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Winter Break Wonders

Class/Workshop
Museum-wide
FREE
No Ticket Required
HOLIDAY HOURS: Crystal Bridges will close early at 2 p.m. on December 24 (Christmas Eve) and be closed December 25 (Christmas Day).

HORARIO POR DÍAS FESTIVOS: Crystal Bridges cerrará a las 2:00 p.m. el 24 de diciembre (Nochebuena) y permanecerá cerrado el 25 de diciembre (Navidad).

Make memories at the museum over the holiday break as you create with artists, make cozy collages and projects in the studios, and watch performances together as a family.
Join us for special activities each afternoon, including artmaking, creative play, movement activities, in-gallery experiences, visits by nature experts and local artists, and more.

Check out the schedule below for a full list of activities by day. See you there!

Free, no tickets required. Drop by anytime.

a mom enjoys making paper crowns with four children outside on walker landing
Photo by Ironside Photography / Stephen Ironside.

Activities by Day

Thurs, December 21
11 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Snow Globes and Beaded Snowflakes | Durand & Estes Studios

1 – 4 PM

Nature Partner: Jay Schneider | The Studio
Family Activity: ReWild the Child | Bellows & Cassatt Rooms

Fri, December 22
11 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Snowflake Quilt | Durand & Estes Studios
Gallery Bingo | Garrison Lobby

1 – 4 PM

Nature Partner: Jay Schneider | The Studio

2 – 4 PM

Yoga with Yoga Story | Bellows & Cassatt Rooms

Sat, December 23
11 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Snowflake Quilt | Durand & Estes Studios
Artmaking: Ice Twirler | Bellows & Cassatt

1 – 4 PM

Portrait Fun: NWA Caricatures | Lower Lobby
Live Music: Ovations Performance | Museum Lobby

Sun, December 24
10 AM – 2 PM

Winter Scavenger Hunt | Garrison Lobby
Stop by Guest Services to pick up a scavenger hunt, then return with a finished sheet to claim your prize!

Closed: Mon, December 25
Closed: Tues, December 26
Wed, December 27
11 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Snow Globes | Bellows & Cassatt Rooms
Gallery Bingo | Garrison Lobby

1 – 4 PM

Family Workshop: Fiber Arts with Sally Ball | Durand & Estes Studios

Thurs, December 28
11 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Snowflake Quilt | Durand & Estes
Gallery Bingo | Garrison Lobby

1 – 4 PM

Art of Fun Puppet Show | Bellows & Cassatt
U of A Museum: Natural History and Button Making with Laurel Lamb | The Studio

Fri, December 29
11 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Beaded Snowflake | Bellows & Cassatt Rooms
Artmaking: Snowflake Quilt | Durand & Estes Studios

1 – 4 PM

Portrait Fun: NWA Caricatures | Lower Lobby

2 – 4 PM

Movement Class: NWA Ballet | Great Hall

Sat, December 30
10 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Snow Globes | Durand & Estes Studios

1 – 4 PM

Square Dancing with Steve Green + Ozark Footsong | Great Hall

1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 PM

Gallery Story Tour | Garrison Lobby

Sun, December 31
11 AM – 3 PM

Noon Year’s Eve | Museumwide

Mon, January 1
11 AM – 4 PM

Artmaking: Icicles Ttwirlers | Durand & Estes Studios
Resolution-Sketching | Main Galleries
Artmaking: Winter Wind Chimes | Bellows & Cassatt Rooms

2 – 2:40 PM

Magic Show with George Reader | Great Hall