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December 2, 2016
An etching by Troy Kinney, from his book The Etchings of Troy Kinney, 1929.

Dance in Crystal Bridges Rare Books

Now through January 16, 2017, Crystal Bridges is hosting the Art of American Dance, a […]
December 1, 2016
Mary Jane Kuhlman, Crystal Bridges Volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Jane Kuhlman!

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Mary Jane Kuhlman!   Career Information  Judicial Assistant to the Hon. […]
November 28, 2016
John James Audubon, 1785 - 1851
Wild Turkey Cock, Hen and Young, 1826
Oil on linen
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Celebrating Thanksgiving and Audubon’s Festive Fowls

Black Friday is behind us, yet many of us are still finding ways to get […]
November 10, 2016
Back view of Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Photo by Nancy  Nolan

Touring the Dream House and Living the Dream

November 11 is the fifth anniversary of the opening of Crystal Bridges on 11-11-11. It […]
November 3, 2016
Alice Bloch

Alice Bloch: Dancing Isadora Duncan

Friday evening, November 4, dance scholar and Isadora Duncan dancer Alice Bloch will give a […]
November 1, 2016
gary-martinek

Volunteer Spotlight: Gary Martineck

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Gary Martineck!   Career Information The first half of my career […]
October 27, 2016
Walt Kuhn, (1877 - 1949)
"Dragoon," 1947
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Happy Birthday Walt Kuhn

Today we celebrate the birthday of artist Walt Kuhn and his uniquely American Modernist style. […]
October 18, 2016
Performers from Ballet Arkansas

Coming Soon: Art and Dance at Crystal Bridges

The new temporary exhibition, The Art of American Dance, opens at Crystal Bridges on Saturday, […]
October 13, 2016
Brandon Otto Photography

Five Years and Counting: Growing and Sharing Crystal Bridges’ Collection

As Crystal Bridges approaches its fifth anniversary, we’ll be writing blog posts that highlight the […]
October 10, 2016
Benjamin West, Benjamin West (1738 - 1820)
Cupid and Psyche, 1808
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Happy Birthday, Benjamin West!

October 10, 2016, marks the 278th birthday of artist Benjamin West. You may know him […]
October 6, 2016
lewitt-prep

Welcoming Wall Drawing 880: Loopy Doopy by Sol LeWitt

by Samantha Sigmon, with Rome Font   A drawing painted directly on the wall cannot […]
October 6, 2016
tarantula

Eeek! 8 Legged Creeps of Nature at Discover the Grounds

Lurking in the woods, deep in the Boston Mountains—and possibly in your own backyard—are some […]