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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
Wedding Cake

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
The Hen. The Child's Illustrated Book of Natural History.

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
Kids try their hand at outdoor drawing during one of the Museum's previous Family Sundays.

The Big Draw

Figure drawing was my favorite course as an undergraduate, and I included it in my […]
September 25, 2013
Eleven's Pickled Cherries.

More Recipes Revealed!

As promised… two more recipes from the Eleven Vault: Eleven Pickled Cherries The concept and […]
September 24, 2013
Cody George talks leaves with Museum guests at "Discover the Grounds."

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
Marvin Dorwart Cone
Stone City Landscape

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
dawns and dusks

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
Chaplin in one of the most famous and memorable scenes from "Modern Times."

Charlie Chaplin: Laughing at Modernism

Later this month, Crystal Bridges will host “Art for the Citizen,” a  unique symposium focusing […]
September 18, 2013
The Doublewide:  an Eleven original.

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 […]