Building projects

Los Angeles alternative space LAXART lays down roots with $5m new building

After moving into its first permanent home later this year, nonprofit is prepping an ambitious show of decommissioned Confederate monuments

Art Gallery of Ontario goes big with plans for new Modern and contemporary wing

The 50,000 sq. ft showplace, dubbed AGO Global Contemporary, is set to launch in 2026-27

Miami organisation Oolite Arts plans $30m new eco-conscious complex

The nonprofit, which hosts exhibitions, workshops, artist residencies and more, is putting environmental resilience at the core of its new home

Light and much more Space: first look at the expanded Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

La Jolla museum is set to reopen after a $105m renovation and collection revamp, telling the story of contemporary art from a distinctively West Coast perspective

Glasgow's Burrell Collection reopens after £68m revamp of parkland home

Six-year modernisation creates more space for one of Scotland's finest art collections, amassed by shipping magnate William Burrell

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Qatar ramps up cultural programme ahead of Fifa World Cup with three new museums

Rem Koolhaas and Herzog & de Meuron selected to design new institutions

From Christie’s to the United Arab Emi-Rex: record-smashing Tyrannosaurus fossil to be star of new Abu Dhabi museum

The massive ‘Stan’ skeleton is one of two major scientific discoveries destined for the Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island

Frank Gehry unveils new design for $350m arts school building in downtown Los Angeles

The new building for the Colburn School, an important music and dance institution, is expected to be complete in 2025

London's National Gallery releases first images of major redevelopment plan

Ahead of a public consultation on the £25m-£30m project, further details of the Selldorf Architects redesign of the Sainsbury Wing entrance have been unveiled

'Laboratory of the future': Rome's Maxxi museum unveils plans for new R&D centre, green spaces and solar energy

Sustainable masterplan will cover Zaha Hadid building in solar panels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

After years of wrangling, Australia commits $228m to build a landmark centre for Indigenous culture

Ngurra precinct in Canberra will provide a home for returned ancestral remains in the heart of the capital

David Adjaye plans slavery museum in Barbados as new republic severs ties with Britain

Complex that will include a research institute for the Barbados Archives—a 400-year-old documentation of the British transatlantic slave trade

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Australian painter's beloved Bundanon estate to be reborn with 32 guest rooms and a bushfire-resistant gallery

Arthur Boyd's rural home—which hosts his collection and Australia's largest residency programme—will reopen after a major expansion in early 2022

A director’s tour of London’s revamped Courtauld Gallery

Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces are back on view after a major building transformation and “looking better than ever”

Denver’s Gio Ponti-designed Art Museum gets a $150m revamp and a remix

Campus expansion opens up “standoffish” building and inspires a total rehang of the encyclopaedic art collections

Queens Museum director on its transformative expansion and learning from the pandemic

Led by Sally Tallant, the community-focused museum is building a new educational centre thanks to a $26.4m grant from New York City

A £2.8m transformation of London's Studio Voltaire addresses shortage of affordable studio space

The not-for-profit has added 45 spaces for artists as well as a cafe and shop

London’s Museum of Childhood to be renamed the Young V&A following £13m renovation

East End institution will no longer cater to adults “revelling in nostalgia” and rather be focussed on those aged up to 14 years old

Arts & Crafts Movement gets a dedicated museum in St Petersburg, Florida

The new institution has been founded by the private collector and businessman and Rudy Ciccarello

Putting Uruguay on the art map: sculptor Pablo Atchugarry is building a world-class museum in his home country

Billed as Uruguay's most comprehensive hub for international contemporary art, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Atchugarry will open in Punta del Este next January

Museu de Arte de São Paulo plans to tunnel its way through to a new 14-storey building

The Lina Bo Bardi-designed museum in Brazil can currently only display 1% of its 11,000-piece collection

Mies van der Rohe's landmark Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin ready for reopening after 'surgery' by David Chipperfield

Architect's Modernist masterpiece was “incredibly badly built” and took six years and €140m to restore to its former glory

Hide and seek: Hirshhorn museum to cover entire building in a giant painting by Nicolas Party

As the Washington, DC institution begins a renovation project in September, a four-storey-high work will adorn its scaffolding

No luck getting tickets for immersive Van Gogh show? San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum opens with more cutting-edge projections by teamLab

The pandemic-delayed expansion features an interactive exhibition by the Japanese contemporary art collective that was designed to disorient

London's National Gallery appoints architect Annabelle Selldorf for its major renovation

First phase of the work is due to be completed by May 2024, in time for the gallery’s 200th anniversary

Richard Serra steel work to get its own art cabin in the woods at Glenstone

The artist is collaborating with the architect Thomas Phifer to design the new stand-alone gallery

Cinematic revival: Hong Kong's post-war landmark State Theatre to be restored by 2026

Billionaire collector and property developer Adrian Cheng is leading the project to reopen the defunct 1950s cinema as a "cultural oasis"