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LACMA sees the big picture as Academy Museum moves in next door
LACMA sees the big picture as Academy Museum moves in next door

In 2012, when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it had finally found a home for its long-discussed Academy Museum, just steps from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA Director Michael Govan began to hear from concerned colleagues. "Many people said to me, 'You're crazy to invite a movie museum next door to LACMA, given that the movies are the thing in Los Angeles,'" Govan said. "'Don't you think that all the donors are going to fund the movie museum and that you've just ruined your future?'" FULL COVERAGE: LACMA at 50 Instead, Govan believes, when LACMA's new neighbor opens in 2017, both...

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