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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, […]
January 8, 2018
Dennis and Evelyn Shaw

One Family’s Focus on the Future

  “I don’t think much about the past. I think more about the future. I […]
November 1, 2017
Crystal Bridges Volunteer Wayne Hubbert

Volunteer Spotlight: Wayne Hubbert

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Wayne Hubbert!   Career Information (Past, Present or Future) I was […]
October 26, 2017
Crystal Bridges volunteer Mary Myers leads an architecture tour in the Bachman-Wilson House.

Crystal Bridges is seeking volunteers to serve as Architecture Guides at the museum!

Architecture Guides offer tours of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House and the museum complex.  They […]
September 20, 2017
Justin Elwood, Protection Specialist (and blogger) at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Different Hats: the Duties of a Protection Specialist

Justin Elwood has been on the Protection Services team at Crystal Bridges for a couple […]
August 23, 2017

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist to Perform in the Great Hall

On September 6, guests at Crystal Bridges’ Great Hall will enjoy a concert by Yekwon […]
July 6, 2017

Dog Days at Crystal Bridges

The “dog days” of summer refer to the time period in late July when Sirius, the […]
July 1, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Reetik Patel

  Meet Crystal Bridges Volunteer Reetik Patel!   Career Information   High School Student Ignite […]
June 22, 2017

Experience from a Crystal Bridges High School Intern and Beyond

Last summer, LaCameria (“Cam”) Clark was one of the museum’s first class of Crystal Bridges’ high […]
June 21, 2017

Leading by Example: How Crystal Bridges is Taking on Diversity

In an earlier post, I emphasized the importance of diversity and inclusion to Crystal Bridges’ […]
June 20, 2017

The Power of a Single Touch

Presumably, we all know we shouldn’t touch the artwork in museums. Even if we reeeeeeally […]
June 14, 2017

Glass Free, Kindred Spirits Returns

One of the most recognized and beloved works in Crystal Bridges’ collection is Kindred Spirits, […]