Crystal Bridges is temporarily closed to support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Follow our updates.
Crystal Bridges is temporarily closed to support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Follow our updates.


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.

May 21, 2020

Crystal Bridges Coloring Pages

Color your own American masterwork! We’ve taken several artworks from the Crystal Bridges collection and […]
May 21, 2020

7 Book / Artwork Pairings to Add to Your List

Need a good book recommendation? Perhaps you’d like a book that also deepens your art […]
May 12, 2020

#CBfromHome Activity: Create Your Own Salon Hang

This week’s #CBfromHome art activity is inspired by the salon hang in the museum’s Early […]
May 7, 2020

Frankly, this Virtual Graphic Design Show from the U of A School of Art 2020 Seniors is Awesome

It is customary for the University of Arkansas School of Art’s senior graphic design class […]
May 5, 2020

Crystal Bridges Mobilizes Staff to Provide Food, Arts, and More through the Community Outreach Initiative

Crystal Bridges and its satellite contemporary art space the Momentary are committed to being a […]
April 29, 2020

Shop the Museum Store for our (Virtual) Member Double Discount Days

Members: Virtual Double Discount Days are happening! Each year, the Museum Store hosts Member Double […]
April 27, 2020

The Ramsay-Polk Family: Family Portraits in the Age of Social Distancing

This post was written by Mindy N. Besaw, curator, American art and director of fellowships […]
April 22, 2020

Happy Earth Day – Gardens Are Blooming!

Happy Earth Day! Today is the 50th anniversary of the very first Earth Day held […]
April 21, 2020

#CBfromHome Activity: Nature Mandalas

This week’s #CBfromHome art activity is inspired by a work in the Crystal Bridges collection […]
April 20, 2020
Lunar Rendezvous—Circle of Flowers (detail) by Alma Thomas

Crystal Bridges Zoom Backgrounds for Your Next Virtual Meeting

Dazzle your co-workers in your next Zoom meeting with a Crystal Bridges background! Enjoy a […]
April 15, 2020

#CBfromHome Activity: Heritage Collages

In her paintings, mixed media works, and ceramic sculptures, State of the Art 2020 artist […]
April 9, 2020

Color Blindness and Art

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to experience art with color blindness? It’s a […]