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.
Coming soon to a library near you, the art lab brings artmaking, music, storytelling, and more.
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.
The trails and museum will be closed June 6 – 8 for private events. The North Forest Trail will remain open to the public at these times.
Help Crystal Bridges provide transformative arts experiences for all. Your gifts directly support the museum’s mission, providing meaningful support for the museum’s exhibitions, programs, and trails and grounds.
Your gift will help us continue to welcome all in celebrating the American spirit in a setting that unites the power of art with the beauty of nature.
Please note your gift does not constitute a museum membership. Learn about our membership options.
Donations to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art are 100% tax deductible.
Giving is quick and easy…and every dollar counts!
Help support Crystal Bridges programs during this challenging moment.
Help Crystal Bridges provide transformative arts experiences for all. We provide year-round programming for all ages, including lectures, performances, classes, and continuing education for K-12 teachers. Your gifts directly support the museum’s mission, providing meaningful support for the museum’s exhibitions, programs, and trails and grounds.
Give in Honor/Memory
Our Kindred Spirits community believes in a museum’s power to transform lives, and the financial support provided by these dedicated individuals enhances Crystal Bridges’ ability to increase awareness of American art—on local, national, and international stages. With gifts of $10,000 or more annually to the museum, their support is essential to growing the museum’s impact.
Learn more about Kindred Spirits
Drawing its name from one of the most admired artworks in our collection, Lantern Bearers are those who have designated Crystal Bridges as a beneficiary of their estates, helping to expand access to the arts and believing in the power of art to transform lives today…and forever.
Learn more about Planned Giving
The Next Generation Fund is an endowment program dedicated to removing the social, educational, and economic barriers that limit our community and its children from engaging in all the museum has to offer. Endowments allow our institution to continue to grow and serve our community. Funds are directed to programs and initiatives that allow unhindered public access, subsidize educational opportunities, and promote the sustainability of our trails and grounds.
Contact us about Endowments
Corporate sponsors help enhance the quality of life for their employees and their families by providing meaningful support for the museum’s most visible and impactful activities. Our corporate partners support dynamic education programs, exhibitions, culinary events, and more while enjoying significant brand visibility and an array of benefits designed to enhance employee engagement and ensure return on investment.
Contact us about corporate sponsorship
For more information on how you can help Crystal Bridges welcome all to celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the power of art with the beauty of nature, contact our Development office at (479) 418-5780.
Interested in selling, loaning, or donating a work of art? Send images and detailed information about the work to Art@CrystalBridges.org.
Contact us about General Giving