Drop-In Tours

Drop-In Tours

Architecture Tour

Every Saturday and Sunday, 4:00 p.m.

Learn more about the architecture of Crystal Bridges. This hour-long Architecture Tour will introduce you to the unique architectural features of Moshe Safdie’s design, and provide insights into some of the special challenges the Museum’s site posed to engineers. Meet in the lower lobby.  Note:  This is an indoor/outdoor tour, weather permitting.  An alternate indoor route is offered in case of inclement weather.

No tickets necessary. Each tour accommodates a maximum of 15 participants. Tour begins in the lower lobby. Please arrive five minutes in advance.

THE WILLIAM S. PALEY COLLECTION: A TASTE FOR MODERNISM

A drop-in guided tour featuring selected highlights from the exhibition is offered on Thursdays at 1 p.m.
Free, no registration required.

Dogwood Seasonal Experience

(April 2 through May 16)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Join our Trail Guides for a seasonal experience of Crystal Bridges’ Trails. Spring offers a glorious display of dogwood blossoms throughout the Museum grounds. Meet your Trail Guide on Walker Landing and begin your quest for five of the nine species of dogwoods found onsite. The 1 mile walk includes steep stairs as well as a gradual incline. Please wear appropriate footgear.

Sponsored by The Coleman Company.

Collections Highlights

Monday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Enjoy a grand stroll through the permanent collection. This tour visits some of the best-known names in American art.

No tickets necessary. Each tour accommodates a maximum of 15 participants. Tour begins in the lower lobby. Please arrive five minutes in advance.

Family Tours

Friday Dec. 27 and Jan. 3, 1 p.m.
Saturdays, 1 p.m.

Join this drop-in family tour and get to know some of the favorite artworks in Crystal Bridges’ galleries. Our experienced Gallery Guides will lead you on a fun, interactive experience suitable for all ages!

No tickets necessary. Each tour accommodates a maximum of 15 participants. Tour begins in the lower lobby. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance.

Inspiring Women

Wednesday and Friday, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Take a look at the history of women in the art world, both as artists and subjects. The tour focuses on works you may not know much about, plus some well-known favorites.

No tickets necessary. Each tour accommodates a maximum of 15 participants. Tour begins in the lower lobby. Please arrive five minutes in advance.

Twilight Tour

Wednesdays, 7:30 to 8:30 pm

Meet in the main lobby for a tour of works in Crystal Bridges collection featuring a twilight or evening theme. The tour will highlight works in the Colonial and Nineteenth-Century Art Galleries, and will last about one hour. Free, no registration required.