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 4, 2018

#ArtistatCB: Athena LaTocha

At Crystal Bridges, we’re committed to exploring the unfolding story of America. Through the 2014 State […]
August 18, 2016

Framed!

Imagine you are standing in front of a work of art, surrounded by a group […]
May 14, 2015

A Conversation with the Conservator

Conservation is an ongoing concern in any museum, whether it be an art museum, natural […]
April 17, 2015

Cleaning the Fish

Fish Stories is a temporary exhibition featuring 20 color prints from Game Fishes of the United […]
July 30, 2014

In Celebration of Luis Jimenez (1940-2006)

Today is the birthday of Luis Jimenez, (1940-2006), creator of Vaquero, the sculpture that stands in […]
April 9, 2014

Crystal Bridges Receives Award for Conservation

A few weeks ago the Arkansas Museums Association hosted it’s annual meeting in North Little […]
April 8, 2014

After the Last Supper: Casting Some Light on Light-Sensitive Works

“Where is After the Last Supper?” Guests who visited Crystal Bridges in the first few […]
April 1, 2014

Striking Results of Chemical Analysis Reveal that Pigment used in Macdonald-Wright Painting Derived Entirely from Skittles

Several months ago, when a team of conservators were assessing the condition of works in […]
March 8, 2014

The Bachman-Wilson House: What is a Usonian House?

The recently acquired Bachman-Wilson House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is a classic example of […]
February 19, 2014

Keeping the Art Comfortable: Climate Control at Crystal Bridges

As winter storm Nika made her way across 32 of the 50 United States, most […]
January 22, 2014

Archival Storage and Artist Manuscripts

By Catherine Petersen and Elizabeth Bradshaw   Items in Crystal Bridges’ archives are carefully stored […]
January 16, 2014

I’m Sorry, but Your Painting has Cleavage

Part of what we do in collection management is to monitor the condition of the […]