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#CBfromHome Activity: Nature Mandalas
Homemade Nature Mandalas

#CBfromHome Activity: Nature Mandalas

Activities & Education
This week's #CBfromHome art activity is inspired by a work in the Crystal Bridges collection titled Lunar Rendezvous—Circle of Flowers (1969) by Alma Thomas (1891-1978). Learn more about the artwork…
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Crystal Bridges Zoom Backgrounds for Your Next Virtual Meeting
Zoom background of Alma Thomas, Lunar Rendezvous-Circle of Flowers (detail)

Crystal Bridges Zoom Backgrounds for Your Next Virtual Meeting

Activities & Education

Dazzle your co-workers in your next Zoom meeting with a Crystal Bridges background! Enjoy a selection of Art and Architecture/Nature backgrounds. These are also the perfect size as a background…

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#CBfromHome Activity: Heritage Collages
Collection of homemade collages

#CBfromHome Activity: Heritage Collages

Activities & Education
In her paintings, mixed media works, and ceramic sculptures, State of the Art 2020 artist Jiha Moon brings together a variety of cultural references and images to explore the global…
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Color Blindness and Art
Left: Fairfield Porter, October Interior, 1963, oil on canvas, 56 × 72 in. (142.2 × 182.9 cm). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2010.89; Right: October Interior, edited to illustrate achromatopsia, a form of color blindness.

Color Blindness and Art

Activities & Education

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to experience art with color blindness? It’s a common condition that even many artists have, including Peter Milton and children’s book illustrator Loren…

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#CBfromHome Activity: South Bend Quilt Squares
pieces of recycled paper, magazines, and fabric layed out like a quilt

#CBfromHome Activity: South Bend Quilt Squares

Activities & Education Exhibitions

Activity: South Bend Quilt Squares Gather pieces of recycled paper, magazines, and fabric from around your house.  Think of colors you would like to have in your quilt. Cut…

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Experience Slow Art Day at Home with Coloring Pages, Close-Looking Prompts, and More
Man stands looking at abstract painting in front of him

Experience Slow Art Day at Home with Coloring Pages, Close-Looking Prompts, and More

Activities & Education
  Untitled by Joan Mitchell Joan Mitchell painted from her own experience, using remembered feelings as inspiration. What feelings does this painting evoke for you? Write down all the emotions…
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Step Inside Crystal Bridges Artworks with CBVR
Kerry James Marshall, Our Town

Step Inside Crystal Bridges Artworks with CBVR

Activities & Education

Did you know that Crystal Bridges is experimenting with virtual reality? Crystal Bridges Virtual Reality (or CBVR) uses unique virtual reality videos and technology to transport us through the frame…

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13 Ways to Stay in Touch with Crystal Bridges During Quarantine
Aerial view of Walker Landing showing green landscape and people enjoying a concert

13 Ways to Stay in Touch with Crystal Bridges During Quarantine

Activities & Education At the Museum

COVID-19 can’t keep us apart! While we’re temporarily closing the museum to maintain the safety of our staff, volunteers, and guests and to stop the spread of the coronavirus, there…

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Book a School Field Trip to Crystal Bridges
Young boy stands looking at an artwork in front of her hung on the wall

Book a School Field Trip to Crystal Bridges

Activities & Education

School tours through the end of April have been canceled due to Crystal Bridges’ response to COVID-19. Follow our updates. As we move into the last few months of the…

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Teaching Empathy Through Art at Crystal Bridges
Teachers Julie Griggs (left) and Heather Hooks (right)

Teaching Empathy Through Art at Crystal Bridges

Activities & Education Art & Collection

Empathy is a lesson that we should all refresh ourselves on from time to time. Now, with the help of teachers Julie Griggs (left) and Heather Hooks (right), we can!…

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A Painting You Can Touch
Young man touching a 3D art reproduction

A Painting You Can Touch

Activities & Education At the Museum

She has taught classes with the Arts with the Disabled Association (ADA) Hong Kong, and given lectures at the Kennedy Center’s Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disabilities conference and the…

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