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.

January 20, 2016

Spider Stockings

Maman, the enormous spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois that stands in Crystal Bridges’ courtyard, is […]
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 21, 2014
Aerial view of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Photo by Tim Hursley

Keeping it Green: Three Earth-Friendly Facts about Crystal Bridges

Since today is Earth Day, what better time to share the things that we’ve done […]
April 9, 2014

Crystal Bridges Receives Award for Conservation

A few weeks ago the Arkansas Museums Association hosted it’s annual meeting in North Little […]
February 19, 2014

Keeping the Art Comfortable: Climate Control at Crystal Bridges

As winter storm Nika made her way across 32 of the 50 United States, most […]
January 3, 2014

Clearing the Haze on Andrew Wyeth’s “Airborne”

A few guests have commented recently concerning a strange phenomenon that they have noticed on […]
December 9, 2013

The Lady Gets a Makeover

To me, one of the most fascinating careers in the art world is conservation: a […]
November 30, 2013

Restoring an Original

Thomas Eakins’s Professor Benjamin Howard Rand is a centerpiece of Crystal Bridges’ Late Nineteenth Century […]
August 18, 2013

A Collection Well-Check

In July, Lance Mayer and Gay Myers, a pair of painting conservators, visited Crystal Bridges […]