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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 […]
January 15, 2018
Wadsworth Jarrell, born 1929 Revolutionary, 1972 Screen print on paper Courtesy Lusenhop Fine Art

Art in the Age of Black Power

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X may have had very different ideas of […]
January 12, 2018

Change is in the Air: A Sneak Peek at the Plan for the New Early American Galleries

By Mindy Besaw, Curator of American Art   During the chilly early months of 2018, […]
January 11, 2018

February at Crystal Bridges includes: Soul of a Nation, Valentine’s Day Fun, Music, and More!

February at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art brings the U.S. debut of a new […]
January 8, 2018
Dennis and Evelyn Shaw

One Family’s Focus on the Future

  “I don’t think much about the past. I think more about the future. I […]