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Artist Highlight: Mickalene Thomas
Mickalene Thomas

Artist Highlight: Mickalene Thomas

Art & Collection

Read more about Mickalene Thomas’s work in the Crystal Bridges collection and how it explores the spectrum of black femininity and power.

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Artist Highlight: Lorraine O'Grady
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Artist Highlight: Lorraine O'Grady

Art & Collection

Read more about Lorraine O’Grady’s work in the Crystal Bridges collection and how it challenges stereotypes, celebrates individuality, and sheds light on the intricate intersection of race and gender in contemporary society.

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Artist Highlight: Emma Amos
Artwork of people falling in space

Artist Highlight: Emma Amos

Art & Collection

Read more about Emma Amos’s work in the Crystal Bridges collection and how it can influence the next generation of artists.

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Portrait of an Artist

Portrait of an Artist

Art & Collection Exhibitions

Get to know Annie Leibovitz’s striking artist portraits alongside some of each artist’s works found in the museum’s collection in this highlight from CBMO Magazine.

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Who We Are: An Interview with Annie Leibovitz
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Who We Are: An Interview with Annie Leibovitz

Exhibitions

In this highlight from CBMO Magazine, curator Alejo Benedetti speaks with Annie Leibovitz about her work and creative process.

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Light and Geometry meet in New Towering Sculpture Congruence by HYBYCOZO

Light and Geometry meet in New Towering Sculpture Congruence by HYBYCOZO

Art & Collection

Specifically commissioned for Campus Parking at Crystal Bridges, this new geometric sculpture by artist duo HYBYCOZO is now on view.

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A New Acquisition Joins the Collection: Julie Green’s The Last Supper

A New Acquisition Joins the Collection: Julie Green’s The Last Supper

Art & Collection News

In partnership with Art Bridges, Crystal Bridges announces that artist Julie Green’s The Last Supper will join the Crystal Bridges collection in late 2024.

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New Acquisition: Crystal Bridges Welcomes Maria de Los Angeles’s Citizen Dress into the Collection
Artist Maria de Los Angeles and Citizen Dress at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR.

New Acquisition: Crystal Bridges Welcomes Maria de Los Angeles’s Citizen Dress into the Collection

Art & Collection News

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Crystal Bridges is excited to announce the acquisition of Citizen Dress by New Jersey-based artist Maria de Los Angeles, previously featured in our 2022 exhibition We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy.

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What to Expect at Listening Forest in 2023
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What to Expect at Listening Forest in 2023

At the Museum Exhibitions

After a successful debut in August of 2022, Listening Forest, created by artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, returns for the third and final season of the outdoor, nighttime experience in the North Forest.

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Conservation Update: Tony Tasset's Deer
Deer statue in the North Forest

Conservation Update: Tony Tasset's Deer

Art & Collection Nature & Outdoor News

Ever wonder what happens when an artwork is damaged? Take an inside look at the recent conservation efforts restoring this beloved sculpture in the North Forest.

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Discover the Grounds Online: How Do You Keep Deer Out of Your Garden?
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Discover the Grounds Online: How Do You Keep Deer Out of Your Garden?

Nature & Outdoor

Samantha Best, landscape and outdoor experience manager at Crystal Bridges, shares tips on keeping deer out of your home garden.

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There Is No Art Without Agriculture: A Look Into Crystal Bridges’ Partnership with Communiversity

There Is No Art Without Agriculture: A Look Into Crystal Bridges’ Partnership with Communiversity

Activities & Education People & Community Teens

Discover what’s happening with Crystal Bridges’ partnership with Communiversity and the young scholars who bring it to life.

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Views of Crystal Bridges Brings a New Lens to the Museum's Collection
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Views of Crystal Bridges Brings a New Lens to the Museum's Collection

Museum Store News

On sale now, this new guide to the collection revisits the museum through a lens focused on inclusive and accessible experiences and features compelling essays by board members and the curatorial team.

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Three Ways to Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary in 2023

Three Ways to Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary in 2023

Art & Collection At the Museum

Whether you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community, an ally, or just want to join us in welcoming all, here’s a quick roundup of three ways you can celebrate Pride at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary.

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WHAM! BANG! POP! Part of Our Collection is on a Stamp

WHAM! BANG! POP! Part of Our Collection is on a Stamp

Art & Collection News

One of the sculptures in our collection is on a stamp! The US Postal Service recently featured Standing Explosion (Red) in one of five stamps commemorating Roy Lichtenstein’s colorful Pop art.

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BEEhind the Scenes: Meet the Bees and Beekeepers of Crystal Bridges
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BEEhind the Scenes: Meet the Bees and Beekeepers of Crystal Bridges

At the Museum Nature & Outdoor

Did you know Crystal Bridges has beehives? In honor of World Bee Day on May 20, come meet the bees and beekeepers that keep things a-buzz at the museum.

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Nine Things to Do at the Museum This Memorial Day Weekend
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Nine Things to Do at the Museum This Memorial Day Weekend

At the Museum

Make the most of your long weekend with a trip to Crystal Bridges! To help you plan, here’s a roundup of nine things to do while you’re here.

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Discover the Grounds is Back for 2023
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Discover the Grounds is Back for 2023

Activities & Education At the Museum Nature & Outdoor

Looking to learn more about insects in your garden? Wondering how to deal with invasive plants? Our recurring nature series Discover the Grounds is back and ready to tackle your questions about the natural world.

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Celebrating Women Artists: Marking Women's History Month at Crystal Bridges
Alma Thomas, Lunar Rendezvous-Circle of Flowers

Celebrating Women Artists: Marking Women's History Month at Crystal Bridges

Art & Collection People & Community

To celebrate Women’s History Month, members of the Crystal Bridges’ Women’s Employee Resource Group shared a few of their favorite works by women artists.

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Your 2023 Spring Guide to Crystal Bridges
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Your 2023 Spring Guide to Crystal Bridges

At the Museum

To help you make the most of your trip to the museum—and the season—we’ve assembled some highlights and recommendations for what to do, see, and experience at Crystal Bridges this spring.

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