhaus-archiv museum of design see more open website in same window

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Bruce Goff Archive see more open website in same window

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Canadian Centre for Architecture see more open website in same window

“The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is an international research centre and museum founded by Phyllis Lambert in 1979 on the conviction that architecture is a public concern.”

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City Museum Melbourne see more open website in same window

Occasional architecture-related exhibitions:

“City Museum is a gateway to ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ and allows visitors to absorb the full spirit of Melbourne under one roof. City Museum presents the story of Melbourne, through a myriad of diverse exhibitions. Be captivated by the events that have shaped Melbourne, and discover fascinating insights into the city’s development in one of Australia’s finest nineteenth century buildings.

City Museum combines social history with displays of historically significant objects, multimedia technology and contemporary art and craft, across a range of permanent and seasonal exhibitions. The hidden treasure of the Old Treasury Building is the historical gold vaults, which today houses the spectacular exhibition Built on Gold.”

Lyon Housemuseum see more open website in same window

“The house is located eight kilometres east of Melbourne in the residential suburb of Kew and displays selected works from the Lyon Collection. The Collection includes paintings, sculpture, video work and installations by many of Australia’s leading contemporary artists.

The private house and Collection are open for limited public viewing by appointment on designated days each year. The Housemuseum is also made available for visits by Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 school students on limited days each year.”

Museum Meiji-Mura see more open website in same window

“An open-air museum for preserving and exhibiting Japanese architecture of the Meiji period (1868-1912).” Contains a good sized chunk of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel, transplanted there in the 1960s. The reassembled foyer serves as the tea room.

The Art Institute of Chicago see more open website in same window

The architecture department at the AIC often has good exhibitions as well as a siginificant archive, much of which is scanned and online.

There are significant holdings of works by David Adler, Daniel Burnham and John Wellborn Root, Bruce Goff, Bertrand Goldberg, Marion Mahony Griffin, Louis Sullivan, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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