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Simple facts? -Architect-brief history of the art museums donor-interesting facts. Today I learned that … The Andy Warhol Museum is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, located at 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5890. It is the largest museum in the U.S. Dedicated to a single artist. The museum is housed in a 88,000 square feet (8,200 m2), seven levels, old industrial warehouse. Plans for the museum were announced in October 1989 [4], the medium about 2 years and after the death of Warhol. At the time of the announcement, which works with an estimated value of $ 80 million were donated to the museum recently announced by the Dia Foundation AWFVA. [4] Thomas N. Armstrong III, who was the director of the Whitney Museum of American Art 1974-1990, was appointed the first director of the museum in 1993. [5] In 1993, the 88,000 square feet (8,200 m2) warehouse and extensive renovations had cost about $ 12 million, and AWFVA had donated over 1,000 works of Warhol, worth over $ 55 million [5 ], a donation that grew to about 3,000 works. Immediately in 13 May 14, 1994, the museum attracted about 25,000 visitors to its opening weekend The museum has grown as a destination in 2009 attracted 103,298 and 106,396 for 2010. Many celebrities in their own right comes to Pittsburgh to visit the works of Andy Warhol. Mick Jagger, Bono, First Lady Michelle Obama, Robert Downey Jr., Rupert Everett, Brooke Shields, Nelly Furtado, Willem Dafoe, Donna Karan, Laura Linney, Eddie Izzard, French first lady Carla Bruni and Prince Andrew, Duke of York are just a few who have made a special trip to see the gallery. The 2010 film "She's Out of My League" filmed a key scene in the museum for an evening event. Movie theme hosted the event. # Ixzz1NBWPc4e8

Here's a video I took while visiting the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC This is the first part, which focuses mainly on mammals. . .