Crystal Bridges Blog

Snow?


In anticipation of a possible early snow this weekend, I thought I’d just share a few images of Crystal Bridges in snow.  Even when it’s cold and damp, the Museum Trails have something beautiful to offer outside, while the galleries offer something beautiful inside. Enjoy!    

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State of the Art Museum Store Connection


We know there are quite a few works in State of the Art with connections to Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection. But did you know the Museum Store has a connection to a work in the State of the Art too?   Much like Emily Erb’s artwork World Map, regional artisan Susan Tinker’s work uses the…

Working (and Playing) with Alberto Aguilar


As a Museum Educator of Studio Programs at Crystal Bridges, I have the privilege of planning classes for Museum guests that allow them to create work alongside living contemporary artists from State of the Art, such as the upcoming multi-generational workshop with Alberto Aguilar. Many of you may already participated in Alberto Aguilar’s world by… Read more »

Alberto Aguilar

Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater


It’s decorative gourd season… And it’s also a good time to consider ways to make better use of a big, hearty vegetable like a pumpkin than simply carving a funny face in it! Here, Eleven’s chefs present a delicious and unusual way of preparing Japanese kabocha pumpkin (also called kabocha squash) that will warm your spirit and knock the gourds… Read more »

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