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Starting from the Bottom: A College Student Grows Roots at Crystal Bridges
Skylar Edwards: Crystal Bridges Volunteer

Starting from the Bottom: A College Student Grows Roots at Crystal Bridges

At the Museum Volunteer Spotlight

College students are involved at Crystal Bridges on a number of different levels.  1)  The Museum actively seeks to recruit students as volunteers. 2)  Our College Ambassador program offers students from many…

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Ursula Von Rydingsvard
Ursula Von Rydingsvard, Unraveling

Ursula Von Rydingsvard

Activities & Education Art & Collection At the Museum
Unraveling, the large wall sculpture on view on the north side of the Early Twentieth Century Gallery Bridge, was created by Ursula Von Rydingsvard in 2007. Von Rydingsvard will visit…
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James Turrell and Josef Albers: Color Theory at Work in the Skyspace
Orange rectangle with small blue rectangle in the middle

James Turrell and Josef Albers: Color Theory at Work in the Skyspace

Architecture At the Museum
“Red,” “green,” “blue,” and “yellow” are like points on a compass. We describe our visual perception using these words, but when do we truly see what they represent? We always…
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'Tis the Season: Winter Break Art Project
Circle shaped buttons in white, blues, and grays and some snowflake shaped white buttons

'Tis the Season: Winter Break Art Project

Activities & Education At the Museum

Night Zag Wall showcases the awe of combining found objects with an artistic hand. The layering of organic and geometric shapes turn this wall sculpture into a conversational piece. Home…

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What I Learned From Crystal Bridges Gallery Guides
Guide leads a family on a tour of the museum

What I Learned From Crystal Bridges Gallery Guides

At the Museum Volunteer Spotlight

Assessment can be an unpleasant word.  A simple online search reveals synonyms such as evaluation, judgment, rating, and analysis.  Sounds painful…  Perhaps hearing the word brings back nightmares of pop…

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Creative Connections: Art and Alzheimer’s
Woman shows off the art she made

Creative Connections: Art and Alzheimer’s

Activities & Education At the Museum

Crystal Bridges’ Creative Connections: Art and Alzheimer’s Program piloted in January, 2013 as a collaboration between Crystal Bridges and the Northwest Arkansas/Bentonville office of the Alzheimer’s Association.  During monthly two-hour…

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The Blank Canvas
Person sitting outside on a folding stool holding paint brushes while painting on a canvas

The Blank Canvas

Activities & Education Art & Collection At the Museum
“Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make…
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Butterflies at Crystal Bridges
Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly

Butterflies at Crystal Bridges

Activities & Education At the Museum Nature & Outdoor
In July, Crystal Bridges hosted a “Discover the Grounds” talk about the butterflies that can be found here on our grounds, featuring myself and guest-presenter and ecologist, David Rupe. I…
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