Crystal Bridges tackles 1st redesign; early-American art galleries to close for 2 months

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

A visitor in 2013 views a portrait of George Washington at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which is in one of the galleries that will shut temporarily.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is closing its early-American art galleries for two months to redesign the space for the first time since opening to visitors in 2011.

A map showing Crystal Bridges renovations.

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