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January 5, 2017
Crystal Bridges' north elevator tower under construction

Going Up: North Elevator under construction

Visitors to the Museum have likely noticed that artworks have been removed from the north […]
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 […]
October 6, 2016
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Welcoming Wall Drawing 880: Loopy Doopy by Sol LeWitt

by Samantha Sigmon, with Rome Font   A drawing painted directly on the wall cannot […]
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. […]
August 18, 2016
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Framed!

Imagine you are standing in front of a work of art, surrounded by a group […]
April 22, 2016
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Museum Careers: A Day in the Life of a Museum Preparator

Did you know that Crystal Bridges employs more than 200 people?  It may surprise some […]
November 23, 2015
Crystal Bridges volunteer Lowell Collins and Phyllis Jones at the 21015 National Docent Symposium

Volunteer report on the National Docent Symposium

Here’s a bit of information I’ll bet you didn’t know:  there is an National Docent organization composed of […]
November 13, 2015

“Short Take” on the Frank Lloyd Wright Welcome Pavilion

Students and faculty in the Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design honored Fay Jones […]
October 28, 2015
Volunteer Guide Kelly welcomes you to Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House.

A Conversation with a Bachman-Wilson House Guide

Museum Member preview tours of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House are currently underway. The preview […]
August 11, 2015

Installing Maman

Ever wonder how a 30-foot-tall spider sculpture was installed in the courtyard at Crystal Bridges? […]
July 27, 2015
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Five Reasons Why, Number 2:  Louise Bourgeois and Isamu Noguchi

This is the second in a series of posts explaining why specific works have been arranged […]
July 10, 2015
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Five Reasons Why: Chamberlain and Gottlieb

Five Reasons Why:  A look at how and why curators arrange works the way they […]