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Crystal Bridges unveils State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

Brings together works of 102 contemporary artists from all over the country

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is dedicated to the idea that art is for everyone. The groundbreaking new exhibition, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now,furthers the museum’s mission to welcome all to celebrate the American spirit and highlights the voices of 102 artists from across the country. State of the Art opens September 13, 2014 and runs…

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces A New Exhibition, John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist:

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist exhibition, September 27, 2014 – January 5, 2015, on view within the museum’s Colonial to Early 19th-century  Art Gallery. In his famous publication The Birds of America (1827–1838), American naturalist and artist John James Audubon depicts over 400 species…

Crystal Bridges Announces Curatorial Team Developments

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the promotions of assistant curators Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood to curator. Additionally, Mindy Besaw has been appointed curator, joining the Crystal Bridges team in the fall from the Whitney Western Art Museum in Cody, Wyo. “Manuela and Chad have played key roles in the development of the… Read more »

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art prepares for the debut of State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now September 13, 2014 – January 19, 2015

On November 11, 2013, the second anniversary of the museum’s opening, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced a major new initiative to discover and exhibit recently created artwork from across the United States. As part of the initiative, museum president Don Bacigalupi and assistant curator Chad Alligood traveled to all regions of the country… Read more »