Alvar Aalto Foundation
The Alvar Aalto Museum, a special museum of architecture, was founded in 1966. It is housed in a building designed by Aalto and completed in 1973. The museum has also been in charge of the Muuratsalo Experimental House since 1994.
The museum, which functions as an Aalto information centre, organizes exhibitions in Finland and abroad, and produces publications connected with Alvar Aalto. There is a wide-ranging permanent exhibition of Aalto's work on show in the museum. The new permanent exhibition on Alvar Aalto was opened at the beginning of 1998, the centenary of Aalto's birth.
Canadian Centre of Architecture
Canadian Centre of Architecture; A museum and study centre devoted to international architecture, Montréal.
The Carnegie Art Museum
The Carnegie Art Museum
Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
"The only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to the study of historical and contemporary design, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum recognizes that individuals, societies, and the natural environment are linked through design." New York City.
The Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to delight, inspire, and educate the public by acquiring, conserving, studying, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of the highest quality within its fields of collecting. It offers a wide range of public programs, including lectures, classes, films, and performances. The Museum has two locations: the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, which houses the collections of European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, and decorative arts, and European and American photographs; and the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu, which will house the collection of classical antiquities. Los Angeles & Malibu California.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum
The MIT Museum houses three extensive permanent collections of art, artifacts, drawings, and photographs, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Museum of Modern Art - Architecture and Design Collection
The world's first curatorial department devoted to architecture and design was established in 1932. The architecture collection documents buildings through models, drawings, and photographs, and includes the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Archive. The design collection comprises more than 3,000 objects, ranging from appliances, furniture, and tableware to tools, textiles, sports cars--even a helicopter. The graphic design collection includes in excess of 4,000 examples of typography, posters, and other combinations of text and image. New York City.
National Building Museum
Created by an act of Congress, the National Building Museum is America's
premier cultural institution dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture,
design, engineering, construction, and urban planning. Through engaging
exhibitions and education programs - including innovative curricula for
school children and stimulating programs for adults - the Museum is the
forum for exchanging ideas and information about such topical issues as
managing suburban growth, preserving landmarks and communities, and revitalizing
urban centers. Washington D.C.
National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art houses one of the finest collections in the world illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present. Search the collection by specific artist, title, or a combination of criteria. Review the Gallery's World War II provenance research of paintings in its collection. Tour the collection by medium and school, or choose a Gallery Guide in English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish (PDF format) for your visit. In-depth studies focus on artists and works of art.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The National Museum of Women in the Arts brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by educating the public concerning their accomplishments. Washington D.C.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. With the opening of the Department of Architecture and Design In 1983, SFMOMA became the first West Coast museum to establish a Department of Architecture and Design. The department focuses on the architecture and design achievements particular to the Bay Area, California, the American West, and the Pacific Rim. San Francisco.
New York City's Skyscraper Museum
Founded in 1996, THE SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM is a private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. New York City.