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September 30, 2013

Outdoor Sculpture “Stella” is No Boar

The Museum’s Art Trail is a wonderful outdoor venue to explore. The paved path offers […]
September 28, 2013

Goin’ to Crystal Bridges … Gonna Get Married

Crystal Bridges has become a popular location for Northwest Arkansas couples seeking a unique venue […]
September 27, 2013

Birds, Part IV: Young Birds in the Crystal Bridges Library

Another truly charming genre in our nineteenth-century American color plate collection is children’s books. Bird, […]
September 26, 2013

The Big Draw

Figure drawing was my favorite course as an undergraduate, and I included it in my […]
September 25, 2013

More Recipes Revealed!

As promised… two more recipes from the Eleven Vault: Eleven Pickled Cherries The concept and […]
September 24, 2013

Discovering (and Drawing) the Plants of Crystal Bridges

Let’s go through some classic duos:  Peanut butter and jelly, Lennon and McCartney, peas and […]
September 23, 2013

This Land: Picturing a Changing America in the 1930s and 1940s

Crystal Bridges recently opened an exciting new exhibition in the North Exhibition Galleries: This Land: […]
September 22, 2013

The Fabulous Louise Nevelson

Tomorrow, September 23, is the birthday of artist Louise Nevelson.  Her wall sculpture, Night Zag […]
September 20, 2013

Birds, Part III: Birds of a Feather… in the Crystal Bridges Library

I am certainly not well versed in idioms, but I’ve heard some doozies: (“well, if […]
September 19, 2013

Crystal Bridges’ October Programming
Live Chamber Music, a Visiting Author, Watercolors Masterclass & More

October programming at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art includes a presentation by visiting author […]
September 19, 2013

Charlie Chaplin: Laughing at Modernism

Later this month, Crystal Bridges will host “Art for the Citizen,” a  unique symposium focusing […]
September 18, 2013

CR(eat)E Food BLOG: Eleven’s Secret Recipes Revealed

Chefs love to be gushed over; the artisan side of any food professional yearns to […]