At the Chrysler Museum of Art we are in the process of expanding and renovating our main building, and the end result will be more gallery space, better amenities and freshly redesigned exhibits. Our reopening is scheduled for May 10, 2014.
A key component of our renovation is the replacement of outdated heating and cooling systems—which are absolutely crucial in protecting and preserving our works of art—with more modern, efficient systems. Such green initiatives will help us reduce our energy bill, which currently tops $40,000 per month.
The expanded and renovated Museum will allow us to display more works of art, including a major expansion of our display of glass and contemporary art. It will provide a more engaging visitor experience, including a vastly expanded Cafe and Wi-Fi access in every gallery. It will improve handicapped access, traffic flow and parking, and it will set the stage for a bright future for the entire Museum campus.