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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 11, 2017
George Copeland Ault (1891 - 1948)

Greetings from Russell’s Corners on George Copeland Ault’s Birthday

Autumn is upon us and soon, perhaps, rural areas of our region may look similar […]
October 3, 2017

Dirty Deals: Jack Levine skewers American politics

Jack Levine’s 1983 painting The Arms Brokers is one of many political protest work he […]
September 28, 2017
Sam Gilliam, born 1933 Black and Golden Door, 1996 Acrylic on birch plywood with aluminum construction and piano-hinged door Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Introducing Sam Gilliam’s Black and Golden Door!

    Samantha Sigmon, Interpretation Manager Gabi Andino, Interpretation Intern   “Gilliam is not an […]
September 25, 2017
Studies of “Mr. Crowley” – The Chimpanzee in the Central Park Menagerie – Drawn by Frederick Stuart Church

The Sad True Story of Mister Crowley of Central Park

   A painting popular with Crystal Bridges visitors features a chimpanzee, seated in a chair, […]
September 5, 2017

Preschool Palooza! Fun Class Series Just for Preschoolers!

Preschoolers are natural artists. They love colors and shapes and textures, and many enjoy the […]
September 1, 2017

Our Immigrant Nation: Yasuo Kuniyoshi

The United States is an unusually diverse country, built and populated by immigrants from every […]
August 28, 2017

The Marvelous, Mystical Morris Graves

Today is the birthday of artist Morris Graves, whose wonderful painting, Spirit Bird with Minnow, […]
August 24, 2017

The Scuttlebut on Gallery Gab in September

Each month, a number of Gallery Conversations are scheduled at Crystal Bridges, each featuring a […]
August 11, 2017
Inside Fly's Eye Dome

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 […]