Walton sets goal for museum

Founder tells students she wants it to transform the world

Posted: February 28, 2012 at 3:34 a.m.

Alice Walton (right), founder of Crystal Bridges of American Art in Bentonville, talks with Northwest Arkansas Community College art student Jenny Wilson after participating in a forum on leadership Monday at the Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies on the community college’s Bentonville campus.

The goal for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is not to transform Bentonville, or Northwest Arkansas, or even America. It’s to transform the world, Alice Walton told a group of business students in a lecture Monday.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 02/28/2012