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October 6, 2016
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Welcoming Wall Drawing 880: Loopy Doopy by Sol LeWitt

by Samantha Sigmon, with Rome Font   A drawing painted directly on the wall cannot […]
June 9, 2015
Crystal Bridges' preparators carefully lift Claus Oldenburg's sculpture "Alphabet/Good Humor" into its new location.

Claes Oldenburg’s “Alphabet/Good Humor” Returns

On Tuesday afternoon, Crystal Bridges’ preparator team reinstalled a sculpture that will be familiar to guests […]
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 […]
January 26, 2015
Painting carts hold a framed work upright during transport.

Art in Motion: Transport and Installation of Works in the Museum

One of the first things you learn when you come to work at Crystal Bridges […]
January 16, 2015
Everything in the room is attached to cords which are pulled through a hole in the back wall.

The Birth and (Slow) Death of the Slow Room

Ali Demorotski is Curatorial Assistant here at Crystal Bridges, and she has been closely involved […]
September 10, 2014
Jeila Gueramian

Down the Rabbit Hole with Jeila Gueramian

The opening date for State of the Art is nearly upon us.  Today at the […]
August 16, 2014
dancers

Installation Dance Party

It’s no cake-walk to install 227 works of art.  However, for the past several weeks, […]
July 24, 2014
Crystal Bridges' Twentieth-Century Art Gallery

Empty Space Was Never So Exciting

Over the next several weeks, visitors to Crystal Bridges may be slightly inconvenienced by the […]
July 18, 2014
State of the Art artist Gabriel Dawe installinghis artwork at Crystal Bridges.

In Which “State of the Art” Becomes Very Real

It’s happening!  It’s really, really happening!  This week, Crystal Bridges sent out an official press […]
May 31, 2014
Crystal Bridges' Twentieth-Century Art Gallery will be completely re-installed with works for State of the Art.

“State of the Art” Prompts Changes in the Permanent Collection Galleries

While Crystal Bridges’ upcoming exhibition State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now has been […]
April 24, 2014
Shipping crates and furniture colonize the Early Twentieth Century Art Gallery bridge.

Why are there crates in the galleries?

Over the past few weeks, a number of art shipping and storage crates have made […]
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 […]