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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 […]
July 18, 2016
Applique Bedcover 1853
Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Cotton, silk, wool, and wool embroidery 
Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York. Gift of Warner Communications Inc., Photo by Schecter Lee, New York

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
© 2016 Stephen Ironside/Ironside Photography

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
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
Carver 1

“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 16, 2016
N.C. Wyeth, ca. 1920

N.C. Wyeth

  This summer has installed new family member, of sorts, to our gallery walls – a […]