Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is a museum in Los Angeles, California constructed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which is devoted to the history, science, and cultural impact of the film industry. It is the first large-scale museum of its kind in the United States. The museum is located in the historic May Company Building on the intersection Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, part of Museum Row on the Miracle Mile.
|Location||6067 Wilshire Boulevard|
Los Angeles, California
|Type||Motion picture history|
|Collection size||over 13 million objects|
|Director||Bill Kramer (since 2019)|
|Owner||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences|
|Public transit access|| Wilshire/Fairfax (2024)|
Originally expected to open in 2020, its completion and opening was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The museum eventually opened to selected celebrity guests on September 25, 2021, and to the general public on September 30.
On Thursday, July 14, the museum voluntarily recognized Academy Museum Workers United as the bargaining representative for 160 of its employees.