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August 30, 2014
john-james-audubon self portrait

John James Audubon, Part 2

This is part two of a three-part series.  For Part One, click here In 1908, […]
August 28, 2014
Aspen Mays's "Ships that Pass in the Night

Ships that Pass in the Night: “State of the Art” in Downtown Bentonville

A large array of lights was recently lifted to the roof of the Arvest Bank […]
August 28, 2014
Thelma and Louise in construction

Thelma and Louise

Are you familiar with Thelma and Louise?  No, not the 1991 film starring Susan Sarandon and […]
August 27, 2014

Fantastic Iconoclastic Repast

The Sensory Iconoclasts Project pairs regional artists with chefs from various Northwest Arkansas restaurants. The […]
August 26, 2014
"Amphibious Inflatable Suit (AIS) in Captivity."
Jimmy Kuehnle

What is that thing in the Lower Pond??

Our Guest Services team is hearing a lot of that question lately. You can’t blame […]
August 25, 2014
John James Audubon

John James Audubon, Part 1

In September, Crystal Bridges will exhibit an oil painting by John James Audubon, created in […]
August 23, 2014
Jan Hagan is a Guest Services Associate at Crystal Bridges.

A Very Special Trip to the Museum

“Good morning! Crystal Bridges Museum. My name is Jan, can I help you?” As the […]
August 22, 2014
American Basketflower

Gardening up Close

I’ve always been a detail-orientated kind of person, which is good because my job is […]
August 21, 2014

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces A New Exhibition, John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist:

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the John James Audubon and the Artist as […]
August 21, 2014
Asher B. Durand (1796-1886)
Kindred Spirits
Oil on canvas

Asher B. Durand’s “Kindred Spirits”

“Paint and repaint until you are sure the work represents the model—not that it merely […]
August 20, 2014
Randy Regier
"NuPenny's Last Stand

Shouting to the World: An Interview with Randy Regier

State of the Art artist Randy Regier is a talker. He’s also a tinkerer, a […]
August 19, 2014
Chad Alligood is a co-curator of "State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now."

How My Giant Face Ended Up in Esquire, by Chad Alligood

I’m Chad Alligood, and I’m a curator at Crystal Bridges. You might recognize me from […]