Crisp Museum to Host Women’s Day of Art


by News Bureau on Thursday, Aug. 08, 2013

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 9, 2013 – Women’s Day of Art is being hosted by the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 20 at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

Those who attend the classes will create make and take art or view demonstrations and be given instructions to complete at home. Guest artists will teach classes around the theme “Let Yourself Go.” The activities introduced are easy to learn just by watching. Classes include printmaking, collage, candle making, tissue card, bottle décor, spoon flower, paper beads and wire wrapped pendants.

Classes begin at 9 a.m. and last until 4 p.m. with a lunch at noon. Attendees are asked to bring their own lunches. The museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with hands-on activity booths open. Booths include dip art, brush calligraphy, zap dried flowers, stamping and quilling paper.

Demonstrations at lunch will show how to combine, display and use some of the art you have created.

This event is free and open to the public. Spaces are limited. To register, call (573) 651-2260. Registration closes at 4 p.m. Aug. 16.

Crisp Museum offers adult classes every Tuesday. Visit to view the current list.

The Crisp Museum is located in the Cultural Arts Center at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus, located at 518 S. Fountain St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo. For more information, call (573) 651-2260 or email