A world-class collection of American art, stunning architecture, and 120 acres of Ozark forest with five miles of trails. Admission to the museum is always free.
Planning a visit to Crystal Bridges this spring? Use this guide to learn what’s on and what to expect this season.
We have something for all types of learners. From educator resources to family activities to scholars, find what speaks to you and engage with us.
Coming soon to a library near you, the art lab brings artmaking, music, storytelling, and more.
Find opportunities to give and keep art accessible to all, become a member, or join our team.
Crystal Bridges members receive year-round perks, invitations to member-only events, travel opportunities, and more!
Museum & Buildings
Trails and Grounds open daily sunrise to sunset.
The trails and museum will be closed June 6 – 8 for private events. The North Forest Trail will remain open to the public at these times.
Learn more about Delita Martin’s work Sisters and make your own mixed media piece inspired by friendship.
Learn about Amy Sherald’s work Precious jewels by the sea and create a personal collage of friends and those you love.
Learn about Nancy Schön’s Tortoise and Hare and make a soft sculpture inspired by story characters!
Learn about Dale Chihuly’s work Azure Icicle Chandelier. Then make your own winter chandelier inspired by the beauty of nature.
Join us in reminiscing on our first decade by browsing meaningful memories submitted by students and educators who have enjoyed the museum’s free school programs.
Learn about Louise Bourgeois’s sculpture Maman, and get inspired to weave a wonderful web!
Learn about Will Barnet’s work Summer Night, then make a pop-up book inspired by the painting.
Learn about David Esterly’s Dr. Compton’s Letter Rack, then make a collage portrait based on items found in your backpack!