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Delta Dreams: Crystal Bridges Interns -- KIPP Delta Collegiate High Graduation
Former (and current) Crystal Bridges intern LaCameria Clark and Museum Educator Nikki Spurlock

Delta Dreams: Crystal Bridges Interns -- KIPP Delta Collegiate High Graduation

Activities & Education At the Museum People & Community

Crystal Bridges’ High School Internship program, now in its second year, is currently in session. The program, funded by a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, brings ten minority students…

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DIY:  Build Your Own Bobbleheads!
Pig shaped bobblehead

DIY:  Build Your Own Bobbleheads!

Activities & Education At the Museum
Inspired by the current temporary exhibition On The Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, we offer you an opportunity to build your own bobblehead:  you know, those hip-swinging, head-bobbing…
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Art for Everyone: Access and Inclusive Programs at Crystal Bridges
Group of people look at landscape painting with educator standing next to painting

Art for Everyone: Access and Inclusive Programs at Crystal Bridges

Activities & Education

In Crystal Bridges’ department of Access and Inclusive Programs, we have the opportunity to work with many wonderful organizations in the Northwest Arkansas community, including Life Styles. Life Styles is…

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Speaking the Language of Art
Group of guests sit in gallery talking

Speaking the Language of Art

Activities & Education At the Museum

The Museum’s Access and Inclusive Programs division collaborates with individuals and organizations in the community to develop dynamic and inclusive Museum experiences, including a series of programs with adult English…

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Bachman-Wilson House: Imagine, if You Will...
Floor plan taped out on a wooden floor

Bachman-Wilson House: Imagine, if You Will...

Activities & Education Architecture At the Museum Volunteer Spotlight

How do you practice guiding tours through a building that isn’t built yet? It’s a question that was troubling Alyssa Wilson, Crystal Bridges’ Guide Program Manager.  Although the Bachman-Wilson House is…

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Introducing CB Outdoors!
Appalachian Red Eastern Redbud screenshot from mobile app

Introducing CB Outdoors!

Activities & Education At the Museum Nature & Outdoor

Another community activity within the app is tours. Of course there are the tours created by the Museum, but in this app we have also included the ability for you…

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Joan Mitchell
Joan Mitchell standing among her artworks

Joan Mitchell

Activities & Education Art & Collection At the Museum

February 12 is the birthday of Abstract Expressionist painter Joan Mitchell (1925-1992). Everything about Mitchell’s privileged early life and academic career might have suggested a smooth path to an early successful…

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Expanding the Cycle of Creative Energy with Kristen Cliffell
Kristen Cliffel

Expanding the Cycle of Creative Energy with Kristen Cliffell

Activities & Education At the Museum Exhibitions

Today we present another guest blog post: this time by State of the Art artist Kristen Cliffel.  Cliffel participated in the Museum’s Symposium in November, and returns to Crystal Bridges…

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Capturing Nature in Clay: An Autumn Project
Autumn leaves made from clay

Capturing Nature in Clay: An Autumn Project

Activities & Education At the Museum Exhibitions Nature & Outdoor

Cooler weather is upon us, and many of us, including me, treasure those last warm days of the year. As an Art Instructor for a museum that has over 3.5…

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Working at the Museum, Part 1
Brandi Cline

Working at the Museum, Part 1

Activities & Education People & Community

As editor of Crystal Bridges’ blog, I’m always sniffing around for new blog ideas and attempting to harry, cajole, or even bribe (a little chocolate goes a long way sometimes)…

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Teaching from Works of Art: An Exercise in Guided Looking
Woman stands in front of group of guests giving tour of art

Teaching from Works of Art: An Exercise in Guided Looking

Activities & Education

Crystal Bridges’ Education Department offers art education not only for K-12 students and the public at large, but also for a variety of educators:   from public and private K-12 teachers, to homeschool…

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