Cross Pollination Image: Thomas Cole (1801-1848). View of Mt. Etna, 1842. Oil on canvas. 32 × 48 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2007.11. Photography by Dwight Primiano.
Weekend of Gratitude Image: Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904). Hooded Visorbearer, c. 1863-1864. Oil on canvas. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2006.93. 12 1/4 × 10 in. Photography by Dwight Primiano.
African American Read-In Image: From the RHMAA archives. Dr. Maya Angelou reads at the Museum, circa 1973.
Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment was created by The Olana Partnership at Olana State Historic Site, Thomas Cole National Historical Site, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Its tour is organized by Crystal Bridges. Support for this exhibition and its national tour is provided by Art Bridges. Additional major support has been provided by the Henry Luce Foundation.
Reynolda House is grateful to the following sponsors for their support of Cross Pollination:
Patty and Malcolm Brown
The Charles H. Babcock, Jr. Arts and Community Initiative Endowment
Mercedes-Benz of Winston-Salem
The Ecology Wildlife Foundation Fund