MUSEUM BLOG

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June 26, 2014

The Crystal Bridges Library: Art and Medicine (Part 2)

A new gift from our wonderful library friend and volunteer Dr. Kirk Dandridge prompts this […]
February 22, 2014

Researching Art Online: A Vast World of Questionable Information

Crystal Bridges’ Library offers a wide and wonderful selection of authoritative works to choose from […]
February 5, 2014

How to research library resources and services: the best place to start

Since the Museum’s opening we have seen growing number of students diligently conducting research in […]
November 26, 2013

3rd Floor Musings: Volunteers

There is always someone available in Crystal Bridges’ Library to help guests find whatever they […]
November 13, 2013

3rd floor musings: New Library Staff & Recommended Reading

We’d like to introduce you to our new Librarian, Elizabeth Bradshaw, and pass along one […]
October 25, 2013

Arkansas’ Apple Heritage

October is the month to celebrate bountiful apple harvests: apple cider, apple pies, applesauce,  and […]
October 14, 2013

Karl Bodmer’s Adventures During the 1833/34 Upper-Missouri Expedition, Part II

To read Part I, click here. On their return trip, Maximilian and company stayed at […]
September 27, 2013

Birds, Part IV: Young Birds in the Crystal Bridges Library

Another truly charming genre in our nineteenth-century American color plate collection is children’s books. Bird, […]
September 22, 2013

The Fabulous Louise Nevelson

Tomorrow, September 23, is the birthday of artist Louise Nevelson.  Her wall sculpture, Night Zag […]
September 20, 2013

Birds, Part III: Birds of a Feather… in the Crystal Bridges Library

I am certainly not well versed in idioms, but I’ve heard some doozies: (“well, if […]
September 13, 2013

Birds, Part II: Big Birds in the Crystal Bridges Library

This is the second of the Bird blogs. It’s a way to introduce you, our […]
September 6, 2013

Birds, Part I: Early Birds in the Crystal Bridges Library

One of the most enjoyable aspects as Library Director at Crystal Bridges is learning about […]