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May 28, 2015
The drone captures footage of Leo Villareal's Buckyball as the sun sets

Bring in the Drone!

There are a number of locations at Crystal Bridges that offer stunning views of the […]
May 22, 2015
LobsterMan cropped

Museum Lookalikes 2

Continuing in the theme of Museum Lookalikes:  sometimes we find that staff members or volunteers […]
May 19, 2015
Jasper Johns

Museum Lookalikes Part I

Lately, we’ve been having some fun identifying museum lookalikes:  these are people on our staff […]
May 16, 2015
Raphael Peale

American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life, Part II

Part 2 of 3 Click here to view Part 1 Today Crystal Bridges opens American […]
May 15, 2015
Desha Delteil performing The Bubble Dance.  Photo from "Captured  Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

The Bubble: An Artist and Her Model

Any visitor to Crystal Bridges has admired The Bubble, the lovely bronze sculpture my Harriet […]
May 14, 2015
close-up of the component at the center of Grossman's "Car Horn" that recently underwent conservation.

A Conversation with the Conservator

Conservation is an ongoing concern in any museum, whether it be an art museum, natural […]
May 12, 2015
Raphaelle Peale (1774-1825)
Corn and Cantaloupe
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Oil on panel

Crystal Bridges announces last exhibition in a four-part collaboration, American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life

Raphael Peale, 1774 – 1825 “Corn and Cantaloupe,” ca. 1813 Oil on panel[/caption] This week,  […]
May 11, 2015

Crystal Bridges’ June Programs: Summer camps, outdoor events, and exhibitions

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art invites visitors to participate in family and outdoor events […]
May 11, 2015
Raphael Peale

American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life, Part I

On May 16, Crystal Bridges will present the last installation of the fascinating American Encounters […]
May 9, 2015
Mom booth

For Mother’s Day: Mom Booth Volunteer Tells All

Many of you will remember the Mom Booth from the State of the Art exhibition. […]
May 8, 2015
The painting is brought into the south lobby.

One BIG Painting: Mehretu’s “Retopistics: A Renegade Excavation”

On Tuesday, Crystal Bridges’ team of preparators installed a new painting in the Museum’s south […]
May 7, 2015
Redbud

Introducing CB Outdoors!

Spring is in full bloom, and everyone seems to be getting outdoors! We’ve been anticipating […]