MUSEUM BLOG

Welcome to the Crystal Bridges blog. Want to know what to expect for upcoming programs? Want to know more about exhibitions and artworks? Want to know what's happening at the museum? You can find all of it and more here.

October 30, 2019

Spooky Scenes in the Galleries

Once upon an afternoon dreary, while I wandered meek but cheery, Over many a quaint […]
August 16, 2019

The Courier: An Artwork’s Travel Buddy

Crystal Bridges often lends artworks to other museums for exhibitions. These are opportunities for institutions […]
July 31, 2019

Hogwarts: An Art History

July 31 is Harry Potter’s (and author J.K. Rowling’s) birthday! In honor of their birthday, […]
July 19, 2019

#ArtistatCB: Vanessa German + NEW PODCAST!

“Art has been transformational in my life, particularly in confronting and contending with the dimensional […]
July 2, 2019

Remembering David Esterly

“It seems to me that these straps are like the unavoidable permanent qualities of life—birth, […]
May 24, 2019

Nature’s Nation First Look: Charles Willson Peale

In his monumental self-portrait, Charles Willson Peale beckons viewers into his museum, which is visible […]
May 1, 2019
Fiori Boat by Dale Chihuly

Chihuly Favorites Are Back–Permanently!

Update, 5/31/19: All five Chihuly artworks have been installed and are available for viewing.  Crystal […]
March 15, 2019

Art in Bloom is Here!

We are so excited for this weekend. Art in Bloom is Crystal Bridges’ annual celebration […]
January 28, 2019

#ArtistatCB: Will Wilson

At Crystal Bridges, we’re committed to exploring the unfolding story of America. Through the 2014 […]
October 4, 2018

#ArtistatCB: Athena LaTocha

At Crystal Bridges, we’re committed to exploring the unfolding story of America. Through the 2014 State […]
February 4, 2018
Artist Robert Seldon Duncanson, ca. 1864

Backstory: Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821-1872)

Imagine the difficulty of supporting yourself as a biracial artist in the United States prior […]
January 23, 2018
Jack Whitten in his studio, 2015. Photo by Katherine MacMahon

An interview with artist Jack Whitten

The team here at Crystal Bridges was saddened yesterday to learn of the death of […]