Family Fun at Crystal Bridges

There are many ways to bring your family together with art at Crystal Bridges!
  • Pick up a free Family Guide for an interactive tour of temporary exhibitions.
  • Check out an Art Tote from Guest Services and take it with you through the galleries to enjoy interactive activities.
  • Free, drop-in Family Tours are offered every Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • Come by the Experience Art Studio for art-making activities, puppet play, games, and more.
  • Check out our Calendar of Events for upcoming family programs such as Family Days, Preschool Playdates, and classes or workshops for children, teens, and families.


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Art Totes

Art Totes are available for check-out on a first-come, first-served basis from the Information Pod in the main lobby all day!

Kids Menu

Eleven’s Kids Menu offers fresh, tasty kid-friendly fare served with artistic flare. Enjoy a three-course meal including a starter of cheese and crackers, your choice of entrée, and dessert!

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Experience Art Studio

Experience Art Studio is a fun discovery space for both children and adults designed to guide guests through various ways of looking at and thinking about works of art. There is also a creative play space, art-making supplies, toys, and games for the whole family to enjoy together.

Experience Art Studio is located on the lower level of the Late Nineteenth-Century Art Gallery, and is accessible from the lower Temporary Exhibition gallery or from Walker Landing.




Preschool Playdate

Preschool Playdates are monthly drop-in gallery activities just for children ages two to five, with a caregiver. The program will include a child-friendly performance in the Great Hall, followed by a variety of theme-based and collection-inspired activities, allowing you and your preschoolers to explore at your own pace. Themes will be announced soon, so save the date! No tickets necessary.

Upcoming Programs




Family Sunday

Enjoy a day of family activities, art, and fun at Crystal Bridges. Family Sunday features live entertainment, art-making activities, gallery hunts, and creative play. All activities are free. No registration required.

Upcoming Programs