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March 16, 2018

Soul of a Nation Focus: Art Is… by Lorraine O’Grady

A 15 foot gold frame with a caption of “Art is…” underneath makes its way […]
March 8, 2018

Soul of a Nation Interactive Guide Available Now!

From the start of planning Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black […]
February 19, 2018

Soul of a Nation. Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell: Partners in Life and Art

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power is on view at […]
February 12, 2018

Soul of a Nation: An Interview with Carolyn Mims Lawrence

Carolyn Mims Lawrence was one of the artists who contributed to The Wall of Respect, […]
February 2, 2018

Soul of a Nation: AfriCOBRA

On February 3, Crystal Bridges opens the US premier of Soul of a Nation: Art […]
January 15, 2018
Wadsworth Jarrell, born 1929 Revolutionary, 1972 Screen print on paper Courtesy Lusenhop Fine Art

Art in the Age of Black Power

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X may have had very different ideas of […]
January 12, 2018

Change is in the Air: A Sneak Peek at the Plan for the New Early American Galleries

By Mindy Besaw, Curator of American Art   During the chilly early months of 2018, […]
October 31, 2017
Stuart Davis (1892-1964) Fin, 1962-1964 Casein and masking tape on canvas Private Collection

The Spooky and Strangely Poetic Story of Fin, Stuart Davis’s final painting

When Stuart Davis passed away in 1964, he left an amazing body of work spanning […]
October 9, 2017
Map of the New World “MONDO NVOVO” (1572) Wellcome Library, London.

Indigenous People’s Day: Exploring the work of Native American artist Carl Beam

Across the nation, individual city governments are renaming Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day. As […]
September 14, 2017
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing logo

Stuart Davis is Here, In Full Swing

On Saturday, September 14, 2017, Crystal Bridges opens the new temporary exhibition Stuart Davis: In […]
June 21, 2017

“Animal Meet Human” Features Unseen Work from Crystal Bridges’ Collection

Animal Meet Human, a focus exhibition on view in the east bridge gallery opens on […]
April 18, 2017

Stories From the Wall

This is the last week to view Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American […]