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 fall? 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.
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Museum & Buildings
Trails and Grounds open daily sunrise to sunset.
Calling all green thumbs, nature lovers, and folks who just like having fun outdoors: Crystal Bridges is bringing back the Garden Party!
As part of our September Nature Weekend, we invite you to explore a landscape of nature-themed, creative fun for all ages! Come enjoy hands-on artmaking, nature activities, tasty refreshments by Eleven and local food trucks, live music on the trails, and more.
Free, no registration required.
Per the CDC’s updated guidelines, we are now requiring all guests ages 2 and up and staff to wear a face covering indoors and while attending outdoor programs, except while eating or drinking. Masks will be available upon entry for those who do not have one. We will observe social distancing during this program.
Check out a map of all the festivities here!
Shore Lunch and Stella
Want to keep the party going? Join Compton Gardens and Arboretum site manager Meagan Love for a tour of Dr. Compton’s historic garden to learn more about native plants, champion trees, and more. Group tours will begin at the entrance to Dr. Neil Compton’s home located at 312 N. Main St. Tours will take place at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 p.m.. Be sure to bring water and comfortable walking shoes.
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