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Volunteer Spotlight: Amy Bradshaw

Crystal Bridges volunteer Amy Bradshaw

Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Amy Bradshaw!

 

 

Career Information

I am a retired kindergarten teacher.  I taught in Benton and Rogers, Arkansas.

 

Hobbies/Activities/Interests

Hiking, stand-up paddleboarding, reading, traveling, and RVing

 

 

Favorite artwork or space at the museum

Under the Willows by John Singer Sargent. There is a very relaxing feel to this painting.

 

 John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925) Under the Willows, 1887 Oil on canvas Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas


John Singer Sargent (1856 – 1925)
Under the Willows, 1887
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

 

How did you learn about the museum and what prompted you to get involved?

I watched the building of the museum and felt that when I did retire, this was something that I wanted to try.

 

 

In what ways have you been involved as a volunteer with the museum thus far?

I have been involved in several areas.  Now I am working in the Museum Store, the lobby, and as a Museum Guide Event Assistant.

 

 

What keeps you coming back to volunteer?

Crystal Bridges is a great place to volunteer.  I love the flexibility of being able to choose when and where to volunteer. Of course, I enjoy meeting the guests who visit the museum.

 

 

What do you enjoy most about your volunteer experience?

The staff makes me feel welcome and as a vital part of the museum.

 

 

What have you learned from, or how have you been personally affected by your experience with the museum?

Crystal Bridges attracts people from all over the world.

Linda DeBerry
Senior Copy Editor / Publications Manager

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