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Crystal Bridges Announces 2015 Exhibits, Including Warhol, van Gogh, Pollock

by Jan Cottingham 10/28/2014 10:55 am

The Bentonville museum will host "Van Gogh to Rothko: Masterworks From the Albright-Knox Art Gallery," bringing together "75 artworks by more than 39 influential artists from the late 19th century to the present."

Crystal Bridges' State of the Art Exhibition Means Business for Arkansas Artists

by Jan Cottingham 10/13/2014 12:00 am

The State of the Art exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which has gained national attention, has been transformative for Little Rock artist Delita Martin, who has three pieces in the exhibit.

Architect Ron Shelby on Moving the Frank Lloyd Wright House to Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Hight-Jackson and CEO Ron Shelby were chosen to oversee the reassembly of the Bachman Wilson House, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright and moved from its previous home in New Jersey, on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

$21.5M Children’s Museum 'Amazeum' Taking Shape in Bentonville

by Marty Cook 8/11/2014 12:00 am

The Amazeum, billed as an interactive children’s museum, isn’t scheduled to open until 2015, but after years of planning it is at least beginning to take physical shape.

Frank Lloyd Wright House Already Drawing Museum Visitors

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Interest in the reconstruction of the Bachman Wilson House on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is so great that people have been bringing lawn chairs to watch the work progress.

An Interview with Alice Walton: Crystal Bridges An Expression of Love

by Jan Cottingham 3/31/2014 12:00 am

Articles about Alice Walton and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art have tended to focus on big numbers: an $800 million endowment, hundreds of millions of dollars worth of artwork, 200,000 SF of museum space, 250,000 visitors expected to visit the Bentonville showplace yearly. What the stories haven’t done is explain why Walton, the only daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, chose art as her way to give not just to northwest Arkansas but to the entire world.

Bentonville Stresses Its Small-Town Feel

by Marty Cook 3/17/2014 12:00 am

A series of new planned developments in Bentonville has planned — or has already been put into action — is adding new life for its downtown area. The Thrive apartments are set to open by the end of this year in what the city calls its Arts District.

Crystal Bridges, Esse Purse Museums Get Nods from Huffington Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

The Huffington Post recently christened “the world’s hottest museums for 2014.” And two Arkansas institutions were on the list: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville and Esse Purse Museum on South Main in downtown Little Rock.

Crystal Bridges Buys Jeff Koons Hanging Heart Sculpture

by Jan Cottingham 2/13/2014 10:50 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Thursday announced that it had bought a sculpture by the sometimes controversial Jeff Koons, one of the world's most famous living artists.

UA Students at Fay Jones School of Architecture Getting 'The Wright Stuff'

by Jan Cottingham 2/10/2014 12:00 am

The move of the Bachman Wilson House to the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is presenting opportunities for students of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas.

Relocation of Historic Frank Lloyd Wright House to Crystal Bridges a First

by Jan Cottingham 2/10/2014 12:00 am

In a few weeks, a fully dismantled structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright will be carefully loaded into vehicles provided by J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and moved some 1,300 miles west to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. It will then be carefully unloaded, moved to its new home on the museum’s 120 acres and reassembled, piece by numbered piece.

House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Will Move to Crystal Bridges

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2014 1:51 pm

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has acquired a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, known as the Bachman Wilson House, in Somerset County, N.J. The museum will move the house to Bentonville.

Connecticut Painter Finds Everyday Art in Walmart

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

What began with one artist trying to make a living has evolved into a national art initiative involving hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren.

Major Show to Mark Crystal Bridges' Second Anniversary

by Associated Press 11/11/2013 2:02 pm

In marking the second anniversary of its opening, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is announcing a major exhibition of contemporary artists that will open late next year.

$10M Walton Family Grant Fuels Amazeum Capital Campaign

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2013 9:08 am

A $10 million matching grant from the Walton Family Foundation is fueling a $28.5 million capital campaign for the Amazeum, a planned interactive family museum to be located near Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

21c Museum Hotel Ranked Among TripAdvisor's 'Hot' New Hotels Lists

by Lance Turner 10/15/2013 7:41 am

21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville is ranked among TripAdvisor's "hot" new hotels in the U.S. and around the world.

Crystal Bridges Brings Stieglitz Collection to NWA

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/30/2013 12:00 am

The $30 million art-sharing agreement reached last year between Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Fisk University culminated almost six years of legal wrangling.

Alice Walton Is On the Cover of Forbes Magazine

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 7:00 am

Wal-Mart heiress, philanthropist and the founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Alice Walton, is on the cover of Forbes magazine.

UA: Field Trips to Crystal Bridges Increase Students' Critical Thinking

by Associated Press 9/16/2013 11:30 am

A study by the University of Arkansas of K-12 students who went on field trips to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art shows that children who visited the museum had improved critical thinking skills.

Crystal Bridges to Display Newly Acquired Hopper

by Associated Press 8/26/2013 2:58 pm

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is to soon display a newly acquired painting of a New York scene by modernist Edward Hopper.