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June 28, 2017

Crystal Bridges Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month by Remembering Artist/Activist Keith Haring

In remembrance of the 48th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots that ignited the flame […]
June 28, 2017

Oh Deer! New Crystal Bridges Acquisition Visits Chicago

An enormous white tail deer, sculpted of painted fiberglass, recently appeared on the Riverwalk in […]
June 27, 2017

Robert Henri: American Original

June 24 is the birthday of influential American Modernist painter, Robert Henri ( 1865-1929). Henri is […]
June 23, 2017

Delta Dreams: Crystal Bridges Interns — KIPP Delta Collegiate High Graduation

Crystal Bridges’ High School Internship program, now in its second year, is currently in session. […]
June 22, 2017

Experience from a Crystal Bridges High School Intern and Beyond

Last summer, LaCameria (“Cam”) Clark was one of the museum’s first class of Crystal Bridges’ high […]
June 21, 2017

Leading by Example: How Crystal Bridges is Taking on Diversity

In an earlier post, I emphasized the importance of diversity and inclusion to Crystal Bridges’ […]
June 21, 2017

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art presents two new focused exhibitions, highlighting recent acquisitions

6/21/17 Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces new exhibitions in an ongoing focus exhibition […]
June 21, 2017

“Animal Meet Human” Features Unseen Work from Crystal Bridges’ Collection

Animal Meet Human, a focus exhibition on view in the east bridge gallery opens on […]
June 20, 2017

The Power of a Single Touch

Presumably, we all know we shouldn’t touch the artwork in museums. Even if we reeeeeeally […]
June 19, 2017

Juneteenth:  A Day to Reach for and Celebrate Our Highest Ideals

Today is June 19, traditionally celebrated in African American communities as “Juneteenth,” or Emancipation Day. […]
June 16, 2017

Enter the Creative ZONE: Summer Camp at Crystal Bridges

This was the first week of summer camps here at Crystal Bridges, and today was […]
June 14, 2017

Glass Free, Kindred Spirits Returns

One of the most recognized and beloved works in Crystal Bridges’ collection is Kindred Spirits, […]