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May 11, 2016
Giuseppe Archimboldo's "Spring," left; and Philip Haas's 3-D interpretation, right. (Spring, 2009, Fiberglass)

The Four Seasons: Philip Haas interprets Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Philip Haas’s set of monumental outdoor sculptures, The Four Seasons, are on display on the […]
April 27, 2016

Nature and Art: Doug Tallamy and Philip Haas at Crystal Bridges

This Friday, April 29,  Crystal Bridges brings Art and Nature together in a pair of fascinating […]
November 24, 2015
Evan Penny, "Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be, Variation #2," 2010
Silicone, pigment, hair, fabric, and aluminum
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

A Conversation with Evan Penny

On November 24, 2015, Crystal Bridges welcomes back Evan Penny’s hyper-realistic sculpture Old Self: Portrait […]
November 4, 2015
George Segal

Welcoming George Segal’s “Depression Bread Line”

A solemn group of dark figures stand in a row just inside the Early Twentieth-Century […]
October 21, 2015
Robert Indiana
"The Electric EAT

Introducing Robert Indiana’s Electric Eat

Visitors to Crystal Bridges’ South Lawn are familiar with one of the Museum’s most popular […]
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 15, 2015
Desha Delteil performing The Bubble Dance.  Photo from "Captured  Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

The Bubble: An Artist and Her Model

Any visitor to Crystal Bridges has admired The Bubble, the lovely bronze sculpture my Harriet […]
May 1, 2015
Sappho crop


Sappho, the famous Greek poet of love, was born around 615 BC on the island […]
April 14, 2015
Alice Aycock

What are those sharp pointy things in the Additional Parking area?

Anyone who has parked in the Additional Parking area at the Museum over the past […]
July 22, 2014

Nam June Paik – Global Art Legend (Part 2)

(Continued from Part 1) In Nam June Paik’s John Cage Robot II, 1995, the robot […]
July 21, 2014
Nam June Paik (South Korean

Nam June Paik – Global Art Legend (Part 1)

The month of July marks the 82nd birthday anniversary of Nam June Paik (1932-2006), one […]
June 18, 2014
James Turrell

The Way of Timbre

I’ve been coming to Northwest Arkansas for the last four years to play in the […]