Day: April 11, 2021

Museums and Heritage

Crystal Bridges Intends to Expand

The Crystal Bridges Museum Arkansas confirmed recently that it is preparing an expansion that will include considerably more space for displaying its collection as well as learning, cultural programs, and social events. The expansion will be supervised by Moishe Safdie, the museum’s original designer.
The project will add nearly 100,000 square feet to the museum’s pavilion complex. These will include concrete blocks, red cedar belts, and copper panels that respond to light and moisture in a vegetated Ozark environment.
Construction is expected to begin in early 2022 and be completed in 2024, according to plans. The museum…

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