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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.

July 1, 2015

Trail Guide Travels

Volunteer Tour Guides at Crystal Bridges receive copious in-museum training to prepare them for their role […]
June 19, 2015

Bachman-Wilson House: Imagine, if You Will…

How do you practice guiding tours through a building that isn’t built yet? It’s a […]
June 13, 2015

A Very Happy Flag Day

In 1916 President Woodrow Wilson designated, June 14, as National Flag Day in observance of […]
June 10, 2015

The Secret Language of Still Life

A centerpiece of the exhibition American Encounters: The Simple Pleasure of Still Life,   Abraham […]
June 9, 2015

Claes Oldenburg’s “Alphabet/Good Humor” Returns

On Tuesday afternoon, Crystal Bridges’ preparator team reinstalled a sculpture that will be familiar to guests […]
May 28, 2015

Bring in the Drone!

There are a number of locations at Crystal Bridges that offer stunning views of the […]
May 22, 2015

Museum Lookalikes 2

Continuing in the theme of Museum Lookalikes:  sometimes we find that staff members or volunteers […]
May 19, 2015

Museum Lookalikes Part I

Lately, we’ve been having some fun identifying museum lookalikes:  these are people on our staff […]
May 15, 2015

The Bubble: An Artist and Her Model

Any visitor to Crystal Bridges has admired The Bubble, the lovely bronze sculpture my Harriet […]
May 14, 2015

A Conversation with the Conservator

Conservation is an ongoing concern in any museum, whether it be an art museum, natural […]
May 9, 2015

For Mother’s Day: Mom Booth Volunteer Tells All

Many of you will remember the Mom Booth from the State of the Art exhibition. […]
May 8, 2015

One BIG Painting: Mehretu’s “Retopistics: A Renegade Excavation”

On Tuesday, Crystal Bridges’ team of preparators installed a new painting in the Museum’s south […]