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The Summer of Nature: Reducing Waste with Coca-Cola
Hand throwing coke can in a recycling bin

The Summer of Nature: Reducing Waste with Coca-Cola

At the Museum Nature & Outdoor

At the beginning of this year, Crystal Bridges decided to increase its effort to reduce waste museum-wide. In order to make this initiative possible, the museum partnered with Coca-Cola, a…

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Chihuly Favorites Are Back--Permanently!
Fiori Boat by Dale Chihuly

Chihuly Favorites Are Back--Permanently!

Art & Collection Nature & Outdoor

Dale Chihuly’s “Golden Sun”, which was developed for Crystal Bridges to complement the backdrop of the Ozark forest, is in the North Forest near the food court area.   Niijima…

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#ArtistatCB: Athena LaTocha
Athena LaTocha, Ozark (Shelter in Place)

#ArtistatCB: Athena LaTocha

At the Museum Exhibitions Nature & Outdoor

At Crystal Bridges, we’re committed to exploring the unfolding story of America. Through the 2014 State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now exhibition, the museum introduced 102 artists who live and…

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My Time on the Sod Squad: Prepping the Forest for Chihuly
Dale Chihuly, Sole d'Oro

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

Nature & Outdoor People & Community
Crystal Bridges has a professional team who manages our 120 acres of forested grounds. It's a small, but DYNAMIC group of 8 men and women who keep everything mulched, watered,…
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The April Fool Strikes Again: Dinosaur Finds Halt Construction at Crystal Bridges          
Construction of an elevator tower

The April Fool Strikes Again: Dinosaur Finds Halt Construction at Crystal Bridges          

Nature & Outdoor

Bentonville — As workers were making improvements to Crystal Bridges’ trails last week, an unexpected discovery forced them to halt all construction while scientists study the find.  A backhoe operator…

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The Four Seasons: Philip Haas interprets Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Giuseppe Archimboldo's

The Four Seasons: Philip Haas interprets Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Art & Collection Exhibitions Nature & Outdoor

Philip Haas’s set of monumental outdoor sculptures, The Four Seasons, are on display on the grounds at Crystal Bridges through the summer. These colorful and fanciful works are a perfect…

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A Look at Crystal Bridges Bloomers
Starlight dogwood

A Look at Crystal Bridges Bloomers

Nature & Outdoor
The dogwoods are blooming!  Now that the leaves on the trees have turned the forest green, the white and pink blooms of Crystal Bridges’ dogwoods really pop!  Here on the…
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Scholarship at Crystal Bridges: A Tyson Scholar's Perspective
Amy Torbert, Tyson Scholar

Scholarship at Crystal Bridges: A Tyson Scholar's Perspective

Art & Collection Library Nature & Outdoor

Tyson Scholar Amy Torbert is a little more than half way through her nine-month research residency at Crystal Bridges. For today’s post, she takes time off from her dissertation to offer an…

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A Canvas for an Architectural Masterpiece
Frank Lloyd Wright Bachman-Wilson House

A Canvas for an Architectural Masterpiece

Architecture Nature & Outdoor

As the reconstruction of the Bachman-Wilson House at Crystal Bridges wraps up, final touches are also being applied to the landscape surrounding the house.  The Trails and Grounds crew has…

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Bring in the Drone!
Neon polyhedra and glass-fiber art outdoors

Bring in the Drone!

Architecture Nature & Outdoor

There are a number of locations at Crystal Bridges that offer stunning views of the Museum architecture and landscape.  However, the constrictions of the Museum’s site—down inside a ravine, surrounded…

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A Conversation with the Conservator
close-up of the component at the center of Grossman's Car Horn

A Conversation with the Conservator

Art & Collection Nature & Outdoor

Conservation is an ongoing concern in any museum, whether it be an art museum, natural history museum, or archive. Crystal Bridges works regularly with various conservators who keep tabs on…

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