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July 25, 2016

Stories from American Made: Ithaca Falls Chair

Armchair with View of Ithaca Falls Chairmaker unidentified; decoration probably by R.H. Ranney (dates unknown), […]
July 22, 2016

Beauty and Happiness: Alma Thomas

Lunar Rendezvous—Circle of Flowers, 1969 (Detail) Alma Thomas, 1891 – 1978 Oil on canvas Crystal […]
July 22, 2016

Crystal Bridges’ August Programs: Inspired by American Made Exhibition

In the month of August, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art invites visitors to view […]
July 21, 2016

Stories from American Made: Carousel Horse

CAROUSEL HORSE with Lowered Head Charles Carmel (1865-1931) Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York ca. 1914 Paint […]
July 18, 2016

Mystery in the Museum: A Coverlet Cover-Up in “American Made”

Appliqué Bedcover, 1853 Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887) Doylestown, Pennsylvania Cotton, silk, wool, and wool […]
July 15, 2016

A Conversation with the Curator: Stacy Hollander on American Made

Our current exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, is Crystal Bridges’ […]
July 14, 2016

Hands-on History: Treasures from the American Made Community Loom

Although Crystal Bridges’ new exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, opened only […]
July 12, 2016

Hawk Eyes on the Bachman-Wilson House

There’s a new resident of the Frank Lloyd Wright House at Crystal Bridges—one with wings; […]
July 7, 2016

Catch ‘em All at Crystal Bridges

Here’s something I just learned today:  Crystal Bridges’ galleries are apparently crawling with Pokemon.  So […]
July 6, 2016

“American Made” Studio Snapshot: 68 Days to See Local Artists at Work!

“So, how many hours did it take you to create that?” I found myself consistently […]