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September 28, 2016
The Truth Booth

Tell All in the Truth Booth

Most of the time, you can’t touch art. It kind of sucks, because art is […]
September 27, 2016
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Drawing Changes Lives:  Celebrate The Big Draw, October 2, 2016

From cave paintings and hieroglyphics to 3D-printing pens and your favorite video game, drawing has […]
September 2, 2016
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CR(EAT)E Food Blog: Waste Not

The idea of 18 million tons of wasted food annually is enough to make even […]
August 18, 2016
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Framed!

Imagine you are standing in front of a work of art, surrounded by a group […]
August 16, 2016
Illustration from Godey's Lady's Book, January, 1864

Housekeeping and Decorum in the Crystal Bridges Library

This post was written by Jon M. Sexton, Reference Assistant for the Crystal Bridges Library […]
August 11, 2016
William Trost Richards (1833-1905)
Along the Shore
1903
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

New Family Tour Offers a Walk on the Wild Side

William Trost Richards (1833-1905) Along the Shore 1903 Oil on canvas Crystal Bridges Museum of […]
August 10, 2016
Sgraffito ceramic vessel by Ben Edwards

Studio Snapshot: Ben Edwards

Today’s post was prepared for us by Kiara Page, a summer intern for Crystal Bridges’ […]
July 14, 2016
Community loom weavings.

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
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“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 […]
May 23, 2016
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CR(EAT)E Food Blog – Blurred Wines

The lines between visual and culinary arts continue to be blurred at Crystal Bridges as […]
May 17, 2016
A WOW guest tangles with Chef Melody's specialty spaghetti.

CR(EAT)E Food Blog:  Frank Lloyd Wright, Exiled Meatballs, and the Usonian Cocktail

  The crowd gasped dramatically…millennials forced to peer up from their devices, men gnawing on […]
April 27, 2016
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Nature and Art: Doug Tallamy and Philip Haas at Crystal Bridges

This Friday, April 29,  Crystal Bridges brings Art and Nature together in a pair of fascinating […]