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? Use this page to learn about hours, parking, and what to expect while you’re here.
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.
PEMcast producer Dinah Cardin asked Crystal Bridges visitors: what is your experience with the sea?
From shirts and mugs to scarfs and lamps, make Crystal Bridges part of your home with these fun gifts.
Now on view in Crystal Bridges at 10 are two crowd-favorite works by artist Evan Penny. In celebration of these works, enjoy this 2013 interview of Penny and learn more about the artist and his process.
Have you ever considered how the lighting in a museum affects the way we see a work of art? Learn more about the Art + Nature section of Crystal Bridges at 10 and the lighting designer behind it, Shawn Irish from the University of Arkansas.
In American Waters opens today at Peabody Essex Museum. Check out their PEMcast episode here.
Examine the intersection of art and craft through the work of renowned artist Ruth Asawa.
In Crafting America, craft comes front and center, featuring 120 works in ceramics, textiles, fiber, wood, metal, glass, and more unexpected materials.
Every object tells a story, and we know that readers like you have craft stories of your own. Share Your Craft Story is a community-driven project offered by Crystal Bridges in an effort to collect stories about personal connections to craft objects.