Arts & Crafts

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Build imagination, creativity, and a love for art! Learn about works of art, and explore new art-making materials and techniques with hands-on projects in the studio. All supplies are provided!

My Grown Up & Me! (Ages 2 - 4)

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$40 members/$50 non-members (child with an adult/three sessions)

Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Get a feel for art! Play with textures found in artworks at Crystal Bridges, then use mixed media materials like feathers, sandpaper, fabric, and canvas to create artwork that must be touched.

Playful Patterns- Clap a pattern, count a pattern, and wear your favorite pattern! Have tons of fun painting, gluing, and stamping shapes and lines inspired by patterns made by artists found in Crystal Bridges' special exhibition Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now. 

Date: November 5th, 12th, 26th (9:30am-10:30am) 

Sensory Art -Experience art with all of your senses! Make art that creates sound, has yummy scents, and feels fantastic, including art materials like whipped topping, fruit drink mixes, and cocoa bean shells! 

Date: December 3rd, 10th, 17th (9:30am-10:30am) 

Preschool Art! (Ages 4 - 5)

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$40 members/ $50 non-members for three sessions

Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio.
Get a feel for art! Play with textures found in artworks at Crystal Bridges, then use mixed media materials like feathers, sandpaper, fabric, and canvas to create artwork that must be touched.

Playful Patterns-Clap a pattern, count a pattern, and wear your favorite pattern! Have tons of fun painting, gluing, and stamping shapes and lines inspired by patterns made by artists found in Crystal Bridges' special exhibition Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now.

Date: November 5th, 12th, 26th (11:00am-12:00pm) 

Sensory Art- Experience art with all of your senses! Make art that creates sound, has yummy scents, and feels fantastic, including art materials like whipped topping, fruit drink mixes, and cocoa bean shells! 

Date: December 3rd, 10th, 17th (11:00am-12:00pm) 

Afterschool Art! (Ages 5-12) 

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Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Make art inspired by the outdoors!  See how artists depict nature through artworks featured in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection. Draw flowers like Georgia O’Keeffe, create colorful landscapes inspired by Marsden Hartley, and more! All supplies provided.

$40 members/ $50 non-members per session

Sculpt-Discover artists that work in three-dimentions, including artists from our special exhibtion, Native Voices. We will use clay, model magic, wire, and upcycled materials to create artworks that jumps off the page!

Date: November 5th, 12th, 26th (4:00pm-5:30pm) 

Ready, Set, Draw!- Calling all doodlers! Join us this December for a month of drawing. Each week we will study a new artist from the Crystal Bridges permenant collection, then practice the techniques we found using different drawing materials including charcoal, colored pencils, scratchboard, and even drawing onto styrofoam. 

Date: December 3rd, 10th, 17th (4:00pm-5:30pm) 

Homeschool Art! (Ages 5-12) 

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Join Crystal Bridges art instructors for Monday children’s classes at the Bentonville Community Center studio. Make art inspired by the outdoors!  See how artists depict nature through artworks featured in Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection. Draw flowers like Georgia O’Keeffe, create colorful landscapes inspired by Marsden Hartley, and more! All supplies provided.

$40 members/ $50 non-members per session

Stellar Sculptures- Learn all about sculpture at Crystal Bridges, including artwork from our special exhibition Native Voices. Use clay, Model Magic, wire, and cardboard to create your own spectacular sculptures.

Date: November 5th, 12th, 26th (2:00pm-3:30pm) 

Drawn to Greatness- Do you love drawing? This class is for you! Each week we will discover an artist from Crystal Bridges, then experiment with different drawing materials, including charcoal, colored pencils, scratchboard, and even drawing onto styrofoam! 

Date: December 3rd, 10th, 17th (2:00pm-3:30pm) 

Adult Art Classes-Still Life Drawing  

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Led by Crystal Bridges' instructors, join us for an evening practicing the essential elements of drawing! Whether you're an experienced artist, or are discovering still life sketching for the first time, this class will provide the basic instruction in the classic art of capturing interesting compositions and sharpening your creative skills. A variety of drawing materials will be provided.

$10 members/ $13 non-members per session

All classes are individual, no multiple week sessions.

  •  October 25, 6:30-8:30pm
  •  November 8, 6:30-8:30pm
  •  November 29, 6:30-8:30pm
  •  December 6, 6:30-8:30pm
  •  December 20, 6:30-8:30pm