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September 28, 2017
Sam Gilliam, born 1933 Black and Golden Door, 1996 Acrylic on birch plywood with aluminum construction and piano-hinged door Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Introducing Sam Gilliam’s Black and Golden Door!

    Samantha Sigmon, Interpretation Manager Gabi Andino, Interpretation Intern   “Gilliam is not an […]
September 25, 2017
Studies of “Mr. Crowley” – The Chimpanzee in the Central Park Menagerie – Drawn by Frederick Stuart Church

The Sad True Story of Mister Crowley of Central Park

   A painting popular with Crystal Bridges visitors features a chimpanzee, seated in a chair, […]
September 25, 2017

Gallery Conversations in October

Here are the Gallery Conversations scheduled for the month of October.  Drop in and join […]
September 23, 2017
Decorative jello mold on a plate surrounded by mint leaves and topped with maraschino cherries

WOW Celebrates Mid-Century Art and Jazz through the Lens of Food

Just as jazz and the blues ignited rock and roll, Stuart Davis’s impact on both […]
September 22, 2017
Youth Art Classes

Get Schooled!  Art Programs for Kids!!

I’ve said it before and I’ll keep on saying it:  Art is good for your […]
September 20, 2017
Justin Elwood, Protection Specialist (and blogger) at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Different Hats: the Duties of a Protection Specialist

Justin Elwood has been on the Protection Services team at Crystal Bridges for a couple […]
September 19, 2017
Chuck, a Protection Services officer at Crystal Bridges, holds Truffles, an orange cat

Truffles the Frank Lloyd Wright Cat

This is a super short post, but adorable.   Meet Truffles.  Truffles has been hanging […]
September 14, 2017
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing logo

Stuart Davis is Here, In Full Swing

On Saturday, September 14, 2017, Crystal Bridges opens the new temporary exhibition Stuart Davis: In […]
September 14, 2017

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art presents Stuart Davis: In Full Swing

8/29/17 Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art presents the exhibition, Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, […]
September 5, 2017

Preschool Palooza! Fun Class Series Just for Preschoolers!

Preschoolers are natural artists. They love colors and shapes and textures, and many enjoy the […]
September 1, 2017

Our Immigrant Nation: Yasuo Kuniyoshi

The United States is an unusually diverse country, built and populated by immigrants from every […]
September 1, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Alan Meyer

Meet Crystal Bridges Volunteer Alan Meyer!   Career Information (Past, Present or Future) I am […]