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Facebook IconJuly 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Our Open Mic Night is taking place this coming Wednesday! Come out to Walker Landing and take the stage to show off your singing, poetry, or whatever talent speaks to the theme of Freedom. Register here!

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Open Mic Night | Freedom of Speech - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Come out to Walker Landing and take the stage to show off your singing, musicianship, poetry, or whatever talent you have that speaks to the theme of Freedom. The night will be hosted by World Poetry Slam finalist Houston Hughes, assisted by musician John Henry. Sign-up is open to the public, with s…

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Facebook IconJuly 26, 2014 at 11:00 am

Tonight’s the night for the free concert by the Texas-based bluegrass band, Wood & Wire! Afterwards, enjoy the Mix It Up after party at 21c! Click here for more details!

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Unplugged Concert | Wood & Wire - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Bring the entire family to soak up the sounds of summer with Austin, Texas based bluegrass band Wood & Wire. Cash bar and concession stand available. Free, no registration required.

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Facebook IconJuly 26, 2014 at 11:00 am

Our restaurant, Eleven, offers a delicious brunch every Sunday from 11-2:30pm with our special style of High South cuisine! Take a look at the menu!

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Brunch at Eleven - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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BRUNCH AT ELEVEN Sundays | 11am to 2:30 pm VIEW BRUNCH MENU Welcome to Sunday Brunch in Eleven! Our special style of High South cuisine has never been more evident in our edible masterworks than it is at brunch. Smoked trout, High Top biscuits, Arkansas bacon, and our special chicken and waffles a…

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Facebook IconJuly 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Happy birthday to Thomas Eakins #bornTODAY in 1844! We are fortunate enough to have four of Eakins’s works of art! Check out our blog post to see how the frame for Professor Benjamin Howard Rand was recently restored.

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Restoring an Original - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Thomas Eakins’s Professor Benjamin Howard Rand is a centerpiece of Crystal Bridges’ Late Nineteenth Century Art Gallery. Its large, beautiful, and ornate frame is often noticed and remarked upon by Museum visitors. This frame was original to the work, but it had been damaged over time, and was cove…

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Facebook IconJuly 25, 2014 at 10:00 am

It’s not too late to sign up for our Poetry to Stage Weekend Workshop, led by World Poetry Slam finalist Houston Hughes!

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Weekend Workshop | Poetry: Page to Stage - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Modern spoken-word poetry is uniquely American in its roots; born in Chicago, it has now spread across the world. This two-day workshop, led by World Poetry Slam finalist Houston Hughes along with special guest Doug Shields, will begin with a brief introduction to the history and form of American sp…

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Facebook IconJuly 24, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Kim Dickey Boulder, CO-based artist selected for State of the Art, is installing Mille-fleur: a 21-foot-long wall covered in 10,000 ceramic floral shapes located on the South Lawn! Read more: http://crystalbridges.org/blog/empty-space-never-exciting/ #StateoftheArt

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Facebook IconJuly 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Back-to-back fun is happening tomorrow night! Photo Salon featuring Kat Wilson at 7pm! Register: http://crystalbridges.org/event/photo-salon-featuring-kat-wilson-art-food-photography/. Immediately following, we have an Outdoor Sci-Fi Screening at Buckyball! Register: http://crystalbridges.org/event/outdoor-film-scifi-screening-buckyball-featuring-contact/.

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Photo Salon | Featuring Kat Wilson on the art of food photography - Crystal Bridges Museum of...

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Join Crystal Bridges’ Photo Salon to learn how to address the unique challenges of food photography with master photographer Kat Wilson. $10 (Free for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335. Search Flickr to see the results of photo salons with #CBphotosalon. Register

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Facebook IconJuly 24, 2014 at 10:10 am

We are excited to announce our Architecture Series is now available FREE on iTunes. Enjoy! https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/architecture-series/id900089595?mt=10

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Architecture Series

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Preview and download the podcast Architecture Series on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.

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Facebook IconJuly 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The amazing Jeff Koons talking to Seth Meyers about the "order and chaos" of his work and Retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art http://www.nbc.com/late-night-with-seth-meyers/video/artist-jeff-koons-on-working-with-michael-jackson-and-bubbles-part-1/2797118#i

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Watch Artist Jeff Koons on Working with Michael Jackson (And Bubbles), Part 1 from Late Night...

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Get the story behind the infamous sculpture. Part 1 of 2

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Facebook IconJuly 23, 2014 at 8:25 am

Artist Gabriel Dawe has finished his site specific installation with colored thread in the North Exhibition Galleries Stairwell! Come get a sneak peek before #StateoftheArt opens in September and read more about his process here: http://crystalbridges.org/blog/state-art-becomes-real/
Plexus no. 27. Down to the last color! #StateoftheArt #crystalbridges @crystalbridges

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In Which "State of the Art" Becomes Very Real - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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It’s happening! It’s really, really happening! This week, Crystal Bridges sent out an official press release announcing the culmination of the selection process for artists to be included in State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now. We simultaneously lifted the “gag order” for the artists t…

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Facebook IconJuly 22, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art added 8 new photos.

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Photos from Jeff Koons' visit on July 11-- what a fabulous day! (Courtesy of the talented Ironside Photography)

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Facebook IconJuly 22, 2014 at 9:00 am

"My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impressions of nature." - Edward Hopper. Happy birthday to Mr. Hopper #bornTODAY in 1882!

Edward Hopper, 1931
Roofs of the Cobb Barn
Watercolor on paper

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Facebook IconJuly 21, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Mysterious crates have arrived in the entrance to the South Lawn as part of Kim Dickey's art installation. Kim was one of 102 artists selected for the #StateoftheArt exhibition opening September 13! Stay tuned for more photos & updates. Learn more: http://crystalbridges.org/exhibitions/stateoftheart/

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