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September 8, 2016
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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
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Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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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
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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
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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 […]
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 […]
March 23, 2016
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Inge Morath’s Road to Reno

In honor of National Women’s History Month, we are taking time each Wednesday to focus […]
March 9, 2016
Lida Moser. Photo by Lenny Campello

Women’s History Month: Lida Moser

In honor of Women’s History Month, and our current temporary exhibition of photography, The Open Road: […]
March 2, 2016
Photography by Melissa L. Jones

Tasting Menu: The Open Road

A new Chef’s Tasting Menu launches today in Eleven, the restaurant at Crystal Bridges. Chef […]
February 22, 2016
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CR(eat)E Food Blog:  Louvre in the Afternoon

The most recent Wednesday Over Water (WOW) event featured an informative, poignant dialog between Manuella […]
February 19, 2016
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The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

Just in time for spring road trips: on Saturday, February 27, Crystal Bridges opens our […]
January 26, 2016
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The Rise and Fall of Samuel F.B. Morse

This weekend the temporary exhibition, Samuel F.B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention, […]