MUSEUM BLOG

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June 28, 2017

Oh Deer! New Crystal Bridges Acquisition Visits Chicago

An enormous white tail deer, sculpted of painted fiberglass, recently appeared on the Riverwalk in […]
March 21, 2017

Tom Wesselmann’s “Dropped Bra” Now on View

New on view in the Crystal Bridges 1940s to Now Gallery is Dropped Bra (Big […]
March 3, 2017

One District, One Book and TWO Perky Pigs!

On Sunday, March 5, from 1 to 4 p.m., Crystal Bridges hosts the wrap-up celebration […]
May 11, 2016

The Four Seasons: Philip Haas interprets Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Philip Haas’s set of monumental outdoor sculptures, The Four Seasons, are on display on the […]
April 27, 2016

Nature and Art: Doug Tallamy and Philip Haas at Crystal Bridges

This Friday, April 29,  Crystal Bridges brings Art and Nature together in a pair of fascinating […]
November 24, 2015

A Conversation with Evan Penny

On November 24, 2015, Crystal Bridges welcomes back Evan Penny’s hyper-realistic sculpture Old Self: Portrait […]
November 4, 2015

Welcoming George Segal’s “Depression Bread Line”

A solemn group of dark figures stand in a row just inside the Early Twentieth-Century […]
October 21, 2015

Introducing Robert Indiana’s Electric Eat

Visitors to Crystal Bridges’ South Lawn are familiar with one of the Museum’s most popular […]
June 9, 2015

Claes Oldenburg’s “Alphabet/Good Humor” Returns

On Tuesday afternoon, Crystal Bridges’ preparator team reinstalled a sculpture that will be familiar to guests […]
May 15, 2015

The Bubble: An Artist and Her Model

Any visitor to Crystal Bridges has admired The Bubble, the lovely bronze sculpture my Harriet […]
May 1, 2015

Sappho

Sappho, the famous Greek poet of love, was born around 615 BC on the island […]
April 14, 2015

What are those sharp pointy things in the Additional Parking area?

Anyone who has parked in the Additional Parking area at the Museum over the past […]