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.
There’s more to the museum than just the galleries— come enjoy hands-on creative fun with art classes for all ages and experience levels.
Find opportunities to give and keep art accessible to all, become a member, or join our team.
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.
Offering delicious cuisine, stunning architecture, and exciting programming, there is something for everyone to enjoy. We’re open for coffee, lunch, and Bar and Bites. No reservations are needed.
Featuring modern American comfort food that is equal parts welcoming, delicious, and inspirational. No reservations required.
Wednesday–Monday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Enjoy crafted small plates, coordinated cocktails, and delicious wines with stunning views in Eleven. Take advantage of our weeknight happy hour specials: Half-price beer and wine ($3 beer, $4 house wine, $1 soda and iced tea) Thursday-Friday, 4 to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday nights, 4 to 8 p.m.
Enjoy a seasonal, five-course menu created by Executive Chef Timothy Ordway and team in this elegant, curated dinner experience.
Select Thursday and Friday nights, seatings at 5 & 6 p.m.
Reservations for 5 p.m. Reservations for 6 p.m.
Our specially trained baristas use only the highest quality espresso and coffee from Onyx Coffee Lab. In addition to offering a small assortment of pastries, guests may also pick up a quick lunch at the coffee bar with our Grab-and-Go items.
Regular museum hours
Chef Ordway brings his passion for caring for others through food and unique experiences to Crystal Bridges & The Momentary. He has spent 16 years gathering experience in various celebrated restaurants and hotels throughout the Charlotte, North Carolina area. Honing his technical skills and developing his culinary creativity, he attended Johnson & Wales University where he graduated in 2013.
Prior to joining Crystal Bridges & The Momentary, Chef Ordway was Executive Chef at The River Grille which features new American cuisine, specializing in seasonal foods produced from local farms and representing a variety of cultures in America. The River Grille afforded Chef Ordway the opportunity to expand his interest in the local food scene and develop personal relationships with farmers as well as a strong foot hold to leap forward in his creative process.
Chef Ordway sought relocation to the NWA area to establish roots and build a family. He currently lives in Bentonville with his wife Haley and daughter Evelyn. Bentonville allows Chef Ordway the pathway to continue to explore his creative passion for the culinary industry finding the food community in Bentonville, to be young, Chef and Farmer focused, and exploding.