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January 5, 2017

Going Up: North Elevator under construction

Visitors to the Museum have likely noticed that artworks have been removed from the north […]
September 1, 2014

Bachman-Wilson House Update: Phase 1 into Phase 2

If you have walked the Tulip Tree Trail or been out to the Museum’s South […]
August 28, 2014

Thelma and Louise

Are you familiar with Thelma and Louise?  No, not the 1991 film starring Susan Sarandon and […]
July 25, 2014

Tales From the Archives: The Museum’s Roving Library

As the Cataloger/Archivist in the library, I’ve been working on the Institutional Archives for the […]
July 17, 2014

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House: Site Preparation

On the morning of Friday, June 20, parties involved in the relocation of Frank Lloyd […]
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 […]
May 9, 2014

DesignFAB Students bring Wright into the 21st Century

Santiago Pérez, Assistant Professor  in the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture, is […]
May 6, 2014

Crystal Spring: The Heart of Crystal Bridges’ Grounds

Forming a loop from the Tulip Tree Trail, Crystal Spring Trail offers access to the […]
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

The Bachman-Wilson House: Selecting the Site

Crystal Bridges recently acquired the Bachman-Wilson House, a 1954 Usonian House designed by architect Frank […]
April 5, 2014

Exploring Architecture: What’s Up with the Roofs?

You can’t walk through Crystal Bridges without noticing a number of very unique design choices—the […]
March 6, 2014

Exploring Architecture: Four Amazing Facts about Crystal Bridges’ Building Materials

Constructed between 2006 and 2011, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is a truly amazing […]