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 26, 2019

Would You Like Some Music with Your Art?

When it comes to interpreting art at a museum, it’s easy to get lost in […]
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 1, 2016

Museum Officials Dealing with Overnight Break-In: April Fools Prank?

Early this morning, curators on routine gallery walk-throughs discovered that Crystal Bridges Museum of American […]
March 4, 2016

E. Leopold Trouvelot and Intergalactic Kitchen Printing

You don’t have to have a lot of fancy equipment to make art. Crystal Bridges’ […]
March 2, 2016

Women’s History Month: Agnes Pelton

In honor of Women’s History Month, we will be highlighting a female artist from Crystal […]
March 1, 2016

Welcoming Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.)

“We need our own space to think and digest what we see. And we also […]
February 24, 2016

Elihu Vedder: “Young Marsyas”

February 26 is the birthday of Elihu Vedder (1836 – 1923), an American artist whose playful painting, Young Marsyas, is […]
February 17, 2016

Hearts for Art

Crystal Bridges’ annual I ♥ Art Family Day was this past Sunday (right on Valentine’s Day […]
February 5, 2016

Framing Mrs. Atkinson

The frames on the paintings in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection are a subject of great […]
January 28, 2016

Neil Welliver: Snow on Alden Brook

Snow has been much in the news lately, which brings to mind one of the […]
January 20, 2016

Spider Stockings

Maman, the enormous spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois that stands in Crystal Bridges’ courtyard, is […]
January 15, 2016

Scholarship at Crystal Bridges: A Tyson Scholar’s Perspective

Tyson Scholar Amy Torbert is a little more than half way through her nine-month research residency at […]