Airport information from Miami and Albany Int’l Airports

Flying someplace this week?

If you're, it’s an excellent guess you could locate your self caught at the airport someplace longer than you supposed.

But we’re here to preserve you recent on some of the on-the-ground facilities that might maintain you informed and entertained.

Miami Int’l Airport has a LEGO Store

Salt Lake City International Aiport (SLC) was the primary US airport to have a LEGO shop. one. And now Miami International Airport (MIA) has one too.

MIA’s 742-rectangular-foot LEGO® save opened in May and is positioned near gate D14. Hours: every day from 7 a.m. to nine:30 p.m.

Planting Utopia at Albany International Airport (ALB)

New York’s Albany International Airport (ALB) and its neighbor, the Shaker Heritage Society are mutually providing work through artist Julia Whitney Barnes.

Barnes spent a yr photographing and collecting specimens from over 150 flora growing within the Sharker Heritage Society’s herb garden, that is at the web page of the primary Shaker agreement inside the United States.

The herb garden, and ancient Shaker ‘present’ or ‘spirit’ drawings, are the inspiration for the snap shots and prints Barnes created in the course of her yr-lengthy project taking place view at Albany International Airport on July 16. There’s additionally a accomplice web page-particular installation at the Shaker Heritage Society, that is a short walk from the airport.

At the Shaker Heritage Society’s 1856 Drying House, Barnes’ set up consists of transient work of art on the outside of the ancient brick constructing. The photographs are stark blue and white silhouettes of herbs in bloom climbing the outdoor of the red brick walls. Inside, there are prints on material and hanging bunches of herbs from the garden. The murals and the installation will continue to be on view thru summer 2023.

For the set up at Albany International Airport, Barnes made eight cyanotype artwork on paper with flora accumulated from the Shaker herb garden. (Cyanotype is an antique photographic printing technique that creates dark greenish-blue prints.)

These paintings are reproduced on aluminum panels as a way to be on view for three to five years within the pedestrian corridor linking the new south parking garage with the ticketing place.

On July sixteen, ALB Airport will even debut a six-month-lengthy exhibition, referred to as Planting Utopia, inside the put up-protection Concourse A Gallery with art work, preparatory sketches, and a documentary video approximately the collaboration.

(All photographs courtesy Albany International Airport)