Meet Crystal Bridges volunteer Amy Bradshaw!
I am a retired kindergarten teacher. I taught in Benton and Rogers, Arkansas.
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.
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.