Museum Hosting Summer Academy June 2-5


‘Transportation: Underground to Outer Space’ Theme of Summer Academy

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 15, 2009 — The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo., announces its Summer Museum Academy, “Transportation: Underground to Outer Space,” to be held Tuesday, June 2 through Friday, June 5.

Interesting historical facts will come alive with hands-on activities involving fine arts, games, and engineering construction connected to transportation, including early trails, vehicles, roads and bridges, mining, trains and tracks, airplanes and rockets.

The museum academy is free and open to ages 3 through 15. Two sessions are available: 10 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Adult supervision is required for preschoolers. Because of limited seating, pre-registration is required for this event. Please contact Ellen Hahs at or call (573) 651-2301.

The Crisp Museum is located on Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus at 518 S. Fountain in downtown Cape Girardeau, Mo.