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.

August 9, 2017

Artist At Work: Adonna Khare is Drawing in the Gallery!

Visitors to the museum over the next several days will be treated to an opportunity […]
August 3, 2017

The Monochromatic and Contradictory World of Mark Tansey

Artist Mark Tansey was born on August 2, 1949,  and curatorial intern Kaitlin Morelock would […]
July 28, 2017

Communities in Solidarity and the Art of Jacob Lawrence

Your Google Doodle this morning links you to the history of New York City’s Silent […]
July 26, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat

First appearing in Crystal Bridges’ 1940s to Now Gallery in 2016,   Untitled, 1981, is a paradigm […]
July 21, 2017

Unveiling an Ozark Beer Company and Crystal Bridges Partnership Inspired by R. Buckminster Fuller

Crystal Bridges and Ozark Beer Company have developed a new and unique beer inspired by a […]
July 14, 2017

New Acquisition: Elsie Driggs’s Blast Furnace

    New on view in Crystal Bridges’ Early Twentieth-Century Art Gallery is Elsie Drigg’s […]
June 28, 2017

Crystal Bridges Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month by Remembering Artist/Activist Keith Haring

In remembrance of the 48th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots that ignited the flame […]
June 27, 2017

Robert Henri: American Original

June 24 is the birthday of influential American Modernist painter, Robert Henri ( 1865-1929). Henri is […]
May 1, 2017

May Day: Prints for the People

In honor of May Day: traditionally a celebration of Labor in many European countries, we […]
April 27, 2017

The Powerful Influence of Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is easily one of America’s most well-known poets. His collection, Leaves of Grass, […]
April 19, 2017
Asher B. Durand (1796-1886) Kindred Spirits 1849 Oil on canvas

Poetry and Art  

April is National Poetry Month!  In celebration, let me introduce you to a few works […]
April 7, 2017

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Atkinson, Jr., Reunited for the First Time in Over a Century

Beginning this week, the great colonial-era painter John Singleton Copley receives the special recognition he […]