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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 […]
April 18, 2019
Vanessa German

#ArtistatCB: Vanessa German

“Art has been transformational in my life, particularly in confronting and contending with the dimensional […]
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 […]
January 12, 2018

Change is in the Air: A Sneak Peek at the Plan for the New Early American Galleries

By Mindy Besaw, Curator of American Art   During the chilly early months of 2018, […]
December 18, 2017
Artwork by Nina Chanel Abney, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

New Artwork Looks Back At You

Crystal Bridges is delighted to present a brand-new artwork created just for our museum by […]
November 22, 2017

Titus Kaphar Amends History

  “I want to make paintings…I want to make sculptures that are honest, that wrestle […]
November 17, 2017
Isamu Noguchi speaks to Buckminster Fuller, ca. 1971.

Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: A lifetime friendship of like minds

Today is the birithday of artist Isamu Noguchi, born November 17, 1904.   In early […]