The awards are presented to six projects once a year.
The architects are Brooks + Scarpa.
The expansion is expected to cost $20 million and will include the following:
40,000 square-foot museum facility integrated around the current 12,000 square-foot museum building
Increase the number and quality of programs, opportunities, and amenities to better serve our growing audiences
Create a cultural destination on beautiful Lake Formosa designed to preserve and reimagine our green space, the intimacy of the Dr. Phillips Home, walking and bike paths, and sculpture garden
Welcoming and inclusive space for the highest caliber of exhibitions and programs to best attract audiences
Expand family-friendly and diverse art education programs to serve the community
Multi-purpose spaces for earned income; events, weddings, classrooms, and conference room
Ability to seat 250 and accommodate 400+ for standing indoor & outdoor events
Attract larger audience through new branded tourism efforts
Greater impact in the art and economic prosperity of the region
The expansion design was featured in the March 2020 issue of Architect magazine. Click to View.
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