Crystal Bridges Blog

The Apple of Our Eyes: Apple Cider Recipes from WOW

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…I have had too much Of apple-picking: I am overtired Of the great harvest I myself desired. There were ten thousand thousand fruit to touch, Cherish in hand, lift down, and not let fall. For all That struck the earth, No matter if not bruised or spiked with stubble, Went surely to the cider-apple heap… Read more »

caramel apples

“Blackness in the Extreme”: Kerry James Marshall

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Artist Kerry James Marshall will be visiting Crystal Bridges on November 12 to offer a Keynote Lecture about his work.  Marshall’s large painting Our Town is in the Museum’s permanent collection. (The work is not currently on view while the State of the Art exhibition occupies the Twentieth-Century Art Gallery.) Marshall is well-known for his images of… Read more »

A school group engages in a discussion in front of Kerry James Marshall's  "Our Town."

Owl Prowl

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This morning the Museum held its last regular Discover the Grounds program of the year.  This particular incarnation had a focus on birds in general, and owls in particular, and featured two guest speakers:  artist Calder Kamin, whose bird decals, Impact Proof, can be seen on the windows in the Museum’s South Lobby; and Lynn Sciumbato,… Read more »

Great Horned Owl, looking cross.

The Summit at Crystal Bridges: Insights from a Changing America 

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On October 7, 2014, the Museum hosts the inaugural Summit at Crystal Bridges: Insights from a Changing America.  Organized in conjunction with the ground-breaking exhibition State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, this invitational event will bring together an extraordinary group of policy-makers, thought-leaders, educators, business people, artists, museum professionals and others to share… Read more »