Shaker Heritage Society

Airport information from Miami and Albany Int’l Airports

Flying someplace this week?

If you are, it’s a great bet you can locate your self caught at the airport someplace longer than you intended.

But we’re here to maintain you recent on a number of the on-the-ground facilities that would preserve you knowledgeable and entertained.

Miami Int’l Airport has a LEGO Store

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

MIA’s 742-square-foot LEGO® store opened in May and is positioned near gate D14. Hours: day by 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 jointly presenting paintings by way of artist Julia Whitney Barnes.

Barnes spent a 12 months photographing and collecting specimens from over a hundred and fifty flora growing within the Sharker Heritage Society’s herb lawn, which is on the website of the primary Shaker settlement inside the United States.

The herb garden, and historic Shaker ‘present’ or ‘spirit’ drawings, are the foundation for the snap shots and prints Barnes created during her yr-long challenge going on view at Albany International Airport on July 16. There’s additionally a associate site-particular installation at the Shaker Heritage Society, that's a short stroll from the airport.

At the Shaker Heritage Society’s 1856 Drying House, Barnes’ set up includes brief work of art on the outside of the historical brick constructing. The photographs are stark blue and white silhouettes of herbs in bloom climbing the outdoor of the purple brick partitions. Inside, there are prints on fabric and hanging bunches of herbs from the garden. The work of art and the installation will continue to be on view via summer season 2023.

For the set up at Albany International Airport, Barnes made 8 cyanotype artwork on paper with plants accrued from the Shaker herb garden. (Cyanotype is an vintage photographic printing technique that creates dark greenish-blue prints.)

These art work are reproduced on aluminum panels to be able to be on view for three to 5 years in the pedestrian corridor linking the new south parking storage with the ticketing region.

On July sixteen, ALB Airport will even debut a six-month-lengthy exhibition, called Planting Utopia, within the publish-security Concourse A Gallery with paintings, preparatory sketches, and a documentary video about the collaboration.

(All pictures courtesy Albany International Airport)