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.
Join us for an evening of drawing the world around you with a twist, led by guest instructor and artist Michael Shum. We’ll learn, drink, unwind, and create an evening of relaxed, creative fun.
No experience? Not a problem! Whether you’re a doodler or Da Vinci, all skill levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.
All drawing materials will be provided, though we encourage you to bring your own sketchbook if you have one. One drink is included with registration.
Tickets are $20 ($15 for members), reserve your spot online or with Guest Services at (479) 657-2335 today.
Michael Shum is a Chinese American artist who earned their BFA from Millersville University, where he was the student representative for The Susan C. and Geral C. Eckert Art Gallery’s advisory board as well as the painting studio technician. He attended the summer intensive program at the Mt. Gretna School of Art and has worked for artists such as Robert Andruilli and Dorothy Frey as the studio assistant. Currently, he is pursuing his MFA in painting at the University of Arkansas.