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06 October 2009

1997 – Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Architect: Frank Gehry Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, designed by Canadian architect Frank Gehry and opened to the public in 1997, was immediately vaulted to prominence as one of the world’s most spectacular buildings in...

02 October 2009

1948 – Museu de Arte Popular, Lisbon

Architect: Folk art museum, opened in 1948, has rooms with permanent collections and temporary exhibitions with a space, arranged on a provincial basis.

30 September 2009

1904 – Western Art Association, Brandon, Manitoba

28 September 2009

2002 – Market Place Arts Centre, Armagh

Architect: Glenn Howells The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre is Armagh’s state of the art cultural and conference facility in the heart of this historic city, in the city’s old Market Place....

25 September 2009

2002 – Clinton Centre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

Architect: Maxwell Pierce The Clinton Centre was built in 2002 and dedicated to Bill Clinton and his contribution to the Peace Process in Northern Ireland. Costing more than £3m it includes education and...

22 September 2009

1904 – Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Hammel Green & Abrahamson This 1904 building (previously the International Harvester Building) was renovated in 1996 to house the Plains Art Musuem. Typical of warehouses of the period, the structure is of...

18 September 2009

1916 – Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Sheply, Rutan and Coolidge

17 September 2009

1993 – Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Frank Gehry This was Gehry’s first major project to feature his now trademark organic stainless steel facade, celebrated with great acclaim in the Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa in Bilbao and the Walt Disney...

17 September 2009

1910 – Bridge Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin

Architect: Horace T. O’Rourke Sketch design by the city architect Horace T. O’Rourke for a new gallery on a bridge in the River Liffey.