Museum Exhibitions

Museum Exhibitions


North Forest Lights

October 26, 2019 - February 16, 2020

Don't miss this nighttime multimedia experience unlike anything Crystal Bridges has ever presented before.

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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.

On View


Crystals in Art: Ancient to Today

October 12, 2019 - January 6, 2020

Crystals, one of the world’s most enigmatic natural materials, transcends time, the visible, and the invisible through a variety of art media in this new exhibition by Crystal Bridges that features crystal artworks dating back to Ancient Egypt up to today.

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Yayoi Kusama - Infinity Mirrored Room – My Heart is Dancing into the Universe
Yayoi Kusama - Infinity Mirrored Room – My Heart is Dancing into the Universe

Permanent Collection

Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrored Room is a new installation experience in the Crystal Bridges collection.

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Focus Exhibitions

A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

August 31, 2019 - March 10, 2020

This free, focus exhibition provides a guided walk through an ever-changing, seasonal forest by artists who love, analyze, or retreat to the woods.

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Small Talk

October 26, 2019 - March 3, 2020

This free, focus exhibition considers how artists employ text within their work.

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Upcoming Exhibitions


Portraits of Courage

December 21, 2019 - January 20, 2020

Don’t miss this free, special exhibition which brings together portraits of veterans painted by President George W. Bush.

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Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal…

February 8 - April 20, 2020

Featuring 70 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.

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State of the Art 2020

February 22 - May 24, 2020

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.

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Ansel Adams: In Our Time

May 23 - September 7, 2020

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.

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Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere

July 4 - October 11, 2020

Journey back in time through this impressive collection of Paul Revere's original engravings, silver objects, and other surprising artifacts.

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Craft (working title)

October 10, 2020 - February 1, 2021

Featuring over 90 works in ceramics, fiber, wood, metal, glass, and more, Craft presents an inclusive story of American craft from the 1940s to today, featuring artists such as Ruth Asawa, Sheila Hicks, and Faith Ringgold.

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