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State of the Art is open! Get out of your chair, grab your friends and family, and come out to view this remarkable exhibition!

But, hey, if you can’t get here right away, we have prepared ways for you to experience State of the Art from wherever you are.

State of the Art on Your Laptop:

  • Our State of the Art mini-site has been updated with artist profiles, each of which includes a photo of the artist, an image of the work, a curatorial statement, and an artist quote.
  • Browse artworks and sort by thematic tags such as News, Nature, Place, or Story.
  • Catch up on the State of the Art blog posts.
  • Read what the media has to say wotj links to stories by such news outlets as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and ARTNews.
  • See a listing of upcoming public programming featuring visiting State of the Art artists!


State of the Art in Your Pocket:

Check out the State of the Art app! This content-rich, user-friendly app is downloadable to your Apple or Android device and includes a host of information to enhance your experience of this one-of-a-kind exhibition.


  • View images of all 227 works included in the exhibition.
  • Check out photos and catalog entries for all 102 artists.
  • Watch clips of artist interviews in their studios.
  • Explore the exhibition with a full map of both galleries, including the locations of all artworks.
  • Select your favorite artists or artworks for a customized experience.
  • Search by audio stop number, artist name, artwork title, or media recordings.
  • Share with your friends via social media.
  • Browse a listing of upcoming programs featuring visiting State of the Art artists.
  • Enjoy media extras, including Crystal Bridges blog posts and YouTube feeds.
  • PLUS:  New content added regularly, including recordings of lectures, Art Talks, additional interviews, and more!

Download today!

For Apple                   For Android


No compatible device?  No problem!
Museum guests may check out an iPod pre-loaded with the State of the Art app from Guest Services in the main lobby. Check-out is free!


State of the Art in the Cloud!

Follow @crystalbridges, or check out what other people have to say about State of the Art on Instagram and Twitter with #StateoftheArt!