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January 20, 2016

Spider Stockings

Maman, the enormous spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois that stands in Crystal Bridges’ courtyard, is […]
June 17, 2014

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 21, 2014

Keeping it Green: Three Earth-Friendly Facts about Crystal Bridges

Since today is Earth Day, what better time to share the things that we’ve done […]
April 9, 2014

Crystal Bridges Receives Award for Conservation

A few weeks ago the Arkansas Museums Association hosted it’s annual meeting in North Little […]
February 19, 2014

Keeping the Art Comfortable: Climate Control at Crystal Bridges

As winter storm Nika made her way across 32 of the 50 United States, most […]
January 3, 2014

Clearing the Haze on Andrew Wyeth’s “Airborne”

A few guests have commented recently concerning a strange phenomenon that they have noticed on […]
December 9, 2013

The Lady Gets a Makeover

To me, one of the most fascinating careers in the art world is conservation: a […]
November 30, 2013

Restoring an Original

Thomas Eakins’s Professor Benjamin Howard Rand is a centerpiece of Crystal Bridges’ Late Nineteenth Century […]
August 18, 2013

A Collection Well-Check

In July, Lance Mayer and Gay Myers, a pair of painting conservators, visited Crystal Bridges […]