MUSEUM BLOG

Welcome to the Crystal Bridges blog. Want to know what to expect for upcoming programs? Want to know more about exhibitions and artworks? Want to know what's happening at the museum? You can find all of it and more here.

May 1, 2018
The Garden

What Do You See in The Garden?

The Garden exhibition, located between the Early American and Modern Art Galleries, takes you on […]
March 8, 2018

Soul of a Nation Interactive Guide Available Now!

From the start of planning Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black […]
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 […]
August 11, 2017
Inside Fly's Eye Dome

Opening Day for the Fly’s Eye Dome! Plus: Some other artists influenced by Buckminster Fuller

Next week, Crystal Bridges will open up Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome for viewing by […]
August 4, 2017

Lights, Camera, Arkansas! Film and Discussion features “Mud”

Lights! Camera! Arkansas: From Broncho Billy to Billy Bob Thornton, by University of Arkansas professors Robert […]
July 28, 2017

Choreographer/Filmmaker Returns Home for Performance at Crystal Bridges

Monica Thomas is a dancer, choreographer, actor, and filmmaker currently living in Chicago, but she’s […]
July 18, 2017

Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome, and an unusual collaboration

Get ready to expand your definition of our world and your place in it by […]
June 21, 2017

“Animal Meet Human” Features Unseen Work from Crystal Bridges’ Collection

Animal Meet Human, a focus exhibition on view in the east bridge gallery opens on […]
March 17, 2017

The Power of Words: New on View at Crystal Bridges

Three works recently installed or soon to be installed in the museum’s permanent collection use […]
March 14, 2017

Women’s History Month: New Works by Remarkable Women

In the month of March, the galleries may look at little different, as several works […]
February 21, 2017

Border Cantos Community Partner programs available around NW Arkansas

Crystal Bridges’ Community Partners for the exhibition, Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the […]
February 17, 2017

Happy Birthday to Leo Villareal!

Happy Birthday to Leo Villareal, the creator of the Buckyball– the spherical sculpture that lights […]