Yesterday marked the first-ever official National Rosie the Riveter Day, celebrating the many women who entered the workforce during World War II. Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter" is on view in our 1940s to Now Gallery!

First-ever Rosie the Riveter Day honors women who broke WWII's workplace gender barrier

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We're nearing the final month of Border Cantos: Sight and Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border. Don't miss the free exhibition guests have called "moving," "a must-see" and "extremely powerful," on view through April 24: [ Bit.ly Link ].
Marina Abramovic's Distinguished Speaker Lecture is SOLD OUT, but tickets are still available to Friday's artinfusion Insight with the artist! Artinfusion Members are invited to meet the internationally renowned performance artist before her lecture in the Great Hall. Learn more about artinfusion here: crystalbridges.org/artinfusion/.

Insight feat. Marina Abramovic

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Now on view! "Dropped Bra (Big Maquette)" by Pop artist Tom Wesselmann was recently installed in our 1940s to Now Gallery. Learn more about the artist here: [ Bit.ly Link ].
Celebrate the cultures and creativity of children throughout our community during this fun day! Our fourth annual El Dia de los Niños will feature entertainment by and for children, including music, dance, artmaking, and more. Free and great for all ages!

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El Dia de los Niños

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Join us for a conversation between two of New York City’s most prominent art-fashion mavens, friends and collaborators Lisa Perry and Yvonne Force Villareal. Designer Lisa Perry is a style fixture who continually takes her appreciation of the design of the 60s to new heights. She blends her love of vintage fashion with her love of collecting pop art, including works by Andy Warhol and Roy...
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Distinguished Speakers » Fashionistas Lisa Perry and Yvonne Forc

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Happy first day of spring! We're excited to see these beautiful blooms around the Museum again. Spring is the perfect time to explore our trails and grounds! Make plans to visit now: [ Crystalbridges.org Link ].
Roy Lichtenstein: In Focus gathers five of Lichtenstein’s early artworks from the 1960s to the early 1970s, bringing important loans together with works from the Crystal Bridges collection. Spend time with artwork this Sunday afternoon, and then step outside on our many trails to enjoy this beautiful day! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Three works recently installed in our permanent collection use the written word to examine the ideas of nation-building, the evolution of an ideal, and the perspective of history. All three artists will be participating in our upcoming symposium, Art in Conversation: Environment, Identity, and Memory, on April 7 and 8! Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ].

The Power of Words: New on View at Crystal Bridges

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Join us tomorrow night for our Border Cantos Film Series, featuring The 800 Mile Wall (2009). The film highlights the construction of new walls along the Mexican-American border as well as their effect on migrants.

Border Cantos Film Series » The 800 Mile Wall

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Just announced! Several works are being installed this month that add to the diverse voices on view in our collection, celebrating different backgrounds, experiences, and styles. Some of these works are by remarkable women artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, including Carmen Herrera and Agnes Martin! Learn more in our Women's History Month blog series: [ Bit.ly Link ].
Enjoy photos from our fifth annual I ♥ Art Family Sunday! Guests brought loved ones to Crystal Bridges to enjoy music and hands-on fun. Family Sunday is sponsored by Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust; Bank of America, N.A. Trustee; Procter & Gamble; Rockline Industries; and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Photos by Marc F. Henning Photography, Inc.
Spend your Spring Break at the Museum! Explore the galleries and enjoy a variety of fun and free artmaking, activities, and performances. Spring Break Specials begin this Saturday: [ Bit.ly Link ].

Spring Break Specials

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This thought-provoking symposium examines the intersection of art, political discourse, and social practice. Artists, art historians, curators, students, and art enthusiasts will come together to explore issues of identity, race, class, gender, and the environment through the lens of artworks in the Crystal Bridges collection. The program includes an opening lecture with Crystal Bridges...
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Art in Conversation: Environment, Identity, and Memory

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In honor of Women's History Month, learn more about artist Joan Brown on our blog! "Self-Portrait with Fish and Cat" is one of the largest of Joan Brown’s signature self-portraits and the first self-portrait by a woman to join the Crystal Bridges collection.

Women’s History Month: Joan Brown

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We're making paper flowers in our galleries today until 4 pm! It may be cold outside, but there's a bit of spring inside with Art in Bloom. Today is the last day to see the floral arrangements! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Join us tonight for live music by PZA and Youth Pastor, dancing, and more. Bloom Bash starts at 8 pm!

College Night Party » Bloom Bash!

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Visiting the Museum for Art in Bloom this weekend? Take time to walk through Border Cantos: Sight and Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border. Large photographs and musical sculptures transport you through terrain where countless migrants cross national boundaries. Admission to the exhibition is free. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Beautiful floral arrangement in our main lobby by Stephanie Green for Art in Bloom! [ Bit.ly Link ]
The galleries are in bloom! Experience stunning arrangements based on works of art in our permanent collection, on view today through Sunday. For a map of the floral arrangements, visit our Art in Bloom Weekend event page! Admission is free.