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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.

April 1, 2020

Need a Laugh? It’s A Proven Stress Reliever!

No tricks, just a handful of funny memes utilizing the Crystal Bridges art collection, and […]
April 1, 2019

UFO Sighted at Crystal Bridges Art in Space Event

On January 20, 2019, Crystal Bridges partnered with artist Robert Pruitt to send a sculpture […]
April 1, 2018

Giant Bunny Spotted on Museum Grounds

A startling discovery was made early this morning as our Protection Services team monitored cameras […]
April 1, 2017

The April Fool Strikes Again: Dinosaur Finds Halt Construction at Crystal Bridges          

Bentonville — As workers were making improvements to Crystal Bridges’ trails last week, an unexpected […]
April 1, 2016

The True Inspiration for the Teenage Ninja Turtles

Everybody knows that the “heroes in a half-shell” have names that one would find in […]
April 1, 2016

Museum Officials Dealing with Overnight Break-In: April Fools Prank?

Early this morning, curators on routine gallery walk-throughs discovered that Crystal Bridges Museum of American […]
April 1, 2015

Crystal Bridges to Add Water Park, Slip-and-Slide

With the recent addition of the historic Bachman-Wilson House, Crystal Bridges has become an architectural […]
April 1, 2014

Museum Grounds Crew Struggles to Contain Piranha Infestation in Crystal Bridges’ Upper Pond

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art resides on 120 acres of Ozark forest. The building […]
April 1, 2014

Striking Results of Chemical Analysis Reveal that Pigment used in Macdonald-Wright Painting Derived Entirely from Skittles

Several months ago, when a team of conservators were assessing the condition of works in […]
April 1, 2014

“Dogs Playing Poker” Collection to Debut at Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges today announces its recent acquisition of an entire collection of iconic artworks that […]