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50-Foot-Tall Buckminster Fuller “Fly’s Eye” Dome to Be Erected in Arkansas

16:10 - 26 January, 2017
50-Foot-Tall Buckminster Fuller “Fly’s Eye” Dome to Be Erected in Arkansas, 3D computer rendering of Buckminster’s Fly’s Eye Dome as it will appear on the North Lawn at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. (View from Early 20th Century Gallery Bridge.). Image Courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
3D computer rendering of Buckminster’s Fly’s Eye Dome as it will appear on the North Lawn at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. (View from Early 20th Century Gallery Bridge.). Image Courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

One of Buckminster Fuller’s visionary housing structures is set to be erected at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. The 50-foot structure, known as the “Fly’s Eye Dome” is the largest of only three original prototypes hand-fabricated by Fuller during his lifetime.

Call for Applications: The Tyson Scholars of American Art Program at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

07:30 - 24 November, 2015
Call for Applications: The Tyson Scholars of American Art Program at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Aerial view of Crystal Bridges; photography by Adair Creative. Courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.
Aerial view of Crystal Bridges; photography by Adair Creative. Courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art invites applications for the 2016-2017 Tyson Scholars of American Art Program. The residential program supports full-time scholarship in the history of American art, visual and material culture from the colonial period to the present. To support their research, Tyson Scholars have access to the art and library collections of Crystal Bridges as well as the library at the University of Arkansas in nearby Fayetteville. Housing is provided at the Crystal Bridges Farmhouse, within easy walking distance from the Museum via wooded trails and approximately 1.5 miles from downtown Bentonville. It features comfortable indoor and outdoor common spaces including an expansive yard, patio and swimming pool; scholars have private bed and bath rooms.

Crystal Bridges Museum Store / Marlon Blackwell Architect

01:00 - 16 January, 2013
Crystal Bridges Museum Store / Marlon Blackwell Architect, Courtesy of Timothy Hursley
Courtesy of Timothy Hursley

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712, United States
  • Design Team

    Marlon Blackwell, Meryati Johari Blackwell, Michael Pope, Bradford Payne, Jonathan Boelkins, Stephen Reyenga, William Burks, Angela Carpenter, Casey Worrell
  • Project Year

    2011