Student Education Driving Force

Posted: November 10, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Anika Platvoet of Owasso, Okla., Ethan Swint, 4, of Rogers and Ameera Abdelfattah, 3, of Bentonville sing along Oct. 18 with musician Shannon Wurst to a song about spinach during the monthly “Preschool Playdate!” event at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

Every morning before the doors open to the general public at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, yellow school buses line the circle drive in front and disgorge dozens of children.

At A Glance

Museum Library

The Crystal Bridges library is open to all researchers and guests during the museum’s public hours. It provides resources for children and adults on art, though patrons are not allowed to take materials home. Many books, however, direct patrons to a local library that carries the same item and allows check out.

Source: Staff Report

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