Episode 5 of Museum Way is available now! In this episode we talk with Chad Alligood, Co-Curator of The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, and we talk with Eleven’s Executive Chef William McCormick to hear what goes into planning a tasting menu at the museum.
The art of Georgia O’Keeffe has intrigued viewers and artists alike for generations. In The Beyond, Crystal Bridges has brought together more than 30 of O’Keeffe’s paintings, plus the work of 20 contemporary artists focusing on similar themes. The exhibition features enormous flowers, luscious colors, landscapes, feminine forms, still lifes, and more.
In this episode, we talk with Co-Curator Chad Alligood about developing The Beyond with Lauren Haynes, Curator of Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges, and his experience working with these contemporary artists featured in the exhibition.
The Beyond is on view through September 3! Get your tickets here.
Eleven. the restaurant at Crystal Bridges, specializes in modern American comfort food with an emphasis on traditions that hail from the “High South” region: the Ozarks. The robust cuisine of Eleven not only nourishes, but tells a story—a story of the American spirit, inspired by the artworks, natural surroundings, and fascinating regional history connected to our Museum. In this episode, you’ll meet Executive Chef William McCormick to hear about what goes into planning a tasting menu inspired by a temporary exhibition, and you’ll hear a sneak peek of some exciting new menu items heading to Eleven.
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Crystal Bridges Interpretation Manager Stace Treat is the host of Museum Way. New episodes of the podcast are launched each month! Subscribe to be the first to listen, and head over to our social media channels to let us know what you’d like to hear on future episodes.