Katowice Aims to Replicate “Bilbao effect” With New Museum

In October 1997 the Guggenheim Museum was opened in Bilbao, turning a once struggling postindustrial city into a thriving global tourist magnet. Designed by Frank Gehry and costing around 100 million dollars to build, the museum was an instant success, with almost 4 million visitors in its first three years. Katowice's Muzeum Śląskie (www.muzeumslaskie.pl/en/) will […]

November 22, 2012 - Tom Riley