Museum Construction

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) In the midst of a lot of bad news, here's a nice change of pace. A former forester and forest conservation advocate from Oregon has bequeathed roughly $2 million to shine a light at the end of a long tunnel to an elusive National Conservation Legacy Center in Missoula.

The spirit of Star Wars is taking form in a huge $1.5 billion spacecraft-like structure called the George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park in Los Angeles. The futuristic museum building is even being built using highly modern equipment, including robots and drones.

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation announced today that, following a national search launched in October 2018, Arlington, Texas has been selected by the Foundation's Board of Directors as the site for the future National Medal of Honor Museum.

SR Construction recently was named the general contractor of the upcoming expansion project for the Neon Museum. The expansion will consist of renovating and repurposing the Reed Whipple Community Center to be used by the Neon Museum. Totaling more than 34,000 sq.

Officials broke ground on a $20 million revitalization and expansion project for the Pearl Harbor campus of the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park. The project, which is expected to be complete in April 2020, will add new exhibits and about 3,000 sq.

CAIRO (AP) — On the Giza Plateau outside Cairo, thousands of Egyptians are laboring in the shadow of the pyramids to erect a monument worthy of the pharaohs. The Grand Egyptian Museum has been under construction for well over a decade and is intended to showcase Egypt's ancient treasures while drawing tourists to help fund its future development.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Construction is expected to resume in January on the long-delayed American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City. Blake Wade, CEO of the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority that is building the museum, told The Oklahoman that the fund to finish construction has $50 million.

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) Construction is now under way on the long-awaited, $50 million museum in Fort Smith focused on the U.S. Marshals Service. The United States Marshals Museum will be built on the banks of the Arkansas River near Fort Smith. Plans have been in the works for years, and the museum said on July 26 that a fall 2019 completion date is planned.

BLISSFIELD, Mich. (AP) Work has begun in southeast Michigan on the future American Farm Museum and Education Center. The groundbreaking for the project was held in July in Blissfield, The Daily Telegram of Adrian reported. Construction has begun on a storage building, which is the first step in a multiphase plan.

The Fluor Foundation, Fluor's philanthropic arm, has donated $500,000 to the International African American Museum (IAAM) in Charleston, S.C. “Fluor values diversity and has always prioritized education,” said Torrence Robinson, president of the Fluor Foundation and Fluor's senior director of Global Community Affairs.

Construction has officially begun at the site of the United States Marshals Museum (USMM) at Fort Smith in Arkansas. July 26 was a “big day” for Patrick Weeks, USMM president and CEO, for whom the start of construction on this special project was a long time coming.