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Preschool Art Class: Lovely Lines (Museum)
On 9/2/2015

Let's cover the basics of art this fall, starting with lines! All materials are provided.
Homeschool Friday Fun Ages 5-8: Pop Art (Museum)
On 9/4/2015

Inspired by the temporary exhibition Warhol's Nature, we'll learn how Warhol and other Pop artists transformed everyday life into extraordinary art, and create some pop art of our own!
Homeschool Friday Fun Ages 9-12: Pop Art (Museum)
On 9/4/2015

Inspired by the temporary exhibition Warhol's Nature, we'll learn how Warhol and other Pop artists transformed everyday life into extraordinary art, and create some pop art of our own!
Discover the Grounds: Saving the Monarchs (Museum)
On 9/5/2015

Every year, monarch butterflies undertake what seems an impossible journey. By the millions, they leave their summer breeding grounds in the United States and Canada to fly thousands of miles to a small area of alpine forest in central Mexico. In this Discover the Grounds, you’ll meet renowned ecologist Lincoln Brower as he discusses the study of monarchs that he has been conducting for almost 60 years. After his discussion, he will lead a monarch-watch walking tour on the Museum grounds for a limited audience of 40. Those wishing to attend the walking tour must register for it separately due to limited capacity. Sponsored by The Coleman Company
Free, register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Bellows & Cassatt

Young Artists Class: Make it Pop! (Ages 5-10) (Museum)
On 9/5/2015

Discover the Pop artists in our galleries as inspiration to create fun works of art based on objects from everyday life. We'll explore painting, printmaking, and collage techniques! All materials are provided.
Yoga and Art (Museum)
From 9/7/2015 through 10/5/2015

Yoga Story’s Cindee Joslin leads an uplifting group class uniting the power of art with the beauty of nature. Enjoy this mind/body experience in the Museum’s Great Hall, complemented by views of Crystal Bridges’ ponds, forest, and architecture. Participants should bring their own yoga mat and dress appropriately.
Monday Figure Drawing (Museum)
From 9/7/2015 through 10/19/2015

Join us on the first and third Mondays of each month for this adult Figure Drawing class to draw from a clothed model. Whether you’ve always had a love for figure drawing or are trying it for the first time, you’ll enjoy an afternoon drawing with other guests at the Museum. Participants must be 14 and older. A variety of drawing materials will be provided, and model poses will include both shorter warm-up poses, and longer poses. All materials are provided.
$10 ($5.00 for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Durand
Latin Cinema (Museum)
On 9/9/2015

Get to know Latino and Latin culture through cinema with popular shorts screened at the San Diego Latin Short Film Festival, known as the leading Latino film festival in the country. This week kicks of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations in Bentonville! This program is in collaboration with the Hispanic Latino Associate Resource Group.
Wednesday Series for Educators: Self Guided 101 (Museum)
On 9/9/2015

Want to bring your class to the Museum, but don’t know where to start? In this two-hour workshop, you will learn Crystal Bridges’ guidelines for self-guided tours and the dialogical model, and will practice facilitating a discussion with works of art. Museum educators will be available to help you pair curriculum themes and artworks so you can create a one-of-a-kind experience for your class. Two hours of Professional Development credit available. Sponsored by Neff and Scarlett Basore.
Photo Salon: 20th Century Photography: Pictoralist (Museum)
On 9/11/2015

Join Curatorial Assistant Ali Demorotski on a two-part exploration of twentieth-century photography. Beginning in September, we will focus on the rise of Pictorialism among photographers, encouraged by the work and writings of Alfred Stieglitz and his Photo-Secession group. October will conclude with the medium’s evolution into a newfound Modernist aesthetic in the post-WWI era. Both sessions will highlight the key figures, ideas, and iconographic images that defined, yet drastically separated these movements. Following a discussion, the Photo Salon group will explore the Crystal Bridges grounds to emulate and explore the Pictorialist style.
Journaling Group: Simple Pleasures (Museum)
On 9/14/2015

Recall fond memories and stories through art in an exploration of symbolism in objects. We’ll write on the topic of nostalgia in the temporary exhibition American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life.
Art Book Club: Provenance by Laney Salisbury (Museum)
On 9/16/2015

Discuss this riveting true tale of an audacious British duo who sold forgeries of prominent artists’ works through reputable galleries for nearly two decades. Join archivist Valerie Sallis to learn more about provenance and the delicate balance between security and access in archival collections.
WOW (Great Hall)
From 9/16/2015 through 12/16/2015

Please join Crystal Bridges Culinary Director Case Dighero as he invites regional chefs and mixologists to discuss (and taste) the virtues of High South Cuisine, the rich food that hails from the Ozarks. Sponsored by Premier Dermatology and Riedel. Open to guests ages 21 and above.

$30 ($24 for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.


Evening for Educators (Museum)
On 9/18/2015

Join fellow educators as we kick off the school year with a variety of activities and gallery experiences that embrace the concepts of experimentation and risk-taking. (Professional Development credit is not available for this event.)
Sponsored by Neff and Scarlett Basore.
Free, register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Walker Landing
Family Workshop: Family Traditions (Museum)
On 9/18/2015

Inspired by the temporary exhibition Jamie Wyeth, family members will work together to create paintings commemorating one of your family traditions.

Note: Only one registration required per family.
Cr(EAT)e Food Series:Architecture Inspires Cuisine (Great Hall)
On 9/20/2015

CR(EAT)E Food Series » Architecture Inspires Cuisine: Frank Lloyd Wright House
An in-depth glimpse and taste of how art inspires the culinary world of Crystal Bridges, hosted by Culinary Director Case Dighero and Executive Chef Bill Lyle, along with special guests. We’ll be discussing the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, as well as experiencing a FLW inspired dinner.

Cocktails served at 6:30 p.m., and dinner at 7:00.
$100 ($80 for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Great Hall


Art Talk: Andy Warhol's Endangered Species (Museum)
On 9/21/2015

Discuss art as awareness with curator Chad Alligood and President of Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge Tanya Smith as we explore the motivation and meaning behind Andy Warhol's Endangered Species Series.
Member - Speaker Meet & Greet: Mari Carmen Ramirez (Great Hall)
On 9/23/2015

Crystal Bridges’ Members are invited to a Members-only Meet and Greet wit h Mari Carmen Ramirez, leading scholar and Director of the Institute of Latin American Art, prior to her Spotlight Lecture on Latin American Art and resisting categorizing people. Separate registration is required for the lecture.
Spotlight Lecture: Mari Carmen Ramirez (Great Hall)
On 9/23/2015

How do we resisting categorizing people and art? Do we define as Latin American Art and/or Latino? Join a thought-provoking lecture by US's leading scholar on Latin American Art by Mari Carmen Ramírez is the Wortham Curator of Latin American Art and director of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This program is in collaboration with the Hispanic Latino Associate Resource Group.
Live Arts » Nureyev’s Eyes (Museum)
On 9/25/2015

Join us for a special play reading that explores the inside story of two iconic artists – American painter Jamie Wyeth and Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. During the 70s, Jamie Wyeth (son of Andrew) did a series of studies and paintings of Rudolf Nureyev, the legendary ballet dancer who defected from Russia and revitalized western ballet. Written with the express permission and support of Jamie Wyeth, this brand-new play by David Rush imagines what the artists’ electric encounters may have been like, what secrets were revealed about the world of painting and international dance, and how their relationship evolved and changed them both. Contains adult language. Produced and directed by Darin Anthony, the Artistic Director of Moving Arts, specializes in the development of new plays as well as emotionally resonant performances.
Sponsored by Demara Titzer and the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation.
$5 (Free for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Great Hall
Art Talk: Wyeth's Realism (Museum)
On 9/26/2015

Curator Chad Alligood will discuss the psychological dimensions, mystery, and melancholy found in Wyeth’s realism, as well as his contribution to realistic painting. We’ll explore the psychological and symbolical figures of Wyeth’s paintings, such as Orca Bates,
Homeschool Tour and Art » Inspiration (Museum)
On 9/30/2015

Throughout history, many American artists have drawn inspiration from their foreign counterparts. During this program we will look at some of the inspired artists in our permanent collection and use their artworks as inspiration for our own art-making activity.
Free, register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Durand & Estes
Architecture Speaker Series: Edward Durell Stone (Great Hall)
On 10/2/2015

The internationally acclaimed architect and Fayetteville native son Edward Durell Stone is best known today as a victim of changing tastes, with a disproportionate number of his signature works lost or irrevocably altered. In a lecture titled “Sex and the Celanese House,” by Fay Jones School of Architecture professor Ethel Goodstein-Murphree we will explore a lesser-known aspect of Stone’s career – his role as an early torchbearer for the modern American home.Goodstein-Murphree’s lecture will focus in particular on three prototypes for modernist homes that Stone developed for Collier’s magazine in the late 30s. His proposals culminated in “the House of Ideas,” a temporary structure perched on a terrace of Rockefeller Center, high above New York City’s tony Fifth Avenue.
Sponsored by Chip and Susan Chambers
Homeschool Friday Fun ages 5 to 8 » Edgy! (Museum)
On 10/2/2015

We’ll learn about modernist art and explore the new temporary exhibition, Alfred Maurer: Art on the Edge, then head to the studios to create “edgy” artwork inspired by what we’ve seen.
Homeschool Friday Fun ages 9 to 12 » Edgy! (Museum)
On 10/2/2015

We’ll learn about modernist art and explore the new temporary exhibition, Alfred Maurer: Art on the Edge, then head to the studios to create “edgy” artwork inspired by what we’ve seen.
Art Night Out: The Silver Factory Party! (Entire Museum)
On 10/3/2015

Celebrate the creative and experimental spirit of Andy Warhol with Art Night Out! Warhol's years at The Factory— the hip hangout for artistic types and Warhol superstars— were known as the Silver Era, where parties exploded into DIY happenings. Just like the guests of Warhol's iconic parties, you'll make screen prints and giant paintings, star in screen test films, witness live experimental performances, and dance to beats of the 80s and The Velvet Underground.
Sponsored by AMP Sign & Banner , Arvest Bank, Blue Moon Brewing Company, and Saatchi & Saatchi X.
Young Artists Class ages 5 to 10 (Museum)
On 10/3/2015

Spotlight Lecture: Chad Alligood: Warhol’s Nature (Great Hall)
On 10/4/2015

Curator Chad Alligood presents this closing lecture on the temporary exhibitions Warhol’s Nature and Jamie Wyeth.
Exhibition: Warhol & Wyeth- Member Last Look (Temporary Exhibition Gallery)
On 10/5/2015

Museum Members are invited to a Members-only Last Look for temporary exhibitions Warhol’s Nature and Jamie Wyeth
Member - Speaker Meet & Greet: Carol Troyen (Great Hall)
On 10/7/2015

Crystal Bridges Members are invited to a Meet and Greet with Carol Troyen, Curator Emeritus, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, prior to her Spotlight Lecture at 7 p.m. Separate registration is required for the lecture.
Preschool Art Class: Show Me Shapes (Museum)
On 10/7/2015

Let's cover the basics of art and create with shapes, using a variety of supplies and techniques. All materials are provided.
Spotlight Lecture: Carol Troyen (Great Hall)
On 10/7/2015

Discover Edward Hopper and his love of Blackwell Island through the stories and research of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Curator Emeritus Carol Troyen. Hopper produced some of the most enduringly popular images in American art, including Blackwell’s Island. The work was painted during the height of his fame and is now on view in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection. Alluding to urban development and social change, it creates a complex mood evoked by the site’s “brooding, faint, sinister stillness.” Equally evocative are Hopper’s diners, movie palaces, and middle-class buildings that reflect American life between the wars. His light-filled watercolors of Gloucester, Maine, and Cape Cod mirror their austere beauty, and his quiet, yet riveting works of people in their apartments, offices, and hotel rooms express both a sense of urban isolation and anomie, portraying the bittersweet comfort of being alone. These themes will be the focus of Troyen’s lecture, entitled “Hopper’s Stories.” Troyen is an expert on Hopper’s works, having organized the 2007-2008 Hopper exhibition, and is known for her work on a number of American moderns — Charles Sheeler, George Bellows, and Marsden Hartley. Troyen is now an independent scholar.
Photo Salon 20th Century Photography: Modernism (Museum)
On 10/9/2015

Continue exploring the evolution of photography with Curatorial Assistant Ali Demorotski. This session will focus on the dramatic shift from the soft, romantic, and hand-worked Pictorialist style into the hard-edge, straight photography of the Modernist era. After the discussion, the Photo Salon group will explore Crystal Bridges' architecture to emulate and explore the Modernist style.
Discover the Grounds: Wood Artists + Demonstration (Museum)
On 10/10/2015

Join local woodturners Les Brandt, Kim Kenney, William Moore in a discussion of working with wood pieces found on the Museum’s trails as well as elsewhere around Arkansas, and learn creative ways to make your own wood art for fall. Artists from Stateline Woodturners Club will demonstrate wood cutting and carving techniques on the museum courtyard before and after the discussion.
Member Picnic at Family Sunday October 2015 (Entire Museum)
On 10/11/2015

Join the Museum for our Member Fall Picnic to celebrate you, our Members! Enjoy the outdoors with great food followed by activities, live music, and lots of fun at Family Sunday! This picnic is especially for Museum Members.
Journaling Group: Tranquil Moments (Museum)
On 10/12/2015

Explore how an image can trigger a memory while viewing art in our permanent collection. This month we will discuss various artworks of the late 19th century with John Brown University Associate Professor, Jacob Stratman, reflecting on images of leisure and tranquil moments as we recall stories from our own memories of a simpler time.
Studio Studies: Figure Drawing from the Nude Model (Museum)
On 10/14/2015

Local artist and curator of Arsaga’s Depot, Mia Buonaiuto will lead this six-week figure drawing course teaching contemporary and innovative techniques in rendering the human figure. Gain inspiration from our permanent collection as we reflect on methods used throughout history to create the human form. All materials provided. Participants must be 18 or older.
Teacher Workshop » Difficult Conversations (Museum)
On 10/14/2015

Sometimes it is hard to know how to discuss tough topics when they arise. In this two-hour workshop, we will use artworks in our permanent collection as effective entryways to difficult conversations. We’ll discuss how to set guidelines for a group to maintain an open forum that respects differing points of view. Two hours of Professional Development credit available.
Sponsored by Neff and Scarlett Basore.
$10, register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Albers
Wednesday Series: Difficult Conversations (Museum)
On 10/14/2015

Film: A Strong Clear Vision on Maya Lin (Museum)
On 10/16/2015

This Academy Award®-winning documentary about sculptor and architect Maya Lin tells the gripping story behind the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC, which Lin designed at the age of 21. Though it has become one of the most famous memorials in the world, Lin’s design was initially met with skepticism and controversy. The film explores a decade of the artist’s work, and features her many memorial designs, such as the Civil Rights Memorial, the Yale Women's Table, and the Juniata Peace Chapel.
Salsa Night (Museum)
On 10/17/2015

Come out and enjoy the Great Hall’s spectacular dance floor with a night of Salsa dancing to Latin beats by DJ Midnite. Special thanks to the Hispanic Latino Associate Resource Group.
College Workshop: Maurer Studio Mixer (Museum)
On 10/18/2015

Mingle with the Crystal Bridges College Ambassadors as they host this Avant Guard afternoon studio mixer! Take a tour of our newest exhibition, Alfred Maurer: Art on the Edge, with members of CBCA, discussing the Fauvist art movement, or “Wild Beasts,” then return to the studio and choose from a variety of materials at our Art Bar to create a giant collaborative mural inspired the colorful artworks of Maurer. Sponsored by Stephen and Claudia Strange.
Keynote Lecture: Visiting Artist Maya Lin (Great Hall)
On 10/19/2015

Designer, artist, and environmentalist Maya Lin will talk about her remarkable career in both art and architecture, which began when she virtually redefined the idea of “monument” with her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Lin’s acclaimed work encompasses large-scale environmental installations, intimate studio artworks, and architectural works, as well as memorials. In 2009, Lin was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama, and in 2014 she was honored with the prestigious Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. Lin’s architectural projects create a close dialogue between landscape and built environment, and she is committed to advocating sustainable design solutions in all her works. Maya Lin has been profiled in Time Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Smithsonian, and Art in America, among others.
Sponsored by Del Monte Foods.
Live Arts » Orphan Riders (Great Hall)
On 10/22/2015

Orphan Riders is a multimedia theater performance featuring novelist Alison Moore and singer/songwriter Phil Lancaster. The two have combined audio and visual elements, historical fiction, and musical ballads into a collaborative performance that brings the Orphan Train Movement, a largely-unknown chapter in American history, to public awareness. The multi-media presentation tells the story of the 250,000 orphans and unwanted children put on trains in New York between 1854 and 1929 and sent all over the United States to be given away. Featuring original music, an audio-visual presentation of archival photographs, and interviews with two surviving Orphan Train Riders (a man who came to Berryville, AR and a woman who came to Greenville, TX), the presentation is followed by a dramatic recitation from the new novel, Riders on the Orphan Train by Alison Moore. After the performance, there will be an informal discussion led by Alison Moore and Phil Lancaster about the origin and demise of the largest child migration in history and the part it played in the formation of the American Dream. The presenters will take questions from the audience and will invite relatives and acquaintances of Orphan Train Riders to share their stories.
Sponsored by Demara Titzer and the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation.
$5 ($4 for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Great Hall
Family Workshop: Family Game Night (Museum)
On 10/23/2015

The Wyeth family had strong traditions for Halloween. What symbol could represent your family tradition? Create your own board game based on this family tradition!

Note: Only one ticket required per family.
Saturday Session for Teachers » Alfred Maurer: Art (Museum)
On 10/24/2015

Take a survey in the major art movements from fin-de-siècle figure paintings, scenes of contemporary leisure, Fauvist works, landscapes and florals, heads and figures, and still-life, to late Cubist abstractions. In this workshop you’ll learn about these movements through the eyes for Alfred H. Maurer and our temporary exhibition Alfred Maurer: Art on the Edge. This session will be especially useful for History, Art History, and Studio Art classroom educators. Four hours of Professional Development credit available.
Sponsored by Neff and Scarlett Basore
$10, register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Estes
Saturday Session: Maurer's Modernism (Museum)
On 10/24/2015

AdultWorkshop: Figure Painting (Museum)
On 10/25/2015

Learn an abstract way to break down the complex figure into simple geometric shapes in this workshop led by local figure painter, Jessica Westhafer. The workshop begins with a “color lab” in which students will develop a rich palette of colors using a full range of intermediate and saturated pigments. Deriving inspiration from contemporary and master painters, we will use these palettes to create a unique planar painting. All painting and drawing will be done from direct observation of a live model. All materials are provided.
Art by the Glass: Fauvist Forest (Museum)
On 10/30/2015

Explore innovative methods of landscape painting inspired by our new exhibition, Alfred Maurer: Art on the Edge. Use bright pigments inspired by the Fauvist art movement to change your perspective of a painted landscape. All materials plus two glasses of wine and light hors d'oeuvres are provided.
Artinfusion - Halloween in the Hollow (Entire Museum)
On 10/31/2015

Mark your calendars for artinfusion’s annual Halloween party! Watch Crystal Bridges’ website for details as the date approaches.
Free for artinfusion Members. $25 for non-members.
Artinfusion is especially for Crystal Bridges Members ages 21-40s.Sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing Company.
Wednesday Series: Unveiling the Art Library (Museum)
On 11/4/2015

Member Preview: Picturing the Americas (Temporary Exhibition Gallery)
From 11/6/2015 through 11/7/2015

Crystal Bridges invites you to a Member Preview of Picturing the Americas.
Kick Off the Lecture: Picturing the Americas (Great Hall)
On 11/13/2015

The Picturing the Americas Symposium is an international symposium offering a multi-cultural exchange of views related to landscape painting from Canada to Peru, held in conjunction with the special exhibition Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic. The symposium will kick off on Friday evening with a Keynote Lecture by Ivo Mesquita, Technical Director, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo. Panel discussions on Saturday will feature scholars from both North and South America, discussing topics that parallel themes central to the exhibition such as “Land, Icon, and Nature,” “Art and Exploration,” and “Modernity in the Landscape.” Curators from the three institutions organizing the exhibition: Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; and the Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, will be present to offer a curators’ perspective of the project and moderate discussions.
Saturday Session: Picturing the Americas (Museum)
On 11/14/2015

Symposium: Picturing the Americas (Great Hall)
On 11/14/2015

The Picturing the Americas Symposium is an international symposium offering a multi-cultural exchange of views related to landscape painting from Canada to Peru, held in conjunction with the special exhibition Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic. The symposium will kick off on Friday evening with a Keynote Lecture by Ivo Mesquita, Technical Director, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo. Panel discussions on Saturday will feature scholars from both North and South America, discussing topics that parallel themes central to the exhibition such as “Land, Icon, and Nature,” “Art and Exploration,” and “Modernity in the Landscape.” Curators from the three institutions organizing the exhibition: Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; and the Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, will be present to offer a curators’ perspective of the project and moderate discussions.
Wednesday Series: Looking Beyond the Obvious Pt1 (Museum)
On 1/6/2016

Saturday Session: From the Trenches (Museum)
On 1/9/2016

Wednesday Series: Frame Up (Museum)
On 2/3/2016

Saturday Session: Gallery of the Louvre (Museum)
On 2/6/2016

Saturday Session: The Open Road (Museum)
On 3/5/2016

Wednesday Series: Looking Beyond the Obvious Pt2 (Museum)
On 3/9/2016

Wednesday Series: Luck of the Draw (Museum)
On 4/6/2016

Saturday Session: Living Newspapers (Museum)
On 4/9/2016