Art Resources and Activities for All Ages
Looking for virtual artmaking and learning opportunities? You’ll find exciting online resources here to spark creativity and critical thinking for kids, adults, teachers, and more.
Friday Nights on the Lawn
Grab your family and your face coverings and join us for a night out on the North Lawn! Every Friday evening, Crystal Bridges offers a free, family-friendly concert or performance and an art activity. Learn more here.
My Museum Kits
With My Museum Kit, learn more about artworks at Crystal Bridges and create your own works of art! These themed kits come with all the art supplies you need to let your imagination run free. Learn more here.
Virtual Family Day
Since we can’t see you in person, we’ve teamed up with the Amazeum, Trike Theatre, the Museum of Native American History, the Museum of Discovery, and local creatives to bring you exciting projects for the whole family.
Bridging the Gap: A Series of Digital Art Engagements
These brief, interactive videos connect works of art from the Crystal Bridges collection to a variety of subjects and are intended for use at home and in your online classroom. Watch the interactive videos here!
Studio at Home
Stuck at home? Join our museum educators in their home studios to make creative projects inspired by artwork at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
Classroom Connections are resources that connect specific works of art in the Crystal Bridges collections with school curricula and offer suggestions for lessons and activities in the classroom and at home. View all of the Classroom Connections here!
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Art Activities at Home
Check out these recent Crystal Bridges blogs for creative art projects, perfect for at-home extension activities:
Teachers and Schools
Crystal Bridges provides learners of all ages relevant, curriculum-based programming that supports classroom learning. The programs encompass student tours, workshops, professional development for educators, curriculum connections and in-depth learning through technology.
Crystal Bridges is committed to helping teachers learn about American art so they will feel comfortable using artworks from the museum’s permanent collection to supplement their classroom curriculum in a variety of subjects.
Crystal Bridges offers a variety of tours to engage students of all grade levels and abilities, and connect to classroom practice. The museum’s collection encompasses 300 years of American art.
Crystal Bridges is committed to furthering the study of American art and material culture. The museum has partnered with visionary sponsors to create two Fellowship programs - one for pre- and post-doctoral scholars and one for high school educators - that encourage and support scholarship based on our permanent collection and library holdings.