Last year, we worked with Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) Director Paul Haas to develop a special concert that combined music and art. The program turned out to be so much fun, they’ve arranged to do it again on January 27! Get your tickets today, and learn more about the program below.

Music and Art: A Collaborative Concert with SONA

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The Museum begins 2017 with commitments to expand access through museum-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives. These efforts serve to highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion toward our mission of welcoming all. A recent acquisition that explores topics of inclusivity is an 8 x 27-foot dramatic wall sculpture, We the People, created by the Jamaican-born artist Nari Ward. Learn...
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Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border opens February 18. Photographer Richard Misrach and sculptor/composer Guillermo Gallindo use the power of art to explore the complex issues around the United States-Mexico border. Large photographs and musical sculptures transport you through terrain where countless migrants cross national boundaries. Presented in...
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The Museum is open today from 11 am to 9 pm. We welcome all to find inspiration, reflection, or a quiet space in our galleries and on our trails.

Robert Indiana, "LOVE" (1966-1999)
The Museum's first-ever Tween Night is this Saturday at 7 pm! Join us for a DJ, dancing, artmaking, and gallery experiences.

Tween Night | Crystal Bridges

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Enjoy these photos from our Original Member Celebration! Interested in becoming a Member at Crystal Bridges? Join a vibrant community supporting the region’s leading cultural institution. Learn more here: [ Bit.ly Link ].

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We're excited to announce the acquisition of a portrait by Alice Neel, one of the most important American portrait painters of the twentieth century. The man featured in this work, Hugh Hurd, was an actor and civil rights activist in the 1950s and ‘60s. Along with Maya Angelou, Hurd helped to organize one of the first benefits for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in New York City, and he was a...
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Don't miss the last chance to see The Art of American Dance at Crystal Bridges! We're open today until 6 pm. [ Bit.ly Link ]
"The time is always right to do what is right."—Martin Luther King Jr.

This image of King waving to participants in the Civil Rights March on Washington from the Lincoln Memorial can be viewed in the timeline leading to our 1940s to Now Gallery. Photo: Hulton-Deutschland Collection/CORBIS.
Today and tomorrow are the FINAL days to experience The Art of American Dance! Spend this cloudy, cold day in the warmth of our galleries with breathtaking images of dance and movement. We're open until 6 pm.

John Singer Sargent, "Capri Girl on a Rooftop" (1878), oil on canvas. MEMBERS: Don't forget to reserve a ticket for your Last Look at the exhibition: [ Bit.ly Link ].
Thanks for ringing in the New Year with Crystal Bridges at NEW 365! Enjoy these photobooth photos from the event, and check out our upcoming events here: [ Bit.ly Link ].

NEW 365 is sponsored by Premier Dermatology and JTH Productions. Photos by Brittany Wulf for Marc F. Henning.
Those seen dancing were thought mad by those who could not hear the music. Deepak Chopra danced his way through The Art of American Dance; come see the exhibition for yourself! FREE tonight from 5 to 9 pm.
The New Criterion mentions us in an article on the state of the arts today: "Crystal Bridges bucks all conventional wisdom on who, where, when, why, and what a major museum should be." Join the almost 3 million people who have visited since we opened and experience the diverse offerings including our temporary exhibition The Art of American Dance. #CBDance [ Ow.ly Link ]

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If free exhibition tickets, early access, and being a part of a vibrant arts community isn't enough reason to become a #CBMember, we are starting a new series called Member Scoop. Get up close, and go behind-the-scenes with The Art of American Dance as we kick off the series on Jan. 11. #CBDance Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]

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Live tour with Alejo Benedetti for The Art of American Dance exhibition, on view through Jan. 16 #CBDance