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Events

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Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Chihuly:  In the Gallery and In the Forest
June – August 14, 2017


Chihuly at Crystal Bridges
This summer, experience two stunning exhibitions featuring the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Presented for the first time in an Ozark woods and in the museum’s special exhibition galleries, it’s a world of wonder, waiting to be explored, only at Crystal Bridges.

Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years, working in many media including glass, paint, and neon, and always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility.

Over the years his creations have become familiar around the world. He is globally renowned for his site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning his career.


About Chihuly

Born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, Chihuly has been an innovator for more than 40 years. He has worked in many media including glass, paint, plastics, neon, and ice, always pushing their boundaries to carry out his distinctive vision. He changed the way we think about glass, stretching the medium to new realms of possibility, and this exhibition highlights the unique properties of glass as a medium.

Chihuly sees glass as an art form of fire, breath, light, and gravity. He is globally renowned for his ambitious site-specific installations in public spaces, as well as exhibitions presented in museums and gardens. At Crystal Bridges, the extensive indoor and outdoor installations feature new works by the artist, as well as iconic works spanning the breadth of his career.

Chihuly established the glass program at the Rhode Island School of Design and co-founded Pilchuck Glass School in Washington. His artworks are included in more than 250 museum collections.

Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest will be on view through August 14, 2017. Once the gallery portion closes, Chihuly: In the Forest will remain on view in the museum’s North Forest from August 16 through November 13, 2017.

3rd Friday On the Bricks @ Downtown Rogers
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Several shops stay open late for your shopping convenience.

Craft Squared » Twisted! @ Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Jul 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Craft Squared » Twisted!

Get inspired by the temporary exhibition, Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest, and discover what you can safely melt and twist into sculptural works of art! This social class pairs craft beer with a hands-on project. All materials, two glasses of beer, and light appetizers are provided.

$55 ($44 for Members), register online or with Guest Services.

Rascal Flatts with Lauren Alaina @ Walmart AMP
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm


RASCAL FLATTS | RHYTHM & ROOTS TOUR 2017
WITH LAUREN ALAINA

Gates open at 6pm. Music starts at 7:30pm. | Tickets start at $36* (plus applicable fees)

Movie Night | The Sandlot @ Downtown Rogers Farmers Market
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm

Movie Nights are back and going to be better than ever!! We have some fun themes planned for this season of Movie Nights so bring your friends and family and join us on the lawn of the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market. Movie will start 30 minutes after sunset.

Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing, and soon he’s part of the local baseball buddies. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the desirous lifeguard at the local pool, the snooty rival ball team, and the travelling fair. Beyond the fence at the back of the sandlot menaces a legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast, and the kids inevitably must deal with him.

Rated PG13 | Run time: 1hr 42 minutes