Special Exhibition On View
February 27 through May 30, 2016
Come along for the ride on a visual journey across the US!
With 100+ images, The Open Road features 19 photographers on the move across America from the 1950s to today. Celebrate the great American road trip with this don’t-miss exhibition, debuting at Crystal Bridges.
Reel Women: Icons and Identity in Film
April 20 through July 18
This exhibition features 14 professional photographs of famous women from the collection of the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, including stars such as Joan Crawford, Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, and others.Learn More
American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum
July 2 through September 19, 2016
Featuring more than 100 artworks, including quilts, paintings furniture, sculpture, weathervanes, works on paper, and more from the renowned collection of the American Folk Art Museum in New York City, this exhibition examines the role artworks like these have played in shaping the visual image and national identity of the United States. This is the first presentation of American folk art at Crystal Bridges.Learn More
The Art of American Dance: 1830-1960
October 22, 2016 through January 16, 2017
The Art of American Dance is the first major traveling exhibition to explore visual art related to the many forms of American dance. This exhibition of some 90 paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs examines dance-inspired works from the 1830s to the 1960s—from dance in Native American cultures to ballroom dancing, to Jitterbug, swing, modern dance, and others.Learn More