education

Education

Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum

Southeast Missouri State University • 518 S. Fountain St. • Cape Girardeau, Mo
Spring/Summer 2018
The museum is closed on Mondays and March 30-April 1, May 26-28 and July 4.

Make & Take Activities (While supplies last, free, drop in)

  • Sept. 7, 2018 Origami 4-8 p.m.
    The art of paper folding will be demonstrated and steps can be followed in sequence to make interesting creations.
  • Oct. 5, 2018 Under the Influence of Art 4-8 p.m.
    Participants will be using art to create a narrative to portray their concept, belief or feeling toward a topic they choose.
  • Nov. 2, 2018 Comic Art Originals 4-8 p.m
    Youth, ages 5-15 may submit their original comic character for consideration in Crisp Museum's Youth Comic Art exhibit. Contest entry page pick-up will be October 23-Nov. 2, weekends 1-4 p.m. and Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Submissions are due back by Nov. 3 at Noon. All original character entries will be displayed Nov. 3-Jan. 27.
  • Dec. 7, 2018 Comic Me 4-8 p.m.
    Describe your special powers and turn yourself into a comic character in a drawing you make yourself, or have our character artist draw you.
  • March 1, 2019 Design Repetition 4-8 p.m.
    Use scale techniques to resize and position changes to shift an object that is repeated in your own original design.
  • April 5, 2019 3-D Forms with Value Changes 4-8 p.m.
    Light and dark color changes can create the optical illusion of 3-D on a 2-D surface.
  • May 3, 2019 (TBA) 4-8 p.m.

Historic Tuesday Talks, 7 p.m.

Please check again later for updates

Events

  • Arts & Crafts
    Tuesdays and Wednesdays • 1-4 p.m.
    Pre-registration and Fee required ($5/single class or $100/year of classes, workshops by contracted teaching artists are not included) • supplies provided or bring your own • adults only
    Space is limited. Beginner and novice level lessons involve a variety of mediums such as painting, drawing, fibers, printmaking, jewelry and multimedia. Activities will introduce art vocabulary along with knowledge of color theory and some art history. Individual participants learn to use the materials. Not everyone makes the same art. Realism, representational, plein air, abstract, expressionism and narrative are styles can be explored in this group setting.
  • Drawing Still Life and Figure with Craig Thomas
    (TBA for 2018)
    *registration $25 • supplies required • age 15 and up
    Local teaching artist, Craig Thomas, will lead his drawing class through a variety of processes that teach them to see as an artist. Gain experience by seeing how he starts from a blank page then builds with line, plane and form to make a finished representational drawing. Learn how to get correct proportion by using visual comparison with what is in front of you as your subject. The participants will be supervised by Thomas during their own drawing practice time in this class. The drawing goal is to make a likeness and/or capture a mood. This class is for beginners and up.
  • Presentation by Dr. Lee-Distefano on a Cuban Artist
    Sept. 28
  • Film Screening: Buena Vista Social Club
    Sept. 28
    Following the presentation by Dr. Lee-Distefano
  • Cape Girardeau Heritage Days
    Oct 6 & 7
    10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 3 Mini-Comic Con 9 a.m-4 p.m.
    This Family Day is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free event includes vendors, game room, cosplay, artists’ displays and a youth comic character drawing contest, and is being held in partnership with Cape Comic Con.
    Youth Comic Character Contest judging at Noon and works displayed through Jan. 27. (Contest entry page pick-up is Oct. 23-Nov. 2 weekends 1-4 p.m. and Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Ages 5-15 may submit the entry page of their original character for consideration in Crisp Museum's Youth Comic Character Contest. All original character entries will be displayed Nov. 3-Jan. 27.)
  • Winter in Waterolor
    Jan. 3 1-4 p.m. for ages 50+
    Supplies provided, drop in event.
  • Drawing Workshop: Facial Features
    Jan. 10 and 17 from 6-8 p.m.
    $10 • *must preregister by April 3 • supplies provided • ages 18+
    Participants will be introduced to intricacies of facial differences and observation of comparison.
  • Family Day: Colorworx 1-4 p.m.
    Feb. 16
    Participants will create colorful works using a variety of mediums at several craft/art stations. Supplies provided, drop in event.
  • Spring in Color 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for ages 50+
    Mar. 21 and 28
    $10 Fee and preregistration due by March 14
    Teaching artist will demonstrate and lead participants in use of supplies to create images/designs to represent spring. Supplies provided.
  • Pysanka Eggs with Barbara Duncan
    April 9, 2019 from 1-4 p.m.
    April 10 from 1-4 p.m. or 4:30-7:30 p.m. (only one day/one session needed)
    $5 • *must preregister by April 3 • supplies provided • age 9 and up
    Ukrainian Egg Decorating Participants will learn the rich history of legends, superstition, folklore and symbolism as they complete a Pysanka egg with rich dyes and meaningful designs using a wax resist process.
  • Museum Summer Academy
    June 4-7
    TBA, please check back
  • Arts Festival 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    June 15
    River Campus hosts a day full of entertainment, programs and activities in Art, Music, Dance, Theater and more during this free event. Food and fine art vendors will have booths. Drop in event.
  • Summer in Color 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for ages 50+
    June 21 and 28
    $10 Fee and preregistration due by June 14
    Teaching artist will demonstrate and lead participants in use of supplies to create images/designs to represent summer. Supplies provided.

Staff

*All events take place in the Crisp Museum and are free and open to the public, unless noted.

To register or for more information contact us by email museum@semo.edu or call (573) 651-2260.

Contact

573.651.2260
museum@semo.edu
River Campus, 175 Cultural Arts Center
Crisp Museum
One University Plaza, MS 7875
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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