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.

June 28, 2019

Museum Educator Teaches Art Accessibility in Hong Kong

A few months ago, Senior Museum Educator and Accessibility Coordinator Kim Crowell traveled to Hong […]
January 31, 2018

A Fond Farewell from your Friendly Editor

It is with mixed feelings that I pen my last blog post for Crystal Bridges. […]
October 13, 2017
A ghostly shape in the night. Ms. Crystal?

Friday the Thirteenth: A Spooky Story about the Elusive Ms. Crystal

The collections management team has always jokingly made reference to “Ms. Crystal, the ghost of […]
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 23, 2017

Delta Dreams: Crystal Bridges Interns — KIPP Delta Collegiate High Graduation

Crystal Bridges’ High School Internship program, now in its second year, is currently in session. […]
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 19, 2017

Juneteenth:  A Day to Reach for and Celebrate Our Highest Ideals

Today is June 19, traditionally celebrated in African American communities as “Juneteenth,” or Emancipation Day. […]
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 […]
September 26, 2016

Museum Careers: A Spotlight on Exhibition Designer Jessi Mueller

Interpretation Intern Rome Font prepared today’s blog post on Crystal Bridges’ Exhibition Designer, Jessi Mueller. […]
April 22, 2016

Museum Careers: A Day in the Life of a Museum Preparator

Did you know that Crystal Bridges employs more than 200 people?  It may surprise some […]