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.
Join us for an evening of delightful miniature embroidery with Claire Pongonis. Discover the art of crafting a tiny landscape while savoring your choice of wine. It’s the ideal fusion of creativity and relaxation – the ultimate crafting escape! No prior art experience is required; we welcome participants of all skill levels. All materials are provided, along with tasty appetizers and one glass of beer or wine. We can’t wait to see you there!
Tickets are $40 ($32 for members), reserve your spot online or with Guest Services at (479) 657-2335 to reserve your spot today.
Claire Pongonis proudly hails from the beautiful Ozark Mountains region of Arkansas, where she draws much of her inspiration. She specializes in embroidered thread paintings, utilizing a blend of traditional embroidery techniques and contemporary painting methods. With a background in Fine Art, Claire’s creative practice includes oil pastel, acrylic, and gouache. Her work is characterized by vibrant colors, rich textures, and intricate details. Claire constantly explores new methods of creating and loves to push the boundaries of her creative understanding to find something unique and magical. Her curiosity leads her to travel frequently, but she calls Fayetteville, Arkansas home.