The Momentary, Crystal Bridges' contemporary arts satellite, opens with performance festival, joint exhibit

February 21, 2020

Walking into Bentonville’s newest art space, it becomes apparent that The Momentary is not a typical museum.


If Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art introduced this region to a mixture of contemporary and classic art in a semitraditional setting, then The Momentary — which opens to the public Saturday — is the "grittier, messier, rebellious younger sister," jokes Olivia Walton, the venue's founding chairperson.

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