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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.

April 2, 2021
Brass tortoise and hare on trails

The Tortoise and the Hare, as Sculpted by Nancy Schön

Chicks and frogs, caterpillars and butterflies, tortoises and hares. In the midst of a blooming […]
January 18, 2021

Conversations Across Collections: Artists and Antiracist Activism

Welcome to Conversations across Collections. This entry is the fourth in a collaborative series between […]
November 20, 2020

Looking Close and Finding Love

The dark blue-gray eye floats on the creamy white paper. It stares back, unblinking and […]
October 26, 2020

Conversations Across Collections: The Science of Martin Johnson Heade’s The Gems of Brazil

Welcome to Conversations across Collections. This entry is the first in a collaborative series between […]
September 1, 2020

Crystal Bridges Acquires Martin’s Cincuentañera by Shizu Saldamando

Crystal Bridges is excited to acquire a new work by contemporary artist Shizu Saldamando titled […]
August 20, 2020

Buy Ruth Asawa Stamps from the US Postal Service

The US Postal Service is honoring the life and career of Japanese American artist Ruth […]
August 3, 2020

Yasuo Kuniyoshi and the Importance of Advocating for Artists (AAA Series)

In this blog series, the Crystal Bridges Curatorial team explores stories of American art paired […]
July 20, 2020

Charlie Chaplin: Laughing at Modernism

In our newly remodeled Modern Art Gallery, a clip of Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 film Modern […]
May 14, 2020

An Interview with Artist Leo Villareal

Acclaimed artist Leo Villareal’s lighted sculpture Buckyball (2012) made its debut on the Crystal Bridges […]
May 4, 2020

The Odd Couple: Hollowell and Melchers

On the surface, these works make for odd bedfellows. Gari Melchers presents an austere vision […]
July 19, 2019
Museum Way Podcast

#ArtistatCB: Vanessa German + NEW PODCAST!

Podcast Interview with Vanessa German available here! Read this episode’s transcript   Subscribe Now! Subscribe […]
July 2, 2019

Remembering David Esterly

“It seems to me that these straps are like the unavoidable permanent qualities of life—birth, […]