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June 19, 2017

Juneteenth:  A Day to Reach for and Celebrate Our Highest Ideals

Today is June 19, traditionally celebrated in African American communities as “Juneteenth,” or Emancipation Day. […]
April 1, 2016

Museum Officials Dealing with Overnight Break-In: April Fools Prank?

Early this morning, curators on routine gallery walk-throughs discovered that Crystal Bridges Museum of American […]
March 7, 2016

A Makeover for the Coffee Bar at Eleven

If you visit Crystal Bridges in the next few weeks, you will notice construction under way around the […]
February 5, 2016

Framing Mrs. Atkinson

The frames on the paintings in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection are a subject of great […]
January 20, 2016

Spider Stockings

Maman, the enormous spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois that stands in Crystal Bridges’ courtyard, is […]
January 15, 2016

Scholarship at Crystal Bridges: A Tyson Scholar’s Perspective

Tyson Scholar Amy Torbert is a little more than half way through her nine-month research residency at […]
January 8, 2016

Packing Up to put State of the Art on the Road

Crystal Bridges’ groundbreaking exhibition, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, is going on […]
November 11, 2013

Photographing Works of Art

In preparation for the November 9th opening of The Artists’ Eye: Georgia O’Keeffe and the […]
August 27, 2013

Trails and Grounds Reveal the GRP

  As everyone knows, Crystal Bridges is set among more than 100 acres of beautiful […]