Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Women in Art’ Panel

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Feb. 26, 2010 – “Women in Art,” will be the topic discussed by a panel of Southeast Missouri State University’s art faculty on March 5 to celebrate Women’s History Month.

This hour-long discussion begins at 3:30 p.m. in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum. The panel includes Louise Bodenheimer, Emily Booth, Kristin Powers Nowlin, Pat Reagan and Kathy Smith, who will explore the role women have played in art and its history, from being subjects in art to becoming artists in their own right. The panel will also discuss the changes they have experienced as artists throughout their careers. A catered reception will follow the lecture.

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum and Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society are hosting this event.

The Crisp Museum is located in the Cultural Arts Center at the River Campus,518 S. Fountain St., Cape Girardeau, Mo. Museum hours are Tues. through Fri.: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends: 1 to 4 p.m. For additional information, visit http://www.semo.edu/museum/   or call (573) 651-2260.