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February 21, 2017
Richard Misrach, born 1949
Playas de Tijuana #1, San Diego, California, 2013 (detail)
Pigment print
Courtesy of the artist

Border Cantos Community Partner programs available around NW Arkansas

Crystal Bridges’ Community Partners for the exhibition, Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the […]
February 20, 2017
1827 map of Mexico, Upper California, and Texas

Borders and Books: Crystal Bridges Library display illuminates the history of the US-Mexico boundary

Mexico and the United States have a long paradoxical history together, characterized by territorial exchange […]
January 25, 2017
Wall, Jacumba, California, Richard Misrach, 2009
from "Border Cantos: Sight and Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border."

Museum Speaker’s Bureau shares information about “Border Cantos” exhibition

Opening February 18, Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the Mexican- American Border  features […]
January 17, 2017
Installation of artworks for the temporary exhibition The Art of American Dance.

Members Get the Scoop! We’re not talking about ice cream…

Today’s post was prepared by Hannah Brown, Crystal Bridges’ Membership Program Assistant   Your Crystal […]
December 14, 2016
Thomas DeFrantz

Dance Historian Thomas DeFrantz on The Art of American Dance

Thomas DeFrantz is a dance historian, a professor in the dance, theater studies, and women’s […]
December 2, 2016
An etching by Troy Kinney, from his book The Etchings of Troy Kinney, 1929.

Dance in Crystal Bridges Rare Books

Now through January 16, 2017, Crystal Bridges is hosting the Art of American Dance, a […]
November 3, 2016
Alice Bloch

Alice Bloch: Dancing Isadora Duncan

Friday evening, November 4, dance scholar and Isadora Duncan dancer Alice Bloch will give a […]
October 27, 2016
Walt Kuhn, (1877 - 1949)
"Dragoon," 1947
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Happy Birthday Walt Kuhn

Today we celebrate the birthday of artist Walt Kuhn and his uniquely American Modernist style. […]
October 18, 2016
Performers from Ballet Arkansas

Coming Soon: Art and Dance at Crystal Bridges

The new temporary exhibition, The Art of American Dance, opens at Crystal Bridges on Saturday, […]
October 5, 2016
symbols

Of Donkeys and Elephants: the Art of US Political Symbol-making

  Most Americans living in the United States easily recognize the two animals above, and […]
September 26, 2016
Crystal Bridges Exhibition Designer Jessi Mueller

Museum Careers: A Spotlight on Exhibition Designer Jessi Mueller

Interpretation Intern Rome Font prepared today’s blog post on Crystal Bridges’ Exhibition Designer, Jessi Mueller. […]
September 8, 2016
female-portrait

Stories from American Made: Portraits by Ammi Phillips

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