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.
There’s more to the museum than just the galleries— come enjoy hands-on creative fun with art classes for all ages and experience levels.
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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.
* Closed due to weather.
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!
Learn about Mary Cassatt’s The Reader, then make your very own sketchbook.
Learn about Silver Upper White River by Maya Lin, then make a wax resist painting of your favorite waterway!
In today’s activity, learn about Yayoi Kusama’s work Narcissus Garden. Then make your own mini aquarium inspired by the beauty of nature.
Learn about Helen Frankenthaler’s painting The Bullfight. Then make your own watercolor painting while celebrating World Watercolor Month.
Learn about Gabriel Dawe’s work Plexus No. 27, then make your own rainbow paper!
Learn about Luigi Lucioni’s Portrait of Bob and take your own portraits of family and friends.
Learn about Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s painting Little Joe with Cow. Then make your personal animal portrait.
In today’s activity, learn about Isamu Noguchi’s Lunar Landscape and whip up some salt dough out of a few ingredients from your kitchen.