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Introducing CB Outdoors!
Appalachian Red Eastern Redbud screenshot from mobile app

Introducing CB Outdoors!

Activities & Education At the Museum Nature & Outdoor

Another community activity within the app is tours. Of course there are the tours created by the Museum, but in this app we have also included the ability for you…

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Cleaning the Fish
Samuel Kilbourne, After: January 2014

Cleaning the Fish

Art & Collection Exhibitions Library Nature & Outdoor

Fish Stories is a temporary exhibition featuring 20 color prints from Game Fishes of the United States, 1879 -1880, illustrated by Samuel A. Kilbourne (1836-1881), which is in the collection of the…

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Bachman-Wilson House Update
House being constructed

Bachman-Wilson House Update

Architecture Nature & Outdoor

Anyone who has visited Crystal Bridges’ South Lawn in the past few weeks has observed the back wall of the Bachman-Wilson House as it has gradually risen into view over…

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Capturing Nature in Clay: An Autumn Project
Autumn leaves made from clay

Capturing Nature in Clay: An Autumn Project

Activities & Education At the Museum Exhibitions Nature & Outdoor

Cooler weather is upon us, and many of us, including me, treasure those last warm days of the year. As an Art Instructor for a museum that has over 3.5…

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Rock On: Robert Tannen’s Grains of Sand
Robert Tannen, Grains of Sand

Rock On: Robert Tannen’s Grains of Sand

Art & Collection Nature & Outdoor
If you have traveled any of Crystal Bridges trails, you have no doubt come across one of Robert Tannen’s enormous numbered boulders. The big rocks are part of an installation…
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Thelma and Louise
Pair of Tulip Poplar trees on edge of construction site

Thelma and Louise

Architecture Culinary Nature & Outdoor
Are you familiar with Thelma and Louise?  No, not the 1991 film starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis.  I'm talking about Crystal Bridges' version. Thelma and Louise are  two particular trees on…
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In Celebration of Luis Jimenez (1940-2006)
Luis Jimenez, Vaquero

In Celebration of Luis Jimenez (1940-2006)

Art & Collection Nature & Outdoor
Today is the birthday of Luis Jimenez, (1940-2006), creator of Vaquero, the sculpture that stands in the Twin Bridges area south of the Museum. Here are a few fun facts about…
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The Bachman-Wilson House: One Piece at a Time
Inside a warehouse with building materials laid out

The Bachman-Wilson House: One Piece at a Time

Architecture Nature & Outdoor
Whatever obstacles present themselves during the reconstruction process, the architectural and engineering experts working on the project will find solutions befitting a historically significant structure such as this.  Conservation, quality,…
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Deer oh Deer!
Pair of fawn eating grass

Deer oh Deer!

Nature & Outdoor

Early summer is fawn season in the Ozarks. Many of the female deer that inhabit Crystal Bridges’ grounds are tending to their babies. This can lead to some consternation among…

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Crystal Spring: The Heart of Crystal Bridges' Grounds
Crystal Spring

Crystal Spring: The Heart of Crystal Bridges' Grounds

Nature & Outdoor

Forming a loop from the Tulip Tree Trail, Crystal Spring Trail offers access to the living heart of Crystal Bridges’ grounds:  the natural spring for which the Museum is named.…

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A Bloom by Any Other Name…Cultivars at Crystal Bridges
Stellar Pink Dogwood

A Bloom by Any Other Name…Cultivars at Crystal Bridges

Nature & Outdoor

Crystal Bridges’ breathtaking landscape features a wonderful balance of natural forest and well-groomed beds of showy specimen plantings. Altogether, the Museum grounds are host to a total of 460 species…

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