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A Q&A with Artist Leah Grant
Artist Leah Grant

A Q&A with Artist Leah Grant

People & Community

Get to know Fayetteville-based artist Leah Grant, who lends her expertise to offer creative artmaking activities, poetry, and mental health resources for our Art Mends: Reflect and Connect kit.

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Seeing Art in a New Light with Shawn Irish
Art and Nature room in Crystal Bridges at 10

Seeing Art in a New Light with Shawn Irish

Exhibitions People & Community

Have you ever considered how the lighting in a museum affects the way we see a work of art? Learn more about the Art + Nature section of Crystal Bridges at 10 and the lighting designer behind it, Shawn Irish from the University of Arkansas.

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FindingNWA Interviews Crystal Bridges at 10 Community Champions
Community Champions in Crystal Bridges at 10

FindingNWA Interviews Crystal Bridges at 10 Community Champions

Exhibitions People & Community
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This Is the Day: Music and Track Notes from Community Contributors
Screenshot of Spotify playlist for This is the Day exhibition

This Is the Day: Music and Track Notes from Community Contributors

Exhibitions People & Community
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The Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre
Historic photo of Little Africa on Fire

The Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre

People & Community
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A Performance of Remembrance for the Victims of Asian Hate Crimes
Ensemble HanSori

A Performance of Remembrance for the Victims of Asian Hate Crimes

People & Community

In response to the Atlanta shooting, victims of hate crimes this past year and beyond, this performance is dedicated to the women, mothers, sisters and daughters who came to a foreign land in pursuit of a better life.

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A Message for Our Community from Crystal Bridges and the Momentary
Aerial view of Crystal Bridges

A Message for Our Community from Crystal Bridges and the Momentary

People & Community

In light of recent legislation passed in the state of Arkansas, we share our support for all LGBTQ+ people as a valued and respected part of our community.

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5 Craft Stories from Our Followers
Walnut slab cocktail table Contributed by: John Noel Created by: John Noel

5 Craft Stories from Our Followers

Exhibitions People & Community

Every object tells a story, and we know that readers like you have craft stories of your own.  Share Your Craft Story is a community-driven project offered by Crystal Bridges in an effort to collect stories about personal connections to craft objects.

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Art Connections and Support for the Asian American Pacific Islander Community
Asian American and Pacific Islander artifacts

Art Connections and Support for the Asian American Pacific Islander Community

People & Community

By learning history (and current events) through art, we can also make connections between the past and present and reflect upon the ways that art illuminates our path to ending racism and striving for justice.

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Crystal Bridges and the Momentary on Current Times and Committing to Being an Antiracist Institution
Aerial view of Crystal Bridges campus with blue tint

Crystal Bridges and the Momentary on Current Times and Committing to Being an Antiracist Institution

People & Community

Since the attacks on the US Capitol, Crystal Bridges and the Momentary have been reflecting on our country’s crisis of culture.

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Serving the Community with Personal Care Kits and Art
Robert Indiana, LOVE

Serving the Community with Personal Care Kits and Art

People & Community

In 2020, Crystal Bridges and Momentary staff joined forces to design, assemble, and deliver 1,500 house cleaning and personal care kits to organizations serving people dealing with housing insecurity in the region.

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