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October 31, 2013
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
Robert Louis Stevenson and His Wife
1885
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A Halloween Tale

October is a festive and mystical month.  Summer days shorten and the dark of night […]
October 30, 2013
Alfred Stieglitz. Photo by Gertrude Käsebier

Who Was Alfred Stieglitz?

On November 9, Crystal Bridges will open an exhibition of 101 works of art collected […]
October 29, 2013
Illustration by Hilary Hutter.

Kudzu: The Vine That Ate the South

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”  –Ralph Waldo […]
October 28, 2013
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Playing with Art

Sometime parents ask us if it’s appropriate to bring their preschooler to the Museum.  The […]
October 26, 2013
Floral arrangements for dinner service.

And Now, a Word…and a Very Special Event…from Our Sponsors

You may have seen their names as you walked down the Great Hall Corridor toward […]
October 25, 2013
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Arkansas’ Apple Heritage

October is the month to celebrate bountiful apple harvests: apple cider, apple pies, applesauce,  and […]
October 24, 2013
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Moving to the Light

On the Fall Equinox at Crystal Bridges something spectacular happened for some 500 people who […]
October 22, 2013
Alice Walton

Congratulations to Alice Walton!

This evening, Alice Walton, Crystal Bridges’ founder and Chairwoman of the Museum’s Board of Directors, […]
October 22, 2013
Dr. Neil Compton

Crystal Spring Gardens: A Legacy of Neil Compton

“What joy to discover such an unspoiled place and to observe its floral pageantry through […]
October 19, 2013
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The Impact of a Great Art Museum: Intrigue, Wonder, and Missing Pants

As an institution, Crystal Bridges aims to educate, transform, and inspire. I’ve encountered many forms […]
October 18, 2013
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Autumn Leaves in the Crystal Bridges Library

I discovered yet another amazing color plate book while researching Autumn themes. Titled  Autumn Leaves […]
October 17, 2013
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Crystal Bridges’ Teens Create Audio Guide

Usually one person from each group will research an artwork beforehand, while the other two […]