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? Use this page to learn about hours, parking, and what to expect while you’re here.
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.
There’s more to the museum than just the galleries— come enjoy hands-on creative fun with art classes for all ages and experience levels..
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.
Crystal Bridges internships designed to provide diverse learning opportunities for a range of students, from rising high school seniors to graduate students completing their PhDs.
Crystal Bridges internships present an invaluable opportunity to gain professional experience in the museum field first hand. In addition to working in your primary job area, all interns experience a comprehensive overview of museum departments, providing a big-picture understanding of the many museum career options available.
Join our team and receive valuable on-the-job training in an exciting and supportive environment!
Graduate and/or undergraduate students from institutions of higher education around the country may apply to fill a wide variety of internship roles available throughout the museum with a non-residential option.
Curatorial Intern | Spring 2024
Marketing Intern | Spring 2024
Museum Editorial Intern | Spring 2024
School Programs Intern | Spring 2024
Trails and Grounds Intern | Spring 2024
Protection Services Intern | Spring 2024
Special Events Co-op Intern | Spring 2024
Library and Archives Intern | Spring 20243
Inclusion and Belonging Intern | Spring 2024
Education Data Analyst and Industry Research Intern | Spring 2024
Graduate and/or undergraduate students may apply to participate in an eight- to ten-week internship in one of several museum departments. Housing and stipends are provided for out-of-area applicants. Funding for these programs has been provided by the Havner Scholarship Fund, the Mellon Foundation in conjunction with Spelman College, and Crystal Bridges in support of Fisk University.
This internship opportunity is not available at this time.
Rising Seniors attending Phillips County high schools are invited to apply for this five-week summer residential program. Residential Mentors supervise and coordinate activities for the students while in residence. If you are a Phillips County resident, see your high school counselor.
Crystal Bridges is committed to creating an institution that reflects the diversity of our region and nation. We are especially mindful of those in our community impacted by inequity due to ability, language, class, age, gender, religion, sexuality, race and ethnicity, and are working diligently to address perceived and real barriers that keep anyone from fully experiencing the museum as a guest, volunteer, or employee. To achieve true reform, we must have a diverse, highly qualified team. Crystal Bridges is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We actively encourage minority candidates to apply for this position.