Learning The “Secrets” of Art

Facts You Might Not Know about the Andy Warhol Museum

People choose to remember their loved ones or people who do great things in various ways. Pictures or other things in the life of the deceased are used by the living to keep their memory. When the items are selected, they are then kept well as they represent memories of the departed ones. Such places include art museums.

One of the most famous art museums is the Andy Warhol Museum. You might have heard some things about this museum but there are some things you might not know about the Andy Warhol Museum. In this discussion we will look at some of the things you might not have heard about the Andy Warhol Museum.

How much do you know about the size of the Andy Warhol Museum? In the entire North America, the Andy Warhol Museum is the biggest of all museums dedicated to one person. Andy Warhol museum has been named after the popular pop icon, Andy Warhol. The museum is, therefore, dedicated to only the works of Andy Warhol, the pop artist and producer. The artefacts you will find in the museum are collections of Andy’s life such as his paintings, paperwork, printed work, sculptures, as well as videotapes and films.

There is also another thing you might want to know about the building in which the museum is found. The museum is housed in a building in Pennsylvania that is seven floors tall. However, that could be common knowledge to you. Did you know that this building housing the Andy Warhol Museum was once a warehouse? The warehouse was renovated to make it a museum. Twelve million dollars is the cost estimates of the renovations done to make it as it is today.

The resignation of the Andy Warhol museums first director a few months after its opening is another thing you might not know. The accurate period of time that the initial director of the museum stayed at its helms is only six months. Bad blood between the director and other stakeholders is the reason given by the director for his resignation.

Something else that might not be known by everyone about this museum is the fact that it has been to more than fifty locations for external exhibitions within twenty years. The total official number of the outside exhibitions held within the twenty years of the Andy Warhol Museum existence totals to more than one hundred and fifty-three. Such a number is not a mean achievement for any museum to reach. Seeing that more than nine million visitors have visited the museum is an indication that these exhibitions have borne fruits.

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