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July 25, 2016
Armchair with View of Ithaca Falls
Chairmaker unidentified; decoration probably by R.H. Ranney (dates unknown), Ithaca, New York
ca. 1817-1825
Paint, bronze-powder stenciling, and gold leaf on wood, with rush seat. 
Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York
Gift of Ralph Esmerian, 2005

Stories from American Made: Ithaca Falls Chair

Armchair with View of Ithaca Falls Chairmaker unidentified; decoration probably by R.H. Ranney (dates unknown), […]
July 22, 2016
Alma Thomas detail

Beauty and Happiness: Alma Thomas

Lunar Rendezvous—Circle of Flowers, 1969 (Detail) Alma Thomas, 1891 – 1978 Oil on canvas Crystal […]
July 21, 2016
CAROUSEL HORSE with Lowered Head
Charles Carmel (1865-1931)
Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York
ca. 1914
Paint on wood with glass eyes and horsehair
Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York
Gift of Laura Harding. Photo by John Parnell, New York

Stories from American Made: Carousel Horse

CAROUSEL HORSE with Lowered Head Charles Carmel (1865-1931) Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York ca. 1914 Paint […]
July 18, 2016
Applique Bedcover 1853
Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Cotton, silk, wool, and wool embroidery 
Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York. Gift of Warner Communications Inc., Photo by Schecter Lee, New York

Mystery in the Museum: A Coverlet Cover-Up in “American Made”

Appliqué Bedcover, 1853 Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887) Doylestown, Pennsylvania Cotton, silk, wool, and wool […]
July 15, 2016
© 2016 Stephen Ironside/Ironside Photography

A Conversation with the Curator: Stacy Hollander on American Made

Our current exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, is Crystal Bridges’ […]
July 14, 2016
Community loom weavings.

Hands-on History: Treasures from the American Made Community Loom

Although Crystal Bridges’ new exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, opened only […]
July 12, 2016
Hawk 2

Hawk Eyes on the Bachman-Wilson House

There’s a new resident of the Frank Lloyd Wright House at Crystal Bridges—one with wings; […]
July 7, 2016
PIkachu

Catch ‘em All at Crystal Bridges

Here’s something I just learned today:  Crystal Bridges’ galleries are apparently crawling with Pokemon.  So […]
July 6, 2016
Carver 1

“American Made” Studio Snapshot: 68 Days to See Local Artists at Work!

“So, how many hours did it take you to create that?” I found myself consistently […]
June 29, 2016
Crystal Bridges volunteer Nick Cordero

Volunteer Spotlight: Nick Cordero

  Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Nick Cordero!   Career Information  Life guard and swim instructor for […]
June 16, 2016
N.C. Wyeth, ca. 1920

N.C. Wyeth

  This summer has installed new family member, of sorts, to our gallery walls – a […]
June 7, 2016
Rebekah Welty

Volunteer Spotlight: Rebekah Welty

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Rebekah Welty:   Career Information My favorite career so far was […]