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December 8, 2015

In Memory of Pearl Harbor: Rockwell’s “Rosie the Riveter”

Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter is one of  visitors’ favorite paintings in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection. Rosie appeared on […]
August 11, 2015

Installing Maman

Ever wonder how a 30-foot-tall spider sculpture was installed in the courtyard at Crystal Bridges? […]
June 17, 2015

Happy Birthday John Baldessari

John Baldessari’s Beethoven’s Trumpet (with Ear) Opus #132, 2007 is currently on view in Crystal Bridges’ 1940s […]
May 28, 2015

Bring in the Drone!

There are a number of locations at Crystal Bridges that offer stunning views of the […]
October 29, 2014

Superstorm Sandy and the Art of Nathalie Miebach

It was two years ago today that Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the […]
October 21, 2014

Exploring the Given Reality with Dave Greber

New Orleans artist Dave Greber creates mesmerizing, eye-boggling video works.  The two works presented in […]
September 23, 2014

Jonathan Monaghan: Man Without a Movie Camera

Today we offer up a guest post by artist Jonathan Monaghan, whose video work, Rainbow […]
August 8, 2014

Come On In! A Conversation with Danial Nord

San Pedro, California-based artist Danial Nord has been at Crystal Bridges this week, installing his […]
June 5, 2014

Have Camera, Will Travel: The Next Step Toward “State of the Art”

Things have kicked up a gear in preparation for State of the Art: Discovering American […]
March 25, 2014

Join the Conversation: Crystal Bridges and iTunes U

The reason I was drawn to the use of technology in museums is that it […]
December 24, 2013

Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring at Crystal Bridges

In conjunction with November’s Art Night Out event, we presented a dinner and variety show to […]
October 28, 2013

Playing with Art

Sometime parents ask us if it’s appropriate to bring their preschooler to the Museum.  The […]