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Crystal Bridges is temporarily closed to support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Follow our updates.

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.

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 […]
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
Museum Way Podcast

#ArtistatCB: Vanessa German + NEW PODCAST!

Podcast Interview with Vanessa German available here! Read this episode’s transcript   Subscribe Now! Subscribe […]
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 […]