Pencil Drawing of Bentonville, AR

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is a new and exciting addition to Bentonville, Arkansas. Crystal Bridges takes its name from Crystal Spring—a natural spring on the Museum’s wooded site that feeds into the Museum ponds. Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection spans five centuries of American masterworks. Besides the art galleries, the complex includes a library, hands-on experience art studios, and a restaurant. More than three miles of walking and biking trails extend through the Museum’s 120-acre grounds. Crystal Bridges is open Monday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 AM to 6 PM; Wednesday and Friday from 11 AM to 9 PM. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, as well as Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The trails are open sunrise to sunset every day. The general admission to Crystal Bridges is sponsored by Walmart. There is no cost to view the Museum’s permanent collections. Crystal Bridges is a nonprofit organization focused solely on creating a world-class museum for the benefit of the public. The Museum was founded by Alice Walton. To purchase a Bentonville print, check out