“ … an architectural jewel that employs advanced design methods and technology to save energy and guard the works of art inside against hurricanes.”
Praised as a “regional showcase” by the Miami Herald, the new Frost Art Museum exhibits work from the university’s permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and current educational programs.
The design employs several sustainable strategies to protect the collections from the southern coastal weather and site conditions.
The nine galleries are grouped in threes, giving the curators great flexibility in display, lighting and scheduling. Skylights allow the museum to exhibit many of the works in UV-filtered natural light. An array of large “petals” controls light levels and colors, preferentially scattering light to display walls.
46,000 sq. ft. / 4,300 sq. m.
Miami New Times – Best of Miami Awards, Best Art Museum and Best Place for Kids to Unleash Their Creativity
5 September 2014
“Art Museums, Galleries, Street Art and Architecture in Miami”