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February 12, 2018

Soul of a Nation: An Interview with Carolyn Mims Lawrence

Carolyn Mims Lawrence was one of the artists who contributed to The Wall of Respect, […]
February 2, 2018

Soul of a Nation: AfriCOBRA

On February 3, Crystal Bridges opens the US premier of Soul of a Nation: Art […]
February 1, 2018
Crystal Bridges volunteer Don Bradshaw

Volunteer Spotlight: Don Bradshaw

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Don Bradshaw!   Career Information (Past, Present or Future) Former project […]
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 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 […]
December 28, 2017

The New 365: 2017 Edition

New Year’s Eve is a little like half a glass of water:  different people see […]
December 27, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Amy Bradshaw

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Amy Bradshaw!     Career Information I am a retired kindergarten […]
December 21, 2017

Upcoming Programs for Youth and Families!

A new year is right on the horizon, and so is a whole new schedule […]
December 18, 2017
Artwork by Nina Chanel Abney, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

New Artwork Looks Back At You

Crystal Bridges is delighted to present a brand-new artwork created just for our museum by […]
December 13, 2017
Santa peers through the plate glass windows of the museum store. In the foreground are sets of shelves covered in colorful merchandise

An Early Morning Guest at the Museum Store

We were getting ready to open the store when I saw some movement outside in […]