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For Families

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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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Upcoming Family-Friendly Programs

Featured Family-Oriented Programs

The Studio - families making artwork
The Studio

The Studio is open during museum hours. Stop by to make art any time!

The Studio is sponsored by Jack and Melba Shewmaker Family.

Art Activity Blogs

Activity: Make a Springtime Artwork with Pressed Flowers

Activity: Make a Springtime Artwork with Pressed Flowers

Activities & Education
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Activity: Create a Colorful Kaleidoscope

Activity: Create a Colorful Kaleidoscope

Activities & Education
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Crystal Bridges in the Classroom: Listen to a Guided Student Tour and Read a Q&A with Mr. Hoggatt
Children viewing the artwork We the People

Crystal Bridges in the Classroom: Listen to a Guided Student Tour and Read a Q&A with Mr. Hoggatt

Activities & Education At the Museum
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Activity: Create an Artwork about Friendship
Finished artwork about friendship

Activity: Create an Artwork about Friendship

Activities & Education

Learn more about Delita Martin’s work Sisters and make your own mixed media piece inspired by friendship.

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Art Activities at Home

Studio at Home

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.

Bridging the Gap

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.

Create Together

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!

Teen Council

Looking for programs for educators or adults?

See educator programs   See adult programs