New Museums to be unveiled in 2016

New art museums globally have become platforms for the "starchitect" but these museums opening - or reopening - in 2016 have attractions beyond amazing buildings.
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The new SFMOMA will open 14 May, 2016; Photo Henrik Kam

SFMOMA

The new SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) will become the largest contemporary art museum in America when it reopens on14 May 2016, making it. The museum has been closed for the past two-years to complete its ambitious expansion–a 235,000-square-foot, ten-story addition by Norway-based architectural firm Snøhetta.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina

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