Crystal Bridges is open to the public, with timed tickets and walk-ups welcome as capacity allows. Learn more.
Crystal Bridges is open to the public, with timed tickets and walk-ups welcome as capacity allows. Learn more.


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.

September 1, 2020

Crystal Bridges Acquires Martin’s Cincuentañera by Shizu Saldamando

Crystal Bridges is excited to acquire a new work by contemporary artist Shizu Saldamando titled […]
August 20, 2020

Buy Ruth Asawa Stamps from the US Postal Service

The US Postal Service is honoring the life and career of Japanese American artist Ruth […]
August 3, 2020

Yasuo Kuniyoshi and the Importance of Advocating for Artists (AAA Series)

In this blog series, the Crystal Bridges Curatorial team explores stories of American art paired […]
July 20, 2020

Charlie Chaplin: Laughing at Modernism

In our newly remodeled Modern Art Gallery, a clip of Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 film Modern […]
July 9, 2020

Crystal Bridges Acquires Native American Art from Bruce Hartman Collection

Crystal Bridges is excited to announce the acquisition of 31 modern and contemporary artworks by […]
June 23, 2020

¿Qué hay de nuevo en las galerías de arte moderno? (en Español)

En diciembre, nos despedimos de la colección de Alfred Stieglitz. La colección, con más de […]
June 23, 2020

What’s New in the Modern Art Galleries?

Change is in the air! In December, we said goodbye to the Alfred Stieglitz Collection, […]
June 11, 2020

Celebrating Queer Artists in the Crystal Bridges Collection

Happy PRIDE Month! Throughout history, the art world often offered “safe spaces” of acceptance for […]
May 21, 2020

7 Book / Artwork Pairings to Add to Your List

Need a good book recommendation? Perhaps you’d like a book that also deepens your art […]
May 14, 2020

An Interview with Artist Leo Villareal

Acclaimed artist Leo Villareal’s lighted sculpture Buckyball (2012) made its debut on the Crystal Bridges […]
May 4, 2020

The Odd Couple: Hollowell and Melchers

On the surface, these works make for odd bedfellows. Gari Melchers presents an austere vision […]
October 30, 2019

Spooky Scenes in the Galleries

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