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[4 Jul 2011 | One Comment | 2,493 views]
Crystal Bridges open for memberships

The time has finally come when people can join the eagerly anticipated Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
The museum, set to open Nov. 11 (11-11-11) in Bentonville, had a membership drive during Fourth of July weekend with booths set up at various community events.
“As the region’s excitement about Crystal Bridges continues to escalate, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is ‘When can we join?’” said Don Bacigalupi, Crystal Bridges executive director.  “And finally, the answer is now.  What better time to launch the membership program for this …

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[18 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 3,978 views]
Crystal Bridges to open 11-11-11

BENTONVILLE-Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will open in one week short of a year, officials announced Thursday. The public opening will be Nov. 11, 2011.
Don Bacigalupi, Crystal Bridge’s executive director, provided an update on the museum’s progress Thursday during the monthly meeting of the Arkansas State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission held at the DoubleTree Guest Suites and Convention Center in Bentonville.
According to the museum’s website, Crystal Bridges was founded in 2005 by the Walton Family Foundation and is “positioned to play a major role in Northwest Arkansas’ continued …