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March 31, 2015
fish caught

High South Breakfast:  TROUT FISHING (AND EATING) IN AMERICA

Indeed, one of the most satisfying breakfasts in the Ozarks consists of fish, caught just […]
March 30, 2015
Grace Hartigan

Grace Hartigan

March 28  is the birthday of one of Abstract Expressionists’ leading female artists: Grace Hartigan. She […]
March 26, 2015
Valerie Sallis is Crystal Bridges' Archivist and Cataloger

Meet the Archivist

I am thrilled to introduce our community to the Museum’s new archivist, Valerie Sallis.  Valerie […]
March 24, 2015
Lee Krasner (1908-1984)
"Milkweed

Lee Krasner

The Van Gogh to Rothko: Masterworks of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery exhibition features several magnificent […]
March 23, 2015
A view of the back of the Bachman Wilson House under reconstruction. This side will have floor-to-ceiling windows and a view of Crystal Spring.

Bachman-Wilson House Update

Anyone who has visited Crystal Bridges’ South Lawn in the past few weeks has observed […]
March 21, 2015
A view of the recently reopened north end of Crystal Bridges' 1940s to Now Gallery

1940s to Now Gallery Re-opens

We are delighted to be reopening the north end of the newly installed “1940s to […]
March 20, 2015

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces a major reinstallation of its 1940s to Now art gallery, including a key work by Helen Frankenthaler and other new acquisitions

In late March, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will reopen its 1940s to Now […]
March 20, 2015
exhibition soap sml

Soap Artist at Work

Soap as Art?? Who would’ve thought?  Not me.  That is until I met Jane Wheeler […]
March 19, 2015
Josef_Albers

Josef Albers

March 19 is the birthday of Josef Albers. Albers is best known for his Homage […]
March 17, 2015

Crystal Bridges’ April Programming: Architecture Speaker Series, Film and Discussion, and Art Night Out

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art invites visitors to experience interactive workshops, outdoor tours, the […]
March 17, 2015
"Tutti-Fruitti"
1966
Acrylic on canvas
116 3a/4 × 69 in. (296.5 × 175.3 cm)
Gift of Seymour H. Knox

Women’s History Month: Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler, 1928 – 2011 Helen Frankenthaler’s cheerful Color Field painting Tutti-Fruitti is currently on […]
March 16, 2015
© 2014 Stephen Ironside/Ironside Photography

Audio Tour = Access: Knowledge and Voice

Of all the purposes a museum serves, which is the most important? This a hard […]