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Winter Break Wonders

Party
Bellows/Cassatt Rooms Durand/Estes Rooms Great Hall
FREE
No Ticket Required
A masked man and child artmaking in the museum

Make memories at the museum over your school break as you create with artists, make cozy collages and projects in the studios, and listen to fun music together as a family. Join us for special activities each afternoon, including artmaking, creative play, paper icicles, winter wind chimes, movement activities, art carts, visits by nature experts and local artists, and more.

Free, no registration required.

Holiday Hours

Crystal Bridges will be closing early on December 24, Christmas Eve, at 3 p.m., and will be closed on December 25, Christmas Day. Otherwise, the museum will maintain its regular hours. The trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

  • Friday, December 24 (Christmas Eve): Closing Early, 11 am to 3 pm
  • Saturday, December 25 (Christmas Day): Closed

Activities By Day

Monday, December 20

1 – 3 pm

  • Art Cart (Cross Pollination Exhibition, Modern Art Galleries)

1 – 4 pm

  • Paper Icicles (The Studio)
  • Beaded Snowflakes (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Yoga with Erin Lorenzen (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
  • What’s Happening on the Grounds? (Walker Landing)
Wednesday, December 22

1 – 3 pm

  • Art Cart (Cross Pollination Exhibition, Modern Art Galleries)

1 – 4 pm

  • Cozy Collages (The Studio)
  • Winter Wind Chimes (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Zumba with Claudia Aguilar (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
  • What’s Happening on the Grounds? (Walker Landing)
Thursday, December 23

1 – 3 pm

  • Art Cart (Cross Pollination Exhibition, Modern Art Galleries)

1 – 4 pm

  • Beaded Snowflakes (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Paper Icicles (Bellows & Cassatt)
  • Seashell Exploration with the University of Arkansas Museum (The Studio)
Friday, December 24

1 – 3 pm

  • Cozy Collages (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Studio Demo: Sally Ball (The Studio)
  • Hip Hop with Al’ Nicx (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
Sunday, December 26

2 pm

  • Performance

1 – 4 pm

  • Cozy Collages (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Winter Wind Chimes (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
  • Nature Exploration with Jay Schneider (The Studio)
Monday, December 27

1 – 4 pm

  • Winter Wind Chimes (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
  • Weaving with Sally Ball (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Nature Exploration with Jay Schneider (The Studio)
Wednesday, December 29

1 – 4 pm

  • Paper Icicles (The Studio)
  • Beaded Snowflakes (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Zumba with Claudia Aguilar (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
Thursday, December 30

1 – 3 pm

  • Art Cart (Cross Pollination Exhibition, Modern Art Galleries)

1 – 4 pm

  • Winter Wind Chimes (The Studio)
  • Cozy Collages (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Zumba with Claudia Aguilar (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
Friday, December 31

11 am – 3 pm

  • Noon Years Eve (Museumwide)
Saturday, January 1

2 pm

  • Fishin’ Magicians (Great Hall)

1 – 4 pm

  • Paper Icicles (The Studio)
  • Cozy Collages (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Sugar Creek Astronomical Society (Walker Landing)
  • Tai Chi with Terrence Lee (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
Sunday, January 2

1 – 4 pm

  • Winter Wind Chimes (Durand & Estes Studios)
  • Tai Chi with Terrence Lee (Bellows & Cassatt Studios)
  • Nature Exploration with Jay Schneider (The Studio)

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.