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May 24, 2016
Guy Pène du Bois

Meet Guy Pène du Bois, Accomplished American Painter AND Renowned Art Critic of the Early Twentieth Century

  Image source Recently, Crystal Bridges has installed a work by American artist Guy Pène du […]
May 23, 2016
winepainting

CR(EAT)E Food Blog – Blurred Wines

The lines between visual and culinary arts continue to be blurred at Crystal Bridges as […]
May 17, 2016
A WOW guest tangles with Chef Melody's specialty spaghetti.

CR(EAT)E Food Blog:  Frank Lloyd Wright, Exiled Meatballs, and the Usonian Cocktail

  The crowd gasped dramatically…millennials forced to peer up from their devices, men gnawing on […]
May 11, 2016
Giuseppe Archimboldo's "Spring," left; and Philip Haas's 3-D interpretation, right. (Spring, 2009, Fiberglass)

The Four Seasons: Philip Haas interprets Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Philip Haas’s set of monumental outdoor sculptures, The Four Seasons, are on display on the […]
May 10, 2016
Jack Allen, Crystal Bridges  volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight: Jack Allen

Meet Crystal Bridges Volunteer Jack Allen: Career Information (Past, Present or Future) College Degree in […]
May 9, 2016
Giuseppe Ceracchi, Alexander Hamilton, 1794. Marble, 25 x 12 x 14 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Satisfied: Giuseppe Caracchi’s Bust of Alexander Hamilton

By Amy Torbert, 2015-16 Tyson Scholar Amy Torbert was a 2015-2016 Tyson Scholar in American […]
May 3, 2016
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A Wyeth Family Reunion in Crystal Bridges’ Galleries

  Crystal Bridges proudly announces the arrival of a new family member, of sorts, to […]
May 2, 2016
George Inness (1825-1894)
Sunset on the River
1867
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Happy Birthday to George Inness, America’s Great Nineteenth-Century Artist-Philosopher

May 1 is the birthday of George Inness (1825-1894), an American painter who came of […]
April 27, 2016
Philip Haas, "Summer" (foreground), and "Spring" (background), 2011. Fiberglass.

Nature and Art: Doug Tallamy and Philip Haas at Crystal Bridges

This Friday, April 29,  Crystal Bridges brings Art and Nature together in a pair of fascinating […]
April 26, 2016
Starlight dogwood

A Look at Crystal Bridges Bloomers

The dogwoods are blooming!  Now that the leaves on the trees have turned the forest […]
April 23, 2016
Doublewide Image - 2016

CR(EAT)E Food Blog:  Return of the Doublewide

The experience is inexplicable…a single bite yielding a slightly chewy base texture juxtaposed against a […]
April 22, 2016
Art moving

A Day in the Life of a Museum Preparator

Did you know that Crystal Bridges employs more than 200 people?  It may surprise some […]