MUSEUM BLOG

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January 22, 2014

Archival Storage and Artist Manuscripts

By Catherine Petersen and Elizabeth Bradshaw   Items in Crystal Bridges’ archives are carefully stored […]
January 13, 2014

Letters in the Crystal Bridges Special Collections: Part 2

By Catherine Petersen and Elizabeth Bradshaw The highest priority for any library is access to […]
January 9, 2014

Letters in the Crystal Bridges Special Collections: Part 1

By Catherine Petersen and Elizabeth Bradshaw Readers were introduced to our new Museum Library cataloger/archivist […]
December 19, 2013

Celebrating Holiday illustrations: Christmas Surprises

For this third week topic on illustrations of the holiday season in books and other […]
December 13, 2013

Celebrating Holiday illustrations continued

In my last blog I introduced the topic, “illustrations of the holiday season” in books […]
December 6, 2013

Celebrating Holiday Illustrations

I am often surprised to run across lovely illustrations of the holiday season in books […]
November 26, 2013

3rd Floor Musings: Volunteers

There is always someone available in Crystal Bridges’ Library to help guests find whatever they […]
November 13, 2013

3rd floor musings: New Library Staff & Recommended Reading

We’d like to introduce you to our new Librarian, Elizabeth Bradshaw, and pass along one […]
October 25, 2013

Arkansas’ Apple Heritage

October is the month to celebrate bountiful apple harvests: apple cider, apple pies, applesauce,  and […]
October 18, 2013

Autumn Leaves in the Crystal Bridges Library

I discovered yet another amazing color plate book while researching Autumn themes. Titled  Autumn Leaves […]
October 10, 2013

American Spiders and Charlotte’s Web

Now that you have had the chance to view images from, and perhaps peruse online, […]
October 3, 2013

American Spiders

CAUTION!  Beware, those of you with Arachnophobia: pathological fear or loathing of spiders (Merriam-Webster.com). NOTE: […]