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Diana Al-Hadid: Ash in the Trade Winds debuts at the Momentary today. It joins two other exhibitions featuring works by Sarah Cain and Derrick Adams that opened in February. Admission is free to all three exhibits. Tickets are not required, but the Momentary is operating at reduced capacity.

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Crafting America is the first exhibition at the Bentonville museum dedicated to the subject of modern and contemporary craft. The exhibit, which features more than 120 objects made from a variety of materials by 98 American artists, is on view through May 31.

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Ansel Adams' photographs of the western U.S. helped define the 20th century vision of the American landscape. Ansel Adams in Our Time features more than a hundred of the photographer's works displayed alongside 19th century artists, as well as Adams' contemporary successors. The exhibit is on view Sept. 19 through Jan. 3.

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The annual CODAawards recognize commissioned artworks from around the world that are expertly and creatively integrated into a public space, architecture or an interior space. This year's People's Choice nominees include North Forest Lights, a collaboration between Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Moment Factory. Voting continues through June 30.

INVERSE and The Momentary have created a social media challenge to engage people at home. Every Monday during the five-week challenge, a new prompt by a different artist is shared on the Momentary’s Instagram. Participants can then respond with their own 30-second video.

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The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Momentary are launching their Social Connecting Campaign this week. The art institutions worked with nine local artists to create a series of line drawings for postcards that will be sent to vulnerable individuals who are isolated during the pandemic. The artists also turned the drawings into murals that will be displayed outside hospitals and senior living facilites.

New Exhibit Lights Up Museum Forest

Oct 29, 2019
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North Forest Lights is on display through Feb. 16 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Moment Factory, a Montreal-based multimedia and entertainment studio, helped create the artistic light and sound experience. 

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The new exhibition, "Crystals in Art: Ancient to Today," opening this weekend at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, reveals how quartz crystals have been used to create functional objects as well as artworks through the ages.  

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Becca Martin-Brown, the features editor for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, fills us in on piano music at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. She also has a quick rundown of other events that are worth our attention this week.

Crystal Bridges Acquires Infinity Mirror Room

Sep 6, 2019
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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is now one of a handful of museums to have one of Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Rooms in its permanent collection. A preview for museum members continues until Sept. 30. The exhibit opens to the public Oct. 2.