Museum architecture: receptacle or spectacle? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Percussionists and female creative powerhouses take centre stage at Mofo 2016 Tasmania’s famed Museum of Old and New Art’s highly awaited 2016 Festival of Music and Art will take on a new format this summer, returning to Mona for a long weekend of non-stop music, art and performance. Superhouse: architecture and interiors beyond the everyday Many of the houses display a seamless connectivity to breathtaking landscape. The art of wearing Melbourne interiors (locked) The iconic interiors of Melbourne's cultural institutions have been transformed into wearable architecture. Slow but steady progress at Collingwood arts precinct (locked) The former TAFE college in Collingwood has received a $2 million basic upgrade, but the site is far from being tenant-ready. (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley Friday 6 December, 2013 Has museum display become subservient to the sculptural branding of architects or should the architecture be a neutral backdrop? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author 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. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW, and you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.