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Spring Break Specials

Class/Workshop Nature Party
Durand/Estes Rooms Great Hall Lower Lobby The Studio Walker Landing
FREE
No Tickets Required
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is closed today, Monday, January 30 due to inclement weather. Any programs, tours, lectures or classes will not be held. If you are a ticket holder for a tour or an event today, we’ll contact you about rescheduling.

Make memories at the museum as it comes alive for Spring Break!

Celebrate the turn in the weather and a week off school with creative activities for all ages every afternoon. Create with artists in the studios, explore the pages of rare books in the library, enjoy live performances as a family, spend time with a board game bar in the Lower Lobby, learn about birds and blooms from guest speakers, and more!

A masked man and child artmaking in the museum

Looking for even more to do at your museum? Be sure to check out Nature Weekend and Art in Bloom during your Spring Break visit, and keep an eye out for more activities as we finalize the week’s lineup!

Free, no tickets required. Drop in anytime from 1 to 4 PM.

Event Schedule

Saturday, March 19

Nature Weekend: Birds
1 – 4 pm

Artmaking: Make-a-Bird
Durand & Estes Studios

Bird Chat, with Lynn Sciumbato
The Studio

Art Cart: Gems of Brazil
Modern Art Galleries, Cross Pollination

Sunday, March 20

Nature Weekend: Birds
1 pm

Performance: Stone Lion Puppet Theater
Great Hall

1 – 4 pm

Artmaking: Garden Gnome Friends
Durand & Estes Studios

Hummingbird Talk and Sketch, with Mitchell Pruitt
Modern Art Galleries, Cross Pollination

Monday, March 21

1 – 4 pm

Artmaking: Stop and Paint the Tulips
Durand & Estes Studios

 Natural Wonders, with Mitchell Pruitt
The Studio

Hey! Play! Outdoor Art and Game Space
Walker Landing

Wednesday, March 23

1 – 4 pm      

Artmaking: Spring Bloom Flower Pots
Durand & Estes Studios

Artmaking: Stop and Paint the Tulips
The Studio

Discover with Trails & Grounds
Walker Landing

Thursday, March 24

1 – 4 pm

Artmaking: Catch the Sun!
Durand & Estes Studios

Artmaking: Make-a-Bird
The Studio

Hey! Play! Outdoor Art and Game Space
Walker Landing

Sketching Between the Boxes
Modern Art Galleries

Friday, March 25

All Day

Art in Bloom
Galleries

1 – 4 pm        

Artmaking: Catch the Sun!
Durand & Estes Studios

Artmaking: Garden Gnome Friends
The Studio

Sugarcreek Astronomical Society
Walker Landing

Family Fun: Floral Arrangements
Lower Lobby

Saturday, March 26

All Day

Art in Bloom
Galleries

1 – 4 pm

Artmaking: Spring Bloom Flower Pots
Durand & Estes Studios

Artmaking: Make-a-Bird
The Studio

Board Games Bar
Lower Lobby

Art Cart: Gems of Brazil
Modern Art Galleries, Cross Pollination

Sunday, March 27

All Day

Art in Bloom
Galleries

1 pm

Performance: Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
Great Hall

1 – 4 pm

Musical “Petting” Zoo, with Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Arkansas
Great Hall

Artmaking: Stop and Paint the Tulips
Durand & Estes Studios

Drop-in Hip-Hop Dance, with Al’Nicx
Bellows and Cassatt Studios

Artmaking: Garden Gnome Friends
The Studio

Board Games Bar
Lower Lobby