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The Miller House (Courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art)
Even if Columbus, Indiana is not on your travel itinerary Eero Saarinenâ€™s Miller House and Garden may come to you via the internet. Last week, the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) announced a $190,000 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) to digitize its Miller House and Garden Collection.Â The houseâ€”a celebrated collaboration between architect Saarinen, interior designer Alexander Girard, and landscape architect Dan Kileyâ€”opened for tours last year , and theÂ museum reports more than 6,500 tour tickets were sold. With the increased interest comes a growing number of requests from researchers asking for access to the homeâ€™s archives. While in good condition, the museum writes in their NEH proposal that â€œrepeated handling would quickly degrade these important and unique materials.”Â Read More