The Academy Museum will include a 1,000-seat theater to be added to the back of the old May Co. building at Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, adjacent to the campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (in the background, left).
(Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)
The former May Co. department store building at Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, where the Academy Museum will be.
(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
The academy film museum will include a large event space, beneath a wide dome.
(Renzo Piano Building Workshop / Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)
A rendering of the theater housed in the large dome area in the Academy Museum.
A rendering of the theater planned for inside of the Academy Museum.