MUSEUM BLOG

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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
May 31, 2017

My Time on the Sod Squad: Prepping the Forest for Chihuly

Crystal Bridges has a professional team who manages our 120 acres of forested grounds. It’s […]
April 5, 2017

Cr(EAT)e Food Blog:  The Morel of the Story

  Editor’s Note:  Most readers are probably unaware of the long-standing rivalry between Crystal Bridges […]
February 10, 2017

Behind the Scenes at an Eleven Photoshoot

I don’t make a regular habit of reposting anyone else’s blog posts… but I believe […]
January 17, 2017

Members Get the Scoop! We’re not talking about ice cream…

Today’s post was prepared by Hannah Brown, Crystal Bridges’ Membership Program Assistant   Your Crystal […]
January 5, 2017

Going Up: North Elevator under construction

Visitors to the Museum have likely noticed that artworks have been removed from the north […]