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New Audio Tour: Walk Through Crystal Bridges with Alice Walton
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New Audio Tour: Walk Through Crystal Bridges with Alice Walton

Art & Collection At the Museum

“I’m Alice Walton, and I am delighted to take you on this tour today.”  So begins the museum’s newest audio tour, Alice Walton Talks Art. In this self-guided tour, take…

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Charlie Chaplin: Laughing at Modernism
Chaplin in one of the most famous and memorable scenes from Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin: Laughing at Modernism

Art & Collection At the Museum

In our newly remodeled Modern Art Gallery, a clip of Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 film Modern Times plays next to artworks depicting changes in technology, industry, and society in the twentieth…

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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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Recap: For Freedoms Community Conversations
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Recap: For Freedoms Community Conversations

At the Museum People & Community

In honor of our visiting temporary exhibition, Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… and the ongoing efforts of For Freedoms, Thomas’s collaborative that encourages space-making for art and civic…

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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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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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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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Hydration Station Gets A New Look - Thanks Coca-Cola!
Photo of recycling bin with poster asking how to reduce waste

Hydration Station Gets A New Look - Thanks Coca-Cola!

At the Museum Nature & Outdoor

Updates to the Hydration Station The Hydration Station, located at the Shuttle Stop in the Additional Parking lot at Crystal Bridges, is getting a refreshed look, thanks to our partner,…

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How to Spend the Perfect Fall Day at Crystal Bridges
Still pond with building on the other side surrounded by autumn trees

How to Spend the Perfect Fall Day at Crystal Bridges

At the Museum

No matter how many times you’ve walked through the Crystal Bridges permanent galleries, there is always something new to see. This season, we are particularly delighted to introduce Yayoi Kusama’s…

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Chalk Festival: The Final Artworks
Tracy Montoya, Marvel’s Doctor Strange

Chalk Festival: The Final Artworks

At the Museum

Missed Chalk Festival this weekend or weren’t able to make it back Sunday afternoon to see the finished products? We’ve got them all here for your viewing pleasure! 23 talented…

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#ArtistatCB: Vanessa German + NEW PODCAST!
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#ArtistatCB: Vanessa German + NEW PODCAST!

Art & Collection At the Museum
Podcast Interview with Vanessa German available here! Read this episode's transcript   Subscribe Now! Subscribe to be the first to listen, and head over to our social media channels to…
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Crystal Bridges Ups Its Recycling Game
Trash can and recycling can

Crystal Bridges Ups Its Recycling Game

At the Museum

Coca-Cola and Crystal Bridges have teamed up to promote initiatives that help museum guests be environmentally conscious. The Hydration Station, the Forest Concert Series presented on the Coca-Cola Stage, and the…

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Crystal Bridges Offers Color-Blind Glasses for Guests
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Crystal Bridges Offers Color-Blind Glasses for Guests

At the Museum

Crystal Bridges recently received 60 pairs of color-blind glasses thanks to funding from a sponsor in an effort to increase museum accessibility for our guests who are color blind. When…

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Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Family, Day or More
Family sitting on Walker Landing

Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Family, Day or More

At the Museum
There is so much to see during the Summer at Crystal Bridges that it might be difficult to even know where to start. That's where the Choose Your Own Adventure…
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Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Adult, Few Hours
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Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Adult, Few Hours

At the Museum
There is so much to see during the Summer at Crystal Bridges that it might be difficult to even know where to start. That's where the Choose Your Own Adventure…
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Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Family, Few Hours
Visitors Viewing art work hung on the wall

Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Family, Few Hours

At the Museum
There is so much to see during the Summer at Crystal Bridges that it might be difficult to even know where to start. That's where the Choose Your Own Adventure…
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Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Adult, Day or More
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Choose Your Own Adventure Itinerary: Adult, Day or More

At the Museum
There is so much to see during the Summer at Crystal Bridges that it might be difficult to even know where to start. That's where the Choose Your Own Adventure…
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The Summer of Nature: Reducing Waste with Coca-Cola
Hand throwing coke can in a recycling bin

The Summer of Nature: Reducing Waste with Coca-Cola

At the Museum Nature & Outdoor

At the beginning of this year, Crystal Bridges decided to increase its effort to reduce waste museum-wide. In order to make this initiative possible, the museum partnered with Coca-Cola, a…

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#ArtistatCB: Genevieve Gaignard on "Black is Beautiful"
Genevieve Gaignard

#ArtistatCB: Genevieve Gaignard on "Black is Beautiful"

At the Museum
Black is Beautiful is on view now in Personal Space. The focus exhibition takes a look at various depictions of space within Modern and Contemporary art, including sculpture, photography, and…
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#ArtistatCB: Nina Chanel Abney
Mural by Nina Chanel Abney

#ArtistatCB: Nina Chanel Abney

At the Museum
At Crystal Bridges, we’re committed to exploring the unfolding story of America. Through the 2014 State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now exhibition, the museum introduced 102 artists who live and…
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