Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art 2

Highlights in this selection range from postwar abstraction to contemporary sculpture and new media. 

Collection Loan Partnership October 2024 – October 2026

Exhibition Images

  • Ammi Phillips, Woman in Black Ruffled Dress, ca. 1835, oil on canvas, 32 x 27 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2012.23. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

    Ammi Phillips, Woman in Black Ruffled Dress, ca. 1835, oil on canvas, 32 x 27 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2012.23. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

  • Luke Butler The End XIV 2013 acrylic on canvas 42 x 60 x 2 in. Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville Arkansas Photo: John Wilson White

    Luke Butler, The End XIV, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 42 x 60 x 2 in. Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Photo: John Wilson White

  • Thomas Moran (1837-1926) Valley of the Catawissa in Autumn ca. 1862 oil on canvas 39 3/4 x 63 1/2 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville Arkansas 2005.6. Photography by Steven Watson

    Thomas Moran (1837-1926), Valley of the Catawissa in Autumn, ca. 1862, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 63 1/2 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2005.6. Photography by Steven Watson

  • Grant Wood, The American Golfer 1940 oil on board 36 1/2 x 48 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville Arkansas 2014.33. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

    Grant Wood, The American Golfer, 1940, oil on board, 36 1/2 x 48 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas 2014.33. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

About the Artworks

This selection of works from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is interested in sparking unique conversations with your museum’s collection. Ranging from 19th-century painting to contemporary sculpture and new media, these works touch upon the vast histories of American art. Themes deal with issues of labor, domesticity, and nationalism through techniques in portraiture, landscape, and conceptual abstraction. Created with unexpected materials and re-imagined themes, these works contribute to new and complex canons of American art. 

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Specifications

  • Organizer

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

  • Loan Duration

    2 years

  • Space Requirements

    Artworks can be hung together or dispersed throughout the galleries.

  • Facility Requirements

    Temp: 59-77 °F
    RH: 40-60%
    Security: 24 hr. CCTV and roaming guards

  • Support

    Art Bridges covers all costs to prepare and ship the artworks to the borrowing museums. The foundation encourages borrowing museums to apply for accompanying Learning & Engagement funding to support the activation and interpretation of Collection Loan Partnership artworks. Learning & Engagement funding supports multidisciplinary programming, interpretive materials, and community outreach.

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