Photos: Potomac's Glenstone Museum Reopens With New Spaces and Art

The Glenstone Museum, a Potomac, Maryland, museum that aims to merge modern art, architecture and its leafy pastures, reopened Oct. 4 after a five-year expansion.

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Iwan Baan/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
The Pavilions is the new 204,000-square-foot building the Glenstone Museum inaugurated on Oct. 4. It features nine single-artist installation rooms.
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Iwan Baan/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
The Glenstone Museum's campus includes more than 230 acres of rolling green pastures and woodland in Montgomery County, Maryland, around Potomac.
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Jeff Koons/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
Sculptures like "Split-Rocker," from artist Jeff Koons are featured prominently on the museum's grounds.
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Iwan Baan/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
Boarded walkways take visitors through lush woodlands located on the museum grounds.
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Iwan Baan/Photo courtsey of Glenstone Museum
Visitors to the Pavilions, the new museum building, can also step out into the Water Court, an 18,000-square-foot open area, for a breath of fresh air and a look at the water lilies and irises that grow in this contemplative space.
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Ron Amstutz/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
Post-World War II-era artwork is shown in one of nine rooms in the Pavilions. Photographed here are three of Mira Schendel's "Objecto grafico" pieces from the 1960s.
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Ron Amstutz/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
An installation of Eva Hesse's 1965 artwork "Several," on display in the Pavilions at Glenstone.
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Ron Amstutz/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
View this installation of On Kawara's "Moon Landing" at the Pavilions.
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Ron Amstutz/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
Another installation to view as you walk through the Pavilions' rooms is Lygia Pape's 1961 "Livro do Tempo I."
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David Hammons' 1988 piece "How Ya Like Me Now?" is on display in Room 2 of the Pavilions.
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Ron Amstutz/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
The 1963 "Accumulation on Cabinet No. 1" by Yayoi Kusama is on display in Room 2 of the Pavilions as well, a 9,000-square-foot, column-free space.
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Ron Amstutz/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
Louise Bourgeois' "Destruction of the Father" is a 1974 creation made of latex, plaster, wood, fabric and red light. It is on display in the Gallery building, one of the original buildings opened in 2006.
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Iwan Baan/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
Also on view on the Glenstone Museum's grounds is Tony Smith's "Smug" sculpture, made of aluminum and painted black.
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Ron Amstutz/Photo courtesy of Glenstone Museum
Robert Gober's "Untitled" is a 1992 piece made of plywood, forged iron, plaster, latex paint, enameled cast iron, stainless steel, painted cast bronze and other materials. See it in Room 4 of the Pavilions, where the major three-section installation is on long-term view.
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