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People choose to remember their loved ones or people who do great things in various ways. Pictures or other things in the life of the deceased are used by the living to keep their memory. These things are kept in special places so as to keep memories of these people alive. One such a place to keep these things is a museum.

 

One of the most famous art museums is the Andy Warhol Museum. You might have heard some things about this museum but there are some things you might not know about the Andy Warhol Museum. In this discussion we will look at some of the things you might not have heard about the Andy Warhol Museum.

 

How much do you know about the size of the Andy Warhol Museum: What You Don't Know? It has become established that it is the biggest art museum in the North America that has artifacts about a single person. The museum is named after the popular pop artist Andy Warhol. The museum is, therefore, dedicated to only the works of Andy Warhol, the pop artist and producer. The artefacts you will find in the museum are collections of Andy's life such as his paintings, paperwork, printed work, sculptures, as well as videotapes and films.

 

There is also another thing you might want to know about the building in which the museum is found. Standing in Pennsylvania, the building housing the Andy Warhol museum is seven floors tall. However, that could be common knowledge to you. But do you know that the building before it was converted to a museum was a warehouse? Turning the warehouse into a museum required renovations to be done. Twelve million dollars is the cost estimates of the renovations done to make it as it is today. Get more facts about arts at http://www.dictionary.com/browse/art.

 

You might also be baffled to know that the Andy Warhol founding director resigned from his position just a few months after its grand opening. The founding director of the Andy Warhol museum only lasted as director of the museum for six months. Bad blood between the director and other stakeholders is the reason given by the director for his resignation.

 

 

Something else that might not be known by everyone about this museum is the fact that it has been to more than fifty locations for external exhibitions within twenty years. The total official number of the outside exhibitions held within the twenty years of the Andy Warhol Museum: What You Don't Know existence totals to more than one hundred and fifty-three. Such a number is not a mean achievement for any museum to reach. Fruits of these exhibitions have been seen since they have been more than nine million visitors going to the museum within its time of existence.