Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art revealed plans for an expansion that will increase the size of the current facilities by 50 percent. Adding nearly 100,000 square feet to the 200,000-square-foot facility, the expansion will allow the museum to showcase its growing collection and welcome more visitors to experience the power of art, in an inclusive environment. Click to watch a video of Alice Walton and Moshe Safdie discussing the expansion plans.
Apr. 07, 2021
The Atlanta-based liberal arts powerhouse dedicated to the education and empowerment of women of African descent has received gifts from many funders, including the Alice L. Walton Foundation.
Mar. 13, 2021
The independent, nonprofit medical school will be a standalone sister organization of Whole Health Institute, a Bentonville nonprofit created to make a transformative approach to health and well-being available to everyone. - Talk Business and Politics
Mar. 04, 2021
The Black Teacher Pipeline fosters future Black educators by engaging Black high school and college students as teacher pre-apprentices, sponsoring them through fellowship, apprenticeships, and scholarship, and supporting them with mentorship and professional learning opportunities through their first four years in the classroom. Alice Walton’s philanthropic support builds on her commitment to improve K-12 education, support teachers and eliminate barriers for People of Color who want to become teachers.
Feb. 25, 2021
Vision for Whole Health Institute looks to inspire and provide a transformative approach to affordable health care. The 75,000 square foot building is expected to break ground in April 2021 and focus on holistic health.
- Arkansas Business (subscription required)
Feb. 01, 2021
“In 2020, as our country navigated COVID-related challenges and grappled with racial inequities that threaten our democracy, Crystal Bridges embraced our role as a community-centered institution and committed to the ongoing work of being an anti-racist museum,” said Rod Bigelow, executive director and chief diversity & inclusion officer.
Jan. 13, 2021
Now the developer of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton is preparing to flex her muscles in the healthcare arena.
- The Joplin Globe
Jan. 03, 2021
The Whole Health Institute will launch construction on a new facility in Bentonville in the upcoming year. The new facility will be located on the grounds of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a partner organization to the Whole Health Institute.
- Arkansas Money and Politics
Dec. 14, 2020