Crisp Museum to Celebrate Native American Heritage Nov. 19

by News Bureau on Monday, Nov. 07, 2011

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 7, 2011 –Southeast Missouri State University’s Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum will host an afternoon of activities highlighting the rich history of Native American culture.

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the public is invited to visit the museum from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 19.

Visitors are encouraged to stop by to learn about Native American art, music and short-stories. Hands-on activities, special presentations and demonstrations will be offered throughout the afternoon to highlight cultural connections to weather, land, water and fire. Cultural items and regalia will be on display in the museum. Food tasting will be available.

This event is free, fun for all ages and open to the public.

The Crisp Museum is located in the Cultural Arts Center at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus, 518 S. Fountain St., Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Museum hours: Tues.-Fri.: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends: 1-4 p.m. The Museum is closed Nov. 24-27. For additional information, e-mail museum@semo.edu or call (573) 651-2260.