The Grand Rapids Art Museum was designed by wHY Architecture is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Grand Rapids Art Museum, best known for its collection of 19th century American and 20th and paintings and European sculpture, opened its doors in October for a building $ 75million.
The basic setup of Michigan, who is touted as “the first and only art museum in the world that is LEED certified, is designed by Los Angeles based architecture why, Kulapat Yantrasast headed by a former Associate Tadao Ando. Located in the heart of a growing community of West Michigan, the concrete and glass is sitting next to Maya Lin designed a sculpture park in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The building includes 125,000 square feet, offering more than three times the gallery space of its old building for permanent and temporary exhibitions as well as local education and public programs. In addition to galleries, the building includes an auditorium with 285 seats, an education center, research library, cafeteria, shop and conference rooms and studies.