American Craft

Art for Earth’s Sake

BUILDING A MUSEUM FROM the ground up is a slow, laborious process: deciding on a mission, raising money, finding a space, amassing a collection, organizing exhibitions. It can take years to move from initial idea to realized vision. But the Climate Museum has no such luxury, as it takes on perhaps the most pressing issue of our time. As an early visitor said, “Never has this made more sense than now.”

Director Miranda Massie conceived of the museum in

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