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The Museum’s Lobby and Courtyard Will Undergo Updates to Create More Space and a Better Visitor Experience
Maman by Louise Bourgeois being installed

The Museum’s Lobby and Courtyard Will Undergo Updates to Create More Space and a Better Visitor Experience

Architecture At the Museum

When you come to the museum, you might notice that Maman, the 30-foot spider sculpture by artist Louise Bourgeois that has greeted visitors to the museum for the past few…

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House: A Peek Into the Second Floor
Master bedroom by Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House: A Peek Into the Second Floor

Architecture

American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was born on this day in 1867! To celebrate his 153rd birthday, we’re exploring the second floor of the Wright-designed Bachman-Wilson House, located on Crystal…

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Architect Marshall Brown Coming to Crystal Bridges
Marshall Brown and his artwork Ziggurat

Architect Marshall Brown Coming to Crystal Bridges

Architecture At the Museum

Have you ever considered the link between art and architecture? It’s a fun thing to consider at Crystal Bridges, but long before the museum opened, licensed architect and urban designer…

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Buckminster Fuller's Fly's Eye Dome, and an unusual collaboration
Buckminster Fuller in front of a Fuller dome

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

Architecture

Get ready to expand your definition of our world and your place in it by delving into the philosophy and work of R. Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller (1895-1983) with two exhibitions…

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Little Known Facts about Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright Bachman-Wilson House

Little Known Facts about Frank Lloyd Wright

Architecture

Today is the birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, great American architect and designer of the Bachman-Wilson House here on Crystal Bridges’ grounds.  What do you know about Frank Lloyd Wright?…

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Museum Careers: A Spotlight on Exhibition Designer Jessi Mueller
Jessi Mueller

Museum Careers: A Spotlight on Exhibition Designer Jessi Mueller

Architecture People & Community

Interpretation Intern Rome Font prepared today’s blog post on Crystal Bridges’ Exhibition Designer, Jessi Mueller.  This continues a series we’re building about careers in museums. –LD   “A lot of people think…

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Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright: Woodcraft by Myron Williams
Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired box by Myron Wilson

Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright: Woodcraft by Myron Williams

Architecture Museum Store Volunteer Spotlight

Attention holiday shoppers! Woodcrafter and Crystal Bridges volunteer Myron Williams has created a limited number of beautiful wooden magazine racks and decorative boxes inspired by the Frank Lloyd Wright house…

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"Short Take" on the Frank Lloyd Wright Welcome Pavilion
The Frank Lloyd Wright Welcome Pavilion

"Short Take" on the Frank Lloyd Wright Welcome Pavilion

Architecture

Students and faculty in the Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design honored Fay Jones and his mentor, Frank Lloyd Wright, by building a permanent structure on the grounds of…

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A Conversation with a Bachman-Wilson House Guide
Kelly Johnston, volunteer

A Conversation with a Bachman-Wilson House Guide

Architecture Volunteer Spotlight

Museum Member preview tours of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House are currently underway. The preview period serves two purposes: it gives Crystal Bridges Members a chance to see the house…

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A Canvas for an Architectural Masterpiece
Frank Lloyd Wright Bachman-Wilson House

A Canvas for an Architectural Masterpiece

Architecture Nature & Outdoor

As the reconstruction of the Bachman-Wilson House at Crystal Bridges wraps up, final touches are also being applied to the landscape surrounding the house.  The Trails and Grounds crew has…

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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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