Join us for Crystal Bridges’ first Art Night Out for all ages, celebrating jazz throughout the museum. Renowned Kansas City jazz vocalist Lisa Henry is a featured musician, leading an interactive Jazz Storytelling performance for families and later entertaining guests in the Eleven Jazz Lounge. Enjoy dancing in the Great Hall to music by the Fayetteville Jazz Collective. We’ll have artmaking for all, film, swing dance lessons, and much more. While you’re here, breeze through the galleries to hear a superstar lineup of musicians improvising with artworks, and visit the temporary exhibition Stuart Davis: In Full Swing. Presented in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society.
Sponsored by: AMP Sign & Banner, Blue Moon Brewing Company, JTH Productions, and Simply Measured.
$15 / $12 for Crystal Bridges members/ Free for youth ages 18 and under
Tickets and more information HERE
Live Jazz Music and Swing Dancing in the Great Hall, Featuring:
Experience the permanent galleries to hear jazz instrumentalists from 6:30 to 10 pm.
Play with musical instruments, make funny noises, and hop in the photo booth in 20th Century Gallery until10 pm.
Explore your creativity with colorful collages in the art studios until10 pm.
Join the 2nd line Jazz Parade in the main lobby at 9:45 pm. Walk in the parade through the galleries with jazz trumpet players to close out the galleries.
The special exhibition, Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, is open late until11:30 pm!
Do you want a Bedtime Story? Come hear a classic bedtime tale or two with jazz from 8 to 9:30 pm in Bellows and Cassatt.
Enjoy the Eleven Jazz lounge with featured pianists on the Van Cliburn grand piano and enjoy Coaster Art sketching.
Concession stands in Eleven for food and drink, and Cash Bar in the South Lobby. Free popcorn in the corridor!
Visit the concession stand!
Curb your hunger with jazzed up carnitas tacos, veg out with poblano- cheese tamales, paint your plate with tortilla chips, guacamole & salsa, and enjoy local beer, wine & soft drinks.
Chips, Salsa/Guacamole $4
Taco or Tamale $3 each, or choice of two for $5
Let us know if you have events that would be of interest to jazz lovers!