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Gallery Talk: In American Waters with Austen Barron Bailly

Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Free With Exhibition Ticket

Join Crystal Bridges Chief Curator Austen Barron Bailly in the Temporary Exhibition Galleries for a behind-the-scenes look at our newest temporary exhibition, In American Waters: The Sea in American Painting. Guided by the exhibition’s co-curator, you’ll get an unparalleled look at the works and stories behind In American Waters in this must-see presentation.

Free with purchase of exhibition ticket. Reserve exhibition tickets online or with Guest Services in-person or by phone at 479.657.2335.

Per the CDC’s updated guidelines, we are now requiring all guests ages 2 and up and staff to wear a face covering indoors and while attending outdoor programs, except while eating or drinking. Masks will be available upon entry for those who do not have one.

Portrait of Ahmad bin Na'aman
Edward Ludlow Mooney (1813-1887) Portrait of Ahmad bin Na'aman, 1840 Oil on canvas 41 1/4 x 35 1/2 inches (104.775 x 90.17 cm) Gift of Mrs. William P. McMullan, 1918 M4473 Courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum

This exhibition is organized by Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.