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At Crystal Bridges, A New Role for Frank Lloyd Wright Home That Survived Sandy

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 11/30/2016 11:14 am

A Frank Lloyd Wright house that was flooded by Superstorm Sandy in New Jersey is high and dry in Arkansas. And it's getting thousands of visitors as part of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

At 5, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Transforms Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

There are any number of ways to try to gauge the impact — economic and otherwise — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has had on Bentonville, on Arkansas and beyond since its opening Nov. 11, 2011.

Alice Walton Reels In Flying Fish to Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Dallas restaurateur Shannon Wynne and his partners didn’t really want to go to Bentonville, and they certainly knew they didn’t want to locate a Flying Fish restaurant there. Then Alice Walton got involved.

Waltons Among Forbes' Top 20 Richest

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2016 1:31 pm

The Walton family has fallen out of the top 10 of Forbes magazine's list of the country's 400 richest people.

After Grace Period, Bacigalupi Reveals Owner of Rockwell Painting

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2016 12:00 am

A little over a year ago, your Whispers staff speculated about the buyer of Norman Rockwell’s “Saying Grace,” which sold for $46 million, a record for an American painting, in a December 2013 auction at Sotheby’s.

Crystal Bridges Announces First Recipient of $200K Don Tyson Prize

by Jan Cottingham 9/21/2016 10:34 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is giving the first Don Tyson Prize, a $200,000 award, to the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art.

Business Icons: Alice Walton Transforms Landscape, Reputation of Northwest Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Like her father, Alice Walton has a vision for Arkansas and faith in Arkansans. She is an icon because she has made her vision a reality that is shaping Arkansas just as Wal-Mart shaped the state and, later, the world.

Ten Arkansas Business Icons Have Stories to Tell

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents these ten Arkansas business icons as a way to acquaint readers with the personalities behind some of the most familiar names in our state’s business community.

What’s Your Legacy? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Even among Arkansas Business’ largely affluent readers, few have the resources to make million-dollar donations, but many of our readers are business owners and employers, and every job they provide supports an individual or a family.

American Folk Art Show Opens at Crystal Bridges Museum

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 7/5/2016 11:18 am

After five years of showcasing works by well-known American artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol, an Arkansas museum founded by a Wal-Mart heiress is presenting ordinary objects made by unsung craftsmen, quilters and painters.

Alice Walton Drops Rocking W Ranch Price to $16.5M

by Alexis Crowe 5/27/2016 10:24 am

Alice Walton has dropped the price of her her 1,400-acre Texas ranch by $3.25 million after putting it up for sale in September 2015.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Nonprofits

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A nonprofits resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Crystal Bridges Loans Georgia O'Keefe Painting to London's Tate Modern

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has loaned Georgia O’Keeffe’s Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 to the Tate Modern in London for what’s being called the biggest O’Keeffe exhibition ever in Britain.

Walton Family Members Give Away $407M in Shares

by Lance Turner 1/5/2016 3:33 pm

Sam Walton's three surviving children have given about $407 million worth of stock in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to a nonprofit organization founded by their family.

Crystal Bridges Buys Felix Gonzalez-Torres' Candy Exhibit for $7.6M

by Associated Press 11/19/2015 6:54 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art says it's acquired an exhibit made entirely of candy.

Alice Walton 'Drawls' a Crowd in New York City

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

The 2015 National Arts Awards were presented last week in New York by Americans for the Arts, and Alice Walton was a winner, along with Sophia Loren, Lady Gaga and Herbie Hancock, among others.

8 of Arkansas' Most Enduring Families

by Todd Traub and Mark Carter 10/11/2015 8:00 am

For generations these Arkansas families have made vital contributions to the state’s economic landscape, while also maintaining a commitment to giving back through numerous philanthropic endeavors.

Forbes List of Richest People for 2015 Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/30/2015 9:53 am

The list once again is led by Microsoft's Bill Gates. Wal-Mart heir Jim Walton leads a group of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state included on the list.

Photos: Alice Walton's Rocking W Ranch For Sale at $19.7M

by Lance Turner 9/10/2015 11:57 am

Alice Walton is selling her 1,400-acre Texas ranch to better concentrate on Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, which she founded in 2011.

A Proud Moment for Our State: The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

by Erica Swallow 8/28/2015 11:38 am

Erica Swallow writes on the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame and how the inductees affected her life as a child growing up in northeast Arkansas.