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January 16, 2017
Alice Neel
Hugh Hurd, 1964
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Crystal Bridges Announces Alice Neel Acquisition and Members Preview

Crystal Bridges is pleased to announce the acquisition of a portrait of actor Hugh Hurd […]
March 1, 2016
Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Welcoming Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.)

“We need our own space to think and digest what we see. And we also […]
May 8, 2015
The painting is brought into the south lobby.

One BIG Painting: Mehretu’s “Retopistics: A Renegade Excavation”

On Tuesday, Crystal Bridges’ team of preparators installed a new painting in the Museum’s south […]
February 12, 2015
photo 3.JPG

Announcing New Acquisitions: Process & Recent Highlights

Crystal Bridges permanent collection spans more than five centuries of American masterworks from colonial to […]
February 6, 2015
Thomas Hill
"Yosemite Falls

Yosemite: Art and a National Icon

Just a short while ago, a pair of climbers accomplished a remarkable and frankly terrifying […]
June 17, 2014
Warehouse wide view

The Bachman-Wilson House: One Piece at a Time

Eight weeks ago, two trucks arrived at a storage facility in Northwest Arkansas, containing in them […]
April 25, 2014
Two trucks carrying the disassembled Bachman Wilson House arrive at the Bentonville storage facility.

The Bachman-Wilson House: Arrival in Arkansas

On Tuesday afternoon, April 22, two trucks arrived at a storage facility in Northwest Arkansas, […]
February 13, 2014
Newly acquired and now on view:

Crystal Bridges’ Big Heart

When we tell you Crystal Bridges has a big heart, we’re not kidding. This one […]
January 15, 2014
Bachman Wilson House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.  ©Tarantino Studio 2013

Crystal Bridges Acquires Frank Lloyd Wright House

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has acquired a rare Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, […]
December 26, 2013
Andy Warhol
"Coca-Cola (3)

Cool Stuff About Our New Warhols

By now, our readers will probably have heard of Crystal Bridges’ recent acquisition of two […]
September 16, 2013
Edward Hopper
Blackwell's Island

Edward Hopper’s “Blackwell’s Island” joins Crystal Bridges collection

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will soon debut a new acquisition of a major […]