Color and fabric have been the constant guiding elements in Susan Tinker’s life as a weaver, seamstress, quilter, and painter. Dying silk is a simple progression of this timeless practice. Each silk charmeuse scarf is painted or printed with the best French silk dyes. Tinker will be demonstrating her silk-painting technique throughout the day. Come and select a personal piece of art that you can wear with anything! Free, no registration required.
Yoga Story’s Cindee Joslin leads an uplifting outdoor group class uniting the power of art with the beauty of nature. Enjoy this mind/body experience in the Museum’s Great Hall, complemented by views of Crystal Bridges’ ponds, forest, and architecture. Participants should bring their own yoga mat and dress appropriately. $5 (Free for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Join us on the first and third Mondays of each month for this adult Figure Drawing class to draw from a clothed model. Whether you’ve always had a love for figure drawing or are trying it for the first time, you’ll enjoy an afternoon drawing with other guests at the Museum. Participants must be 14 and older. A variety of drawing materials will be provided, and model poses will include both shorter warm-up poses and longer poses. All materials are provided. $10 (Free for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Youthful origami enthusiasts are invited to meet in the Walmart Community Room of Bentonville Public Library to share skills in the art of folding paper. Origami can help children concentrate, follow instructions and practice patience as they create various models. All skill levels are welcome. For students entering grades 1-6. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816.
Join us on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month for this adult figure drawing class with a nude model. A variety of drawing materials will be provided, and model poses will include both shorter warm-up poses and longer poses. Participants must be 18 or older. (Note: Figure Drawing sessions with a clothed model are offered on the first and third Mondays of each month, and are open to participants ages 14 and up; please check the calendar for dates and time.) $10 (Free for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.
Crystal Bridges Members are invited to a Meet and Greet with Bass Pro Shops founder John Morris in the Great Hall prior to a public lecture at 7 p.m. Separate registration required for the lecture. Free, register online or by calling the Member Priority Line at 479.418.5728.
John Morris, the founder of Bass Pro Shops, shares his love of fishing and the evolution of this leisure sport. Inspired by the exhibition Fish Stories: Early Images of American Game Fish. Sponsored by Del Monte Foods. $10 ($8 for Members), register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335
Talented Singer/Songwriter Carter Sampson will be joining us at Oven & Tap! She will be entertaining us with some red dirt and Americana tunes.
Come help us select Ports to carry in YOUR local Gallery & Wine Bar! Limited seating so call for reservations. $15.00 for a lovely sampling of the 'nectar of the Gods" ....think outside the square.... Call 479.464.9463 to save a seat!!