The New Museum of Contemporary Art was designed by SANAA is located in New York, United States. The new museum, designed by the tip, Tokyo-based architects Kazuyo Sejima + Nishizawa / SANAA is set to open on 1 December 2007. They designed an installation breathtaking that will feature beautifully proportioned galleries, a theater, a stage of education, a new museum shop, a cafe, a space event on the top floor with roof terraces, and more.
The New Museum of Contemporary Art will occupy its own building, freestanding dedicated for the first time in the history of the institution and will be the first art museum constructed from scratch in downtown Manhattan. The seven-story, 60,000 square foot structure – a wire-Clad shimmering stack of boxes shifted off axis in a dynamic composition. Dressed in a silver anodized aluminum mesh expanded and punctuated by windows and skylights that offer vistas and vignettes of the city, the shape of the building was designed to express the changing dynamics of art and ideas that are presented inside. Complete dramatic floor, column-free exhibition spaces occupy three main gallery levels.
The large, light-washed space ground floor – named Marcia Tucker Hall in honor of the late founder of the New Museum – will be a lively public space where visitors will find acclaimed museum shop, an elegant coffee and a hall of glass-walled gallery lighted the day with the back above. These features and these spaces will provide a platform for large-scale programs International Museum, including exhibitions, installations, live presentations and performances, programs, public education, and a very original new global partnership initiative Institutional, Museum Hub.