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 winter? 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.
Check out our lineup of art classes for kids ages 5 to 13.
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!
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Trails and Grounds open daily sunrise to sunset
Crystal Bridges programs family-friendly events, workshops, tours, concerts, and more throughout the year. Stay tuned to this page for recommendations of opportunities for your family to engage with Crystal Bridges!
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The Studio is open during museum hours. Stop by to make art any time!
The Studio is sponsored by Jack and Melba Shewmaker Family.
There’s always something fun and engaging to do at Crystal Bridges! We offer both virtual and in-person tours as well as weekend artmaking activities.
Designed for youth and adults to make art with each other. Get inspired to create collaborative artmaking activities.
Join us in reminiscing on our first decade by browsing meaningful memories submitted by students and educators who have enjoyed the museum’s free school programs.
Learn about Louise Bourgeois’s sculpture Maman, and get inspired to weave a wonderful web!
Learn about Will Barnet’s work Summer Night, then make a pop-up book inspired by the painting.
Learn about David Esterly’s Dr. Compton’s Letter Rack, then make a collage portrait based on items found in your backpack!
Stuck at home? Join our Museum Educators in their home studios to learn creative artmaking inspired by artwork at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
These brief, interactive videos connect works of art from the Crystal Bridges collection to a variety of subjects and are intended for use in online classrooms to enhance the teaching and learning.
Join Crystal Bridges educators to make collaborative art projects inspired by our collection and meet with local artists to further explore a medium or theme!
The Crystal Bridges Teen Council is a teen-led group of creators/advocates with an interest in art and community engagement. We learn about art and the museum, plan events, collaborate with artists, work toward social justice, and create new ways for the Northwest Arkansas community to experience Crystal Bridges.
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