A year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions enhances the guest experience of the museum’s permanent collection by providing opportunities to enjoy traveling exhibitions from other institutions, or special presentations of artworks from our own and other museum galleries, organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
After The Last Supper
July 11, 2020 - March 28, 2021
This free, focus exhibition puts a spotlight on a single work from the Crystal Bridges collection: Devorah Sperber’s After the Last Supper (2005).
State of the Art 2020
February 22 - November 2
This exhibition continues the journey launched in State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now (2014), with a new batch of artists. On view at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary.
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…
February 8 - July 13
Featuring 90+ artworks including photographs, sculptures, and mixed media, Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… is the first comprehensive survey of this acclaimed and award-winning artist’s career.
Ansel Adams: In Our Time
September 19, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Take a trip across the American West through the lens of Ansel Adams and more than 20 contemporary photographers whose modern-day environmental concerns point directly to Adams’s legacy.
February 6 - May 10, 2021
Featuring over 90 works in ceramics, fiber, wood, metal, glass, and more, Crafting America presents an inclusive story of American craft from the 1940s to today, featuring artists such as Ruth Asawa, Sheila Hicks, and Faith Ringgold.