MUSEUM BLOG

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February 4, 2018
Artist Robert Seldon Duncanson, ca. 1864

Backstory: Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821-1872)

Imagine the difficulty of supporting yourself as a biracial artist in the United States prior […]
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, […]
July 14, 2017

New Acquisition: Elsie Driggs’s Blast Furnace

    New on view in Crystal Bridges’ Early Twentieth-Century Art Gallery is Elsie Drigg’s […]
February 14, 2017

Of Love and Loss: A Valentine’s Story from the Galleries

One of Dennis Miller Bunker’s defining paintings is his 1887 portrait of Anne Page. The […]
February 24, 2016

Elihu Vedder: “Young Marsyas”

February 26 is the birthday of Elihu Vedder (1836 – 1923), an American artist whose playful painting, Young Marsyas, is […]
February 9, 2015

Up Close and Personal with “Art in a Day’s Work”

On February 6, Crystal Bridges opened a new temporary exhibition from our collection: Art in […]
December 8, 2014

Meet Crystal Bridges’ Newest Curator: Mindy Besaw

This month Crystal Bridges welcomed Mindy Besaw to our curatorial staff.  Mindy comes to us […]