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April 1, 2016
Several artworks in Crystal Bridges twentieth century have been relocated to the Museum’s Late Nineteenth-Century Gallery

Museum Officials Dealing with Overnight Break-In: April Fools Prank?

Early this morning, curators on routine gallery walk-throughs discovered that Crystal Bridges Museum of American […]
March 4, 2016
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E. Leopold Trouvelot and Intergalactic Kitchen Printing

You don’t have to have a lot of fancy equipment to make art. Crystal Bridges’ […]
March 2, 2016
Agnes Pelton

Women’s History Month: Agnes Pelton

In honor of Women’s History Month, we will be highlighting a female artist from Crystal […]
March 1, 2016
Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Welcoming Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.)

“We need our own space to think and digest what we see. And we also […]
February 24, 2016
Elihu Vedder

Elihu Vedder: “Young Marsyas”

February 26 is the birthday of Elihu Vedder (1836 – 1923), an American artist whose playful painting, Young Marsyas, is […]
February 17, 2016
Heart Art

Hearts for Art

Crystal Bridges’ annual I ♥ Art Family Day was this past Sunday (right on Valentine’s Day […]
February 5, 2016
John Singleton Copley

Framing Mrs. Atkinson

The frames on the paintings in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection are a subject of great […]
January 28, 2016
Neil Welliver (1929-2005)

Neil Welliver: Snow on Alden Brook

Snow has been much in the news lately, which brings to mind one of the […]
January 20, 2016
A set of Gore-Tex "socks" protect the legs of Louise Bourgeois's sculpture "Maman" in icy conditions.

Spider Stockings

Maman, the enormous spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois that stands in Crystal Bridges’ courtyard, is […]
January 15, 2016
Amy Torbert and friend

Scholarship at Crystal Bridges: A Tyson Scholar’s Perspective

Tyson Scholar Amy Torbert is a little more than half way through her nine-month research residency at […]
December 8, 2015
Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter

In Memory of Pearl Harbor: Rockwell’s “Rosie the Riveter”

Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter is one of  visitors’ favorite paintings in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection. Rosie appeared on […]