Arts & Crafts



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!

Now you can sign up for single sessions! 


Join Crystal Bridges Art Instructors at the Bentonville Community Center! This month, we are inspired by animals. Join us any Monday of the month to learn more about how artists at Crystal Bridges portray animals, and create cute, crawly critters inspired by their work. Ages 10 and under welcome, ages 4 and under require a caregiver. 

Fee: Members: $10/ Non-Members: $12 

May 6th- Sun Prints 

Take a look at Frank Lloyd Wright's nature-inspired designs, then use the power of the sun to make sun prints.

Session 1: 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Session 2: 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
Session 3: 6:00pm- 7:00 pm

May 13th- Cardboard Castles 

Investigate sustainable housing with Buckminster Fuller's Fly's Eye Dome, then make cardboard constructions of your own, completed with upcycled decor. 

Session 1: 3:00pm-4:00pm
Session 2: 4:30pm-5:30pm
Session 3: 6:00pm-7:00pm

May 20th- Stick Sculpting 

Discover a sculpture that looks like it's made of sticks and learn more about the bronze-casting technique. In this class, we will be creating stick sculptures of our own, beautified with yarn, pompoms, buttons, and more.  

Session 1: 3:00pm-4:00pm
Session 2: 4:30pm-5:30pm
Session 3: 6:00pm-7:00pm