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January 18, 2017

Music and Art: A Collaborative Concert with SONA

Last year, Crystal Bridges worked with Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Director Paul Haas to develop […]
January 17, 2017
Installation of artworks for the temporary exhibition The Art of American Dance.

Members Get the Scoop! We’re not talking about ice cream…

Today’s post was prepared by Hannah Brown, Crystal Bridges’ Membership Program Assistant   Your Crystal […]
January 17, 2017
Photo by Marc F. Henning
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art's Artinfusion event on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at The Legacy Building in Fayetteville, Ark.

Your Artinfusion 2017 Field Guide

With all the changes that 2016 brought for artinfusion, your friendly neighborhood artinfusionGuru thought a […]
January 16, 2017
Alice Neel
Hugh Hurd, 1964
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Crystal Bridges Announces Alice Neel Acquisition and Members Preview

Crystal Bridges is pleased to announce the acquisition of a portrait of actor Hugh Hurd […]
January 13, 2017
Sand Painting: Deep Sea Black 2, by Claus Bosch

Tales from the Museum Store: Harry Connick Jr., The Sandman, and Me

The day started out as an ordinary Saturday at the Museum Store.  But at Crystal […]
January 11, 2017
Members of Crystal Bridges Artinfusion Advisory Council

The 411 on the Artinfusion Council

  Artinfusion is an affinity group within Crystal Bridges’ membership program designed to provide social […]
January 5, 2017
Crystal Bridges' north elevator tower under construction

Going Up: North Elevator under construction

Visitors to the Museum have likely noticed that artworks have been removed from the north […]
January 3, 2017
"Lunar Rendezvous—Circle of Flowers," 1969
Alma Thomas, 1891 - 1978 
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Never Too Late: Late Bloomers in Crystal Bridges’ Collection

It may not surprise you to learn that many of the people who work in […]
January 1, 2017
Brooks Garner

Volunteer Spotlight: Robert “Brooks” Garner

Meet Crystal Bridges Volunteer, Robert “Brooks” Garner!   Career Information (Past, Present or Future)     In […]
December 28, 2016
Keith Haring (1958 - 1990)
"Moses and the Burning Bush"  1985
Acrylic on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

A Musical Crystal Bridges Tour, Courtesy of the Teen Council

Crystal Bridges’ Teen Council is a group of awesome high school students from all across […]
December 15, 2016
Childe Hassam, (1859 - 1935)
"Paris at Twilight," 1887
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Photography by Dwight Primiano.

Childe Hassam’s Paris at Twilight

As the days grow shorter, many of us we find ourselves coming home from work […]
December 14, 2016
Thomas DeFrantz

Dance Historian Thomas DeFrantz on The Art of American Dance

Thomas DeFrantz is a dance historian, a professor in the dance, theater studies, and women’s […]