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August 11, 2017

Opening Day for the Fly’s Eye Dome! Plus: Some other artists influenced by Buckminster Fuller

Next week, Crystal Bridges will open up Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome for viewing by […]
August 9, 2017

Artist At Work: Adonna Khare is Drawing in the Gallery!

Visitors to the museum over the next several days will be treated to an opportunity […]
August 3, 2017

The Monochromatic and Contradictory World of Mark Tansey

Artist Mark Tansey was born on August 2, 1949,  and curatorial intern Kaitlin Morelock would […]
July 28, 2017

Communities in Solidarity and the Art of Jacob Lawrence

Your Google Doodle this morning links you to the history of New York City’s Silent […]
July 26, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat

First appearing in Crystal Bridges’ 1940s to Now Gallery in 2016,   Untitled, 1981, is a paradigm […]
July 21, 2017

Unveiling an Ozark Beer Company and Crystal Bridges Partnership Inspired by R. Buckminster Fuller

Crystal Bridges and Ozark Beer Company have developed a new and unique beer inspired by a […]
July 14, 2017

New Acquisition: Elsie Driggs’s Blast Furnace

    New on view in Crystal Bridges’ Early Twentieth-Century Art Gallery is Elsie Drigg’s […]
July 6, 2017

Dog Days at Crystal Bridges

The “dog days” of summer refer to the time period in late July when Sirius, the […]
June 28, 2017

Crystal Bridges Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month by Remembering Artist/Activist Keith Haring

In remembrance of the 48th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots that ignited the flame […]
June 28, 2017

Oh Deer! New Crystal Bridges Acquisition Visits Chicago

An enormous white tail deer, sculpted of painted fiberglass, recently appeared on the Riverwalk in […]
June 27, 2017

Robert Henri: American Original

June 24 is the birthday of influential American Modernist painter, Robert Henri ( 1865-1929). Henri is […]
June 21, 2017

“Animal Meet Human” Features Unseen Work from Crystal Bridges’ Collection

Animal Meet Human, a focus exhibition on view in the east bridge gallery opens on […]