PHOTOS: Crystal Bridges tells visitors to stay awhile in 1950s-inspired sitting room

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: December 11, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Protective specialist Chris Grant (left) of Bella Vista explains the sitting area exhibit to Laurie Richards and Dan Worth of Lincoln, Neb., last week at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has a colorful and comfortable surprise for visitors as they wind their way through the temporary exhibition "Stuart Davis: In Full Swing."

The 1950s-style sitting area for “Stuart Davis: In Full Swing” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is meant to be used, but curatorial assistant...

Magazines from the 1950s are part of the experiment at the Stuart Davis temporary exhibition’s sitting area.

This story is only available from our archives.