Museum Offering Free Youth Workshops During Spring Semester


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 15, 2009 — The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum has announced its lineup of free youth workshops Tuesdays at the Museum to be held during the spring 2009 semester at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

Classes will be offered at 10 a.m. and at 2 and 4 p.m. on the following days:

Jan. 20 – What Are Civil Rights?

Jan. 27 – Ups and Downs with Topography

Feb. 3 – Creative Cards

Feb. 10 – A Sharecropper’s Story

Feb. 17 – Color Value in Realism Feb. 24 – Pointillism March 3 – Art as a Metaphor March 17 – Eroding the Banks

March 31 – Ancient Faces April 7 – Art Gallery Scavenger Hunt April 14 – Art Recycled

April 21 – Behind the Scenes at the Museum April 28 – Art of Steven Poster

Visit the Museum’s Web site at to find out more about all the educational programs offered through the Crisp Museum. Pre-registration is required, and can be made by contacting Ellen Hahs, curator of education, at (573) 651-2301.