Crystal Bridges is open Wed. through Mon. with free, timed tickets required.

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Crystal Bridges is open Wed. through Mon. with free, timed tickets required.

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Your Crystal Bridges Wedding

2020 Winter Event Packages
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Winter Party Packages at Crystal Bridges

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art features some of the most unique and elegant event venues in Northwest Arkansas, offering rehearsal dinners, wedding and reception packages perfect for the couple who wants to create a day they’ll never forget. Your guests can enjoy breathtaking views of Crystal Bridges’ ponds and landscapes from the glass-enclosed Great Hall or the Eleven restaurant bridge, dance the night away on the spacious outdoor Walker Landing, and celebrate alongside the Art Trail on the museum’s South Lawn, surrounded by native Ozark forest. Your guests also have the unique opportunity to experience the Museum’s breathtaking collection of American art.

The museum also offers a variety of rooms for business meetings and parties. This unique venue provides an ideal setting that is peaceful yet energizing.

Basic facilities rental information is outlined here, but your event may be fully customized to suit your specific needs. Our professional team of Special Events representatives will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your event runs seamlessly and within your budget.

Wedding & Reception Venues

Our list of available wedding venues can be transformed into any layout you dream up. Venues are interchangeable for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions:

Indoor Venues


Outdoor Venues

The Frank Lloyd Wright House Lawn

The long swath of green lawn leading up to the stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright makes an excellent setting for an intimate gathering. Set off from the South Lawn by a line of trees and native plantings, and flanked on one side by a stacked-stone wall and the Ozark forest, this space has a private feel perfect for a lawn ceremony or reception. Please note: the Bachman-Wilson House is not available for rental, and is not opened for private events.

Capacity

160 – for a seated dinner
200 – for a reception



Trail Weddings

Get married in your favorite space on Crystal Bridges’ trails and grounds, separate from the listed trail shelters. Permits, subject to approved by Special Events are for brief (under 30 minutes) ceremonies with no more than 10 people. Other facilities can be available for reception rentals after the ceremony.

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Packages and Amenities

Depending on the wedding package you’re interested in, Crystal Bridges will also provide additional amenities on top of the ones listed above.

Want to make your wedding day extra special and unique? Let your wedding guests enjoy private gallery tours through the museum and enjoy High South cuisine catering from our team of top chefs from our restaurant, Eleven.

Need any help securing rentals, photography, entertainment, or something else? Instead of blindly searching in a sea of vendors, our team will work closely with your professional wedding planner to choose the right team for your wedding day. Our specialized staff has connections with the top vendors and planners in the area and can help make introductions and coordinate logistics with all vendors you select.

Ready to take the next step? Our team of experienced professionals will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your event runs seamlessly. We’re looking forward to curating the wedding of your dreams. Give us a call at 479.657.2395.

*Customizable based on wedding package and budget.
**From in house inventory; inquire with coordinator for details

These amenities are INCLUDED in the rental cost:

  • A caterer/chef for exclusive Crystal Bridges catering*
  • An onsite coordinator
  • Complimentary food/beverage tasting
  • Access to the museum’s art galleries; private viewings available for your guests
  • For Photography: access to our grounds and indoor common areas
  • Tables, chairs **
  • Dishes, flatware, glassware **
  • Decor (vases, pillars, candles, lanterns, etc.) **
  • Party lighting
  • Wait staff
  • A/V tech and support
  • Complimentary wifi
  • Labor (set-up; break-down)
  • Cake cutting service
  • Preferred parking for Bridal Party