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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.

Crystal Bridges Names Dina Wood Director of Development

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2013 2:10 pm

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville says Dina Wood of Springdale has been named director of development.

USA Today Visits Bentonville's Crystal Bridges, Notes Snack Foods

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2013 12:00 am

USA Today last week published a big piece on Bentonville about the changes wrought by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Duane Hanson Sculpture Surprising Crystal Bridges Visitors

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2013 12:00 am

Sculptor Duane Hanson's "Man on a Bench" brings art closer to life.

Rod Bigelow on Keeping a Full Palette at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/20/2013 12:00 am

Rod Bigelow was promoted to executive director of the Bentonville museum in February upon the promotion of former Executive Director Don Bacigalupi to the new position of museum president.

After Crystal Bridges, Bentonville Looks Toward Children's Museum

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The movement to provide more arts and entertainment options in northwest Arkansas continues to gain momentum, specifically in Bentonville. Home to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and a proposed Walton Arts Center campus, the city is also the planned location of a children’s museum.

Checking in With Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/22/2013 12:00 am

The Art Newspaper publishes an annual list of the top 100 art museums in the world as measured by attendance. Though northwest Arkansas’ own doesn’t crack the list (topped by the Louvre, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Museum), it does get a nice mention.

List of Highest-paid Nonprofit Employees Dominated By Doctors

by Gwen Moritz 3/25/2013 12:00 am

This week Arkansas Business premieres a new list of the state’s highest-paid nonprofit employees, which reveals that nonprofit hospital executives and physicians can be well-paid.

Arkansas Tourism: Another View (Joe David Rice Commentary)

by Joe David Rice 3/4/2013 12:00 am

It never hurts to take a look at yourself or your location through the eyes of others. I was reminded of this adage as the last of the 560 guests from the Travel South Showcase left Arkansas in late February following their convention in Little Rock.