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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.

Crystal Bridges Promotes Don Bacigalupi to Museum President, Rod Bigelow to Director

by Jan Cottingham 2/12/2013 10:56 am

The board of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced top leadership changes.

Norman Rockwell Exhibit Coming to Crystal Bridges

by Jan Cottingham 1/18/2013 9:15 am

A traveling exhibition of Norman Rockwell paintings will open March 9 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Includes slideshow of seven paintings in the exhibit.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith’s pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson’s withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

A List of Wal-Mart Black Friday Protest Sites

by Lance Turner 11/21/2012 11:08 am

As Black Friday approaches, so too does the threat of employee walk-outs and protests against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, the world's largest retailer. Here's where protesters plan to make their voices heard.

Arkansas Elecric Cooperative Companies Promote Maria Smedley (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2012 12:00 am

Maria Smedley has been promoted to vice president of human resources at the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. in Little Rock.

Crystal Bridges Museum Exceeds Expectations in First Year

by Mark Carter 11/9/2012 11:23 am

Alice Walton's $800 million museum opened a year ago Sunday in Bentonville. Before long, Wal-Mart's corporate headquarters might play second fiddle to the museum, whose impact on both the international art world and Bentonville itself has been substantial.

AIA Honor Award: Crystal Bridges Museum of Art, Museum Store

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/17/2012 12:00 am

The Museum Store is an insertion to an existing 3,040-square-foot curved concrete space that provides a retail destination for art patrons and acts as an extension of the Crystal Bridges Museum experience.

Wealth Created by Wal-Mart Supports Massive Philanthropic Efforts in Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Wal-Mart made a number of Arkansans very rich, and that wealth has been manifested in billions of dollars worth of gifts to educational, medical and cultural institutions in the state.

Influx of Workers Transforms Northwest Arkansas

by Todd Traub 7/2/2012 12:00 am

From highways to airports, from homes to banks, from dining to the arts, the Wal-Mart presence is felt mightily in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area anchored by the three cities plus Wal-Mart’s home in Bentonville.

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

by Eric Francis 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go.