Crystal Bridges is temporarily closed to support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Follow our updates.
Crystal Bridges is temporarily closed to support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Follow our updates.

MUSEUM BLOG

Welcome to the Crystal Bridges blog. Want to know what to expect for upcoming programs? Want to know more about exhibitions and artworks? Want to know what's happening at the museum? You can find all of it and more here.

May 27, 2020

#CBfromHome Activity: Fairy Homes and Mud Painting

Summer is coming! And with that comes the opportunity to go outside and enjoy the […]
May 21, 2020

Crystal Bridges Coloring Pages

Color your own American masterwork! We’ve taken several artworks from the Crystal Bridges collection and […]
May 21, 2020

7 Book / Artwork Pairings to Add to Your List

Need a good book recommendation? Perhaps you’d like a book that also deepens your art […]
May 19, 2020

#CBfromHome Activity: 3D Paper Homes

This week’s #CBfromHome art activity is inspired by R. Buckminster Fuller’s architectural structure, Fly’s Eye […]
May 14, 2020

An Interview with Artist Leo Villareal

Acclaimed artist Leo Villareal’s lighted sculpture Buckyball (2012) made its debut on the Crystal Bridges […]
May 12, 2020

#CBfromHome Activity: Create Your Own Salon Hang

This week’s #CBfromHome art activity is inspired by the salon hang in the museum’s Early […]
May 7, 2020

Frankly, this Virtual Graphic Design Show from the U of A School of Art 2020 Seniors is Awesome

It is customary for the University of Arkansas School of Art’s senior graphic design class […]
May 5, 2020

Crystal Bridges Mobilizes Staff to Provide Food, Arts, and More through the Community Outreach Initiative

Crystal Bridges and its satellite contemporary art space the Momentary are committed to being a […]
May 5, 2020

#CBfromHome Activity: Make Your Own Spider Web

This week’s #CBfromHome art activity is inspired by the museum’s mother spider, Maman (1999) by […]
May 4, 2020

The Odd Couple: Hollowell and Melchers

On the surface, these works make for odd bedfellows. Gari Melchers presents an austere vision […]
April 29, 2020

Shop the Museum Store for our (Virtual) Member Double Discount Days

Members: Virtual Double Discount Days are happening! Each year, the Museum Store hosts Member Double […]
April 27, 2020

The Ramsay-Polk Family: Family Portraits in the Age of Social Distancing

This post was written by Mindy N. Besaw, curator, American art and director of fellowships […]