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September 23, 2016
Tim Crane, Crystal Bridges volunteer Gallery Guide.

Reasons You Should Become a Museum Gallery Guide

Crystal Bridges is currently recruiting folks to join the next class of Gallery Guides.  Gallery […]
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 […]
September 16, 2015
Opening Day

Two Million and Counting

This week Crystal Bridges celebrates welcoming our 2 millionth visitor. Before the Museum opened, estimates […]
September 9, 2015
The O'Briens with the bell that inspired Jamie Wyeth's "Bronze Age."

A Jamie Wyeth-Themed Journey

The front-line staff at Crystal Bridges, such as Guest Services and Protection Services associates, are […]
June 25, 2015
Crystal Bridges' Group Tours Assistant Carol Thomas welcomes a tour bus at the  Museum entrance.

A Bicoastal Bridal Party Private Tour of Crystal Bridges Museum

“Wow! This was so amazing and we could not have asked for a better day […]
June 19, 2015
The floor plan of the Bachman Wilson House mapped out in tape on the floor of the Museum's Great Hall.

Bachman-Wilson House: Imagine, if You Will…

How do you practice guiding tours through a building that isn’t built yet? It’s a […]
April 24, 2015

More Tales from the Call Center

Jan Hagan, the Museum’s Call Center Team Leader, talks to a lot of people during […]
March 16, 2015
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Audio Tour = Access: Knowledge and Voice

Of all the purposes a museum serves, which is the most important? This a hard […]
December 29, 2014
recycle bins

The Year in Recycling at Crystal Bridges

Since the beginning, Crystal Bridges was designed to be as green an institution as we […]
December 18, 2014
age 16

Still More Insider Tips from the Call Center for Crystal Bridges Museum First Timers!

We wrap up our countdown of the top ten insider tips from the Call Center […]
December 16, 2014

MORE Insider Tips from the Call Center for Crystal Bridges First-Timers

Just in time for the holidays:  Jan Hagan, Crystal Bridges Call Center Guru, offers up […]
November 26, 2014
Robert Indiana

The Proposal, Crystal Bridges Style

Jan Hagan staffs Crystal Bridges’ Call Center and often shares with our blog readers some […]