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September 8, 2016

Stories from American Made: Portraits by Ammi Phillips

One of the most interesting, and challenging, parts of my job as an Interpretation Manager […]
August 17, 2016

Stories from American Made: Map Quilt—Stitching our Way from Sea to Shining Sea

Map Quilt Artist unidentified Possibly Virginia 1886 Silk and cotton with silk embroidery Collection American […]
August 16, 2016

Housekeeping and Decorum in the Crystal Bridges Library

This post was written by Jon M. Sexton, Reference Assistant for the Crystal Bridges Library […]
August 10, 2016

Studio Snapshot: Ben Edwards

Today’s post was prepared for us by Kiara Page, a summer intern for Crystal Bridges’ […]
August 1, 2016

Cr(EAT)e Food Blog:  Bloody Mary 101

People’s preferences on food and beverage can be as varied, and as inexplicable, as any […]
July 25, 2016

Stories from American Made: Ithaca Falls Chair

Armchair with View of Ithaca Falls Chairmaker unidentified; decoration probably by R.H. Ranney (dates unknown), […]
July 21, 2016

Stories from American Made: Carousel Horse

CAROUSEL HORSE with Lowered Head Charles Carmel (1865-1931) Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York ca. 1914 Paint […]
July 18, 2016

Mystery in the Museum: A Coverlet Cover-Up in “American Made”

Appliqué Bedcover, 1853 Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887) Doylestown, Pennsylvania Cotton, silk, wool, and wool […]
July 15, 2016

A Conversation with the Curator: Stacy Hollander on American Made

Our current exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, is Crystal Bridges’ […]
July 14, 2016

Hands-on History: Treasures from the American Made Community Loom

Although Crystal Bridges’ new exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, opened only […]
July 6, 2016

“American Made” Studio Snapshot: 68 Days to See Local Artists at Work!

“So, how many hours did it take you to create that?” I found myself consistently […]
June 30, 2016

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art debuts its first-ever folk art exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the opening of American Made: Treasures from the […]