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.

May 1, 2019
Fiori Boat by Dale Chihuly

Chihuly Favorites Are Back–Permanently!

Update, 5/31/19: All five Chihuly artworks have been installed and are available for viewing.  Crystal […]
September 28, 2017
Sam Gilliam, born 1933 Black and Golden Door, 1996 Acrylic on birch plywood with aluminum construction and piano-hinged door Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Introducing Sam Gilliam’s Black and Golden Door!

    Samantha Sigmon, Interpretation Manager Gabi Andino, Interpretation Intern   “Gilliam is not an […]
July 14, 2017

New Acquisition: Elsie Driggs’s Blast Furnace

    New on view in Crystal Bridges’ Early Twentieth-Century Art Gallery is Elsie Drigg’s […]
June 21, 2017

“Animal Meet Human” Features Unseen Work from Crystal Bridges’ Collection

Animal Meet Human, a focus exhibition on view in the east bridge gallery opens on […]
January 16, 2017

Crystal Bridges Announces Alice Neel Acquisition and Members Preview

Crystal Bridges is pleased to announce the acquisition of a portrait of actor Hugh Hurd […]
March 1, 2016

Welcoming Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.)

“We need our own space to think and digest what we see. And we also […]
May 8, 2015

One BIG Painting: Mehretu’s “Retopistics: A Renegade Excavation”

On Tuesday, Crystal Bridges’ team of preparators installed a new painting in the Museum’s south […]
February 12, 2015

Announcing New Acquisitions: Process & Recent Highlights

Crystal Bridges permanent collection spans more than five centuries of American masterworks from colonial to […]
February 6, 2015

Yosemite: Art and a National Icon

Just a short while ago, a pair of climbers accomplished a remarkable and frankly terrifying […]
June 17, 2014

The Bachman-Wilson House: One Piece at a Time

Eight weeks ago, two trucks arrived at a storage facility in Northwest Arkansas, containing in them […]
April 25, 2014

The Bachman-Wilson House: Arrival in Arkansas

On Tuesday afternoon, April 22, two trucks arrived at a storage facility in Northwest Arkansas, […]
February 13, 2014

Crystal Bridges’ Big Heart

When we tell you Crystal Bridges has a big heart, we’re not kidding. This one […]