Museum Hosting ‘Family Day: Artist Issues’

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 25, 2009 – The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus in Cape Girardeau will host “Family Day: Artist Issues” from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 in  the museum.

Visitors are invited to drop by the Crisp Museum and explore the fine art exhibition, “Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts.”

 “Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Guild Hall Museum” was organized by the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, N.Y., in association with Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, Calif.

Throughout the day, visitors may learn how artists deal with the issues they face when deciding what to create and other problems when developing art.  Visitors also will enjoy hands-on art activities available, including paintings and cards that move.  A presentation that introduces ways of making art that impacts the environment in a friendly way, titled “Art Going Green,” will be shown in the Crisp Museum theatre.

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum is the sponsor of this exhibition. Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (573) 651-2260. The Crisp Museum is located on Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus, at 518 S. Fountain, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.