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 fall? 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.
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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 Don Tyson Prize was established in honor of the late Don Tyson, former chairman and CEO of Tyson Foods. A jury of respected museum and academic art historians empaneled by the museum recommend for recognition an individual or institution whose work has significantly advanced knowledge in the field of American art over the course of a career. The honor carries a cash prize as well as recognition by Crystal Bridges during an event given in the recipient’s honor.
In 2012, Crystal Bridges received a $5 million endowment from the Tyson family and Tyson Foods, Inc., to establish the Tyson Scholars of American Art program and the Don Tyson Prize. Tyson Scholars is a research and residency program that helps promote the study and understanding of American art. In recent years, the prize was endowed with an additional $5 million commitment from the Tyson family and Tyson Foods, Inc.
2018 – Crystal Bridges Announces Vanessa German as the Don Tyson Prize Recipient
2016 – Crystal Bridges Announces Archives of American Art as First Recipient of the Don Tyson Prize