Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Behind the scenes at the FAC

Posted By on Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 10:58 PM

Ever wonder how art travels from museum to museum? Here's a peek:

Crates of art from the Smithsonian sit against a backdrop of works by Vance Kirkland.
  • Edie Adelstein
  • Crates of art from the Smithsonian sit against a backdrop of works by Vance Kirkland.

Works are carried to the FACs top floor through an industrial freight elevator hidden in the main gallery.
  • Edie Adelstein
  • Works are carried to the FAC's top floor through an industrial freight elevator hidden in the main gallery.

After the works are hung, museum staff must adjust lighting and mount text.
  • Edie Adelstein
  • After the works are hung, museum staff must adjust lighting and mount text.

The FAC's NASA | Art: 50 Years of Exploration is up through March 7.

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