School announces next steps in its development, including a new name, building plans, and location.
Jun. 30, 2022
Museum prioritizes its commitment to diverse student learners, strengthening standard-setting internship program with $10,000,000 endowment gift.
May. 26, 2022
“This partnership is all about access, ensuring that residents of our thriving region have ready access to world-class health care services, including specialty care,” says philanthropist Alice Walton.
Apr. 25, 2022
The founder of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Art Bridges Foundation and the Alice L. Walton Foundation; and member of the Walton Family Foundation is among five new members.
Nov. 02, 2021
Today the Alice L. Walton Foundation and Cleveland Clinic announced a joint initiative to identify ways of providing access to Cleveland Clinic’s renowned specialty care services in Northwest Arkansas.
Aug. 16, 2021
In light of recent legislation passed in the state of Arkansas that targets the LGBTQ+ community, I share my concerns, and offer a message of welcome and belonging.
Apr. 19, 2021
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art revealed plans for an expansion that will increase the size of the current facilities by 50 percent. Adding nearly 100,000 square feet to the 200,000-square-foot facility, the expansion will allow the museum to showcase its growing collection and welcome more visitors to experience the power of art, in an inclusive environment. Click to watch a video of Alice Walton and Moshe Safdie discussing the expansion plans.
Apr. 07, 2021
The Black Teacher Pipeline fosters future Black educators by engaging Black high school and college students as teacher pre-apprentices, sponsoring them through fellowship, apprenticeships, and scholarship, and supporting them with mentorship and professional learning opportunities through their first four years in the classroom. Alice Walton’s philanthropic support builds on her commitment to improve K-12 education, support teachers and eliminate barriers for People of Color who want to become teachers.
Feb. 25, 2021
“In 2020, as our country navigated COVID-related challenges and grappled with racial inequities that threaten our democracy, Crystal Bridges embraced our role as a community-centered institution and committed to the ongoing work of being an anti-racist museum,” said Rod Bigelow, executive director and chief diversity & inclusion officer.
Jan. 13, 2021