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February 19, 2018

Soul of a Nation. Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell: Partners in Life and Art

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power is on view at […]
February 12, 2018

Soul of a Nation: An Interview with Carolyn Mims Lawrence

Carolyn Mims Lawrence was one of the artists who contributed to The Wall of Respect, […]
February 4, 2018
Artist Robert Seldon Duncanson, ca. 1864

Backstory: Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821-1872)

Imagine the difficulty of supporting yourself as a biracial artist in the United States prior […]
February 2, 2018

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces the U.S. Debut of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art presents the U.S. debut of Soul of a Nation: […]
February 2, 2018

Soul of a Nation: AfriCOBRA

On February 3, Crystal Bridges opens the US premier of Soul of a Nation: Art […]
February 1, 2018
Crystal Bridges volunteer Don Bradshaw

Volunteer Spotlight: Don Bradshaw

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Don Bradshaw!   Career Information (Past, Present or Future) Former project […]
January 31, 2018

A Fond Farewell from your Friendly Editor

It is with mixed feelings that I pen my last blog post for Crystal Bridges. […]
January 31, 2018
cornbread in a cast-iron skillet

Praise Cornbread – Crescent Dragonwagon

People are passionate about their cornbread; and according to famed cookbook writer, Crescent Dragonwagon, “the […]
January 25, 2018

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces New Associate Curator, Contemporary Art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the appointment of Allison Glenn as Associate Curator, […]
January 24, 2018
lasagna noodles in a pot of boiling water.

Cr[Eat]e Food Blog: Lasagna Hurts

Lasagna Bolognese hurts; it’s not just the slippery, wide noodles that are hard to maneuver […]
January 23, 2018
Jack Whitten in his studio, 2015. Photo by Katherine MacMahon

An interview with artist Jack Whitten

The team here at Crystal Bridges was saddened yesterday to learn of the death of […]
January 18, 2018
A man ni a ball cap draws with a small child.

Little ones learn skills, have fun in CB program

Artmaking is a fun and effective way to help small children—ages 1 1/2 to 5—practice […]