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.
Coming soon to a library near you, the art lab brings artmaking, music, storytelling, and more.
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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.
The trails and museum will be closed June 6 – 8 for private events. The North Forest Trail will remain open to the public at these times.
Immerse yourself in the stories of American art and architecture at Crystal Bridges with unique virtual reality experiences. Crystal Bridges is developing a series of experiences so you can interact with the museum like never before.
What does a day look like at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art? Take this 360 virtual tour of the museum and see for yourself! Starting at the museum’s entrance, wind through the galleries and grounds, soar over the rooftops, and discover what awaits you in every space.
Did you miss State of the Art 2020 or want to relive it again? State of the Art 2020 VR is a virtual exploration of the exhibition in which users explore the artworks as they appeared in the Crystal Bridges and Momentary galleries. No matter where you are in the world, you can still experience State of the Art 2020.
Step inside the neighborhood of Kerry James Marshall’s Our Town and experience the artwork like never before. This narrated CBVR video peels back the layers of the painting to highlight new details and symbolism of this iconic artwork.
In this narrated CBVR video, dive into the layers of Glass and Bottle by Suzy Frelinghuysen and explore the complexities of depth, perception, space, and more in this artistic style known as Geometric Abstraction.
Journey into the Hudson River Valley landscape of Asher B. Durand’s Kindred Spirits, get to know its subjects, and see new layers of the painting up close like never before in this narrated CBVR video.
Take a virtual walk through the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Bachman-Wilson House like never before, including a visit to the second floor which is normally closed off to visitors.
Experience designer, inventor, and theorist R. Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome, a 50-foot structure envisioned as a prototype for efficient, economical housing, and recently reconstructed on the museum’s grounds.
Digital Innovation and Virtual Experiences supported in part by: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. and PRISMA.