Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Hacked for the holidays: how a late-December cyberattack has affected US museums’ digital collections and archives

The Gallery Systems software used by many cultural institutions has been breached, limiting online access for both museum employees and the general public

The Guerrilla Girls take on an Arkansas music festival

The activist art collective is bringing an installation of its work and a series of workshops to the Format festival in Bentonville

$29m Beeple sculpture goes on display at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

The artwork is being shown in the US for the first time since Swiss venture capitalist Ryan Zurrer bought it at a New York auction 2021

A new organisation wants to empower US museums to reallocate resources from objects to people

Remuseum, launched by the Crystal Bridges Museum with support from the Ford Foundation, has appointed Stephen Reily as its founding director

Art Bridges acquires $4.5m Robert Colescott painting at Bonhams auction

The Arkansas-based non-profit was founded by Walmart heiress Alice Walton

Prizesnews

Photographer and historian Deborah Willis receives $200,000 prize from Crystal Bridges Museum

Willis is a photographer, author and curator whose work illuminates cultural histories of Blackness

Crystal Bridges Museum partners with producers of White House Easter Egg Roll who are launching art and music festival

The new festival will open in September with a musical performance by the War on Drugs and a hot air balloon launch by Doug Aitken

Crystal Bridges plans an expansion that will boost its size by 50%

The design of new galleries and other spaces is overseen by Moshe Safdie, the Arkansas complex’s original architect

While US museum attendance nosedived in 2020 amid pandemic, disparities in reopenings yielded a few surprises

Huntington Library in California and Crystal Bridges in Arkansas ascended to the top of our visitor figures list

Visitors return to Crystal Bridges amid adaptations and provocations

The contemporary American art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas reopened with timely exhibitions and installations on racial injustice

Crystal Bridges launches satellite for living artists

Arkansas private museum’s cross-disciplinary new venue shines a spotlight on contemporary American art, from performance to cooking

Take it to the top—how US museums are dealing with diversity

Institutions need all hands on deck to redress imbalances in jobs and programming