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January 31, 2014
Crystal Bridges preparator Robert Lemming tests a mount he has designed and built to support an object for "Born of Fire."

Behind the Scenes: Preparators Install “Born of Fire”

Changing out the display cases along Crystal Bridges’ Great Hall Corridor is an undertaking that […]
January 30, 2014
Don Bacigalupi (left) and Chad Alligood in an artist's studio

Travels with State of the Art: Susie Lee Re-imagines the Portrait

Crystal Bridges’ President, Don Bacigalupi, and Associate Curator for Special Projects Chad Alligood have been […]
January 29, 2014
Winter Tree

Sleeping Giants

What is a sleeping giant?   From late October to the following spring, the temperatures tend […]
January 28, 2014
Artinfusion members geared up in their best retro apres-ski wear for the Dec. 21 "Winter A-Go-Go event.

Hip, Cool, and Funky!

“Hip”                 “Cool”             […]
January 27, 2014

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Reese Teacher Fellowship

Recently Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced the results of a study that demonstrated […]
January 27, 2014

Crystal Bridges Welcomes New School and Community Programs Manager, Furthers Distance Learning Program

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has recently hired a new School and Community Programs […]
January 27, 2014
Lavender-Saffron Honey

Cr(EAT)e Food Blog — Dazed and Infused: A Quick and EASY Glimpse into Infusing Distilled Spirits, Salt, and Honey

in·fu·sion noun: a drink, remedy, or extract prepared by soaking the leaves of a plant […]
January 24, 2014
Necklace by Brian Watson

Jewelry with a New Twist by Brian Watson

In recent weeks, I have written a number of blog posts or magazine articles about […]
January 23, 2014
Barred Owl

Observing the Hidden Gems of Winter

Winter is a time for observations in nature. The architecture of an Ozark hardwood forest, […]
January 22, 2014
Hollinger boxes

Archival Storage and Artist Manuscripts

By Catherine Petersen and Elizabeth Bradshaw   Items in Crystal Bridges’ archives are carefully stored […]
January 21, 2014

Crystal Bridges’ February Programming
Three Exhibitions, a Panel Discussion, Film, Concert and Valentine’s Day Celebration

February is a short, but busy, month at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, opening […]
January 21, 2014
Blackwell's Island

What is Blackwell’s Island?

What is Blackwell’s Island? An oil painting by Edward Hopper? Yes, but where and what […]