COVID-19 Information

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Crisp Museum

Crisp Museum is currently open weekdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and weekends 1-4 p.m. 
Visit our Education link and Exhibitions link for an up to date list of activities and events.

Face coverings are to be worn by most people older than 9 in almost all public spaces and gatherings throughout Cape Girardeau county until further notice by Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Board of Directors.
Social distancing and directional traffic flow is in use.
Click for COVID-19 Campus Update.

Crisp Museum is located inside Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus in the Cultural Arts Center Building at 518 S. Fountain St., Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701. Admission is free. Southeast Missouri's heritage is highlighted in an informative video. To schedule tours email or call (573) 651-2660.

Summer Hours: July 6 thru August 16, 2020 weekdays open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. 1-4 p.m. 
Fall Hours:  August 17-December 22 weekdays 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. 1-4 p.m.
Extended hours of operation occur on First Fridays 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and for certain events.
Closed Nov. 25-27, Dec. 1, Dec. 24-Jan. 1, 2021, Jan. 18,  April 2-4, and May 29-31


    River Campus Announces 2020-2021 Season Lineup

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus announces the event lineup for a remarkable season of music, art, theatre and dance during the 2020-2021 season. The 14th River Campus season invites patrons to enjoy an extensive variety of visual and performing arts events by Southeast’s departments of music, art and design, The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory [...]

    Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Acrylic Abstract with Texture’ Make and Take Activity March 6-7

    The Rosemary Berkel Crisp and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will host an “Acrylic Abstract with Texture” Make and Take Activity as part of Cape Girardeau’s First Friday with the Arts activities March 6 from 4-8 p.m. The event will be repeated on Saturday, March 7, from 1-4 [...]

    Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Wind Chimes’ Workshop March 14

    The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Wind Chimes” workshop from 1-4 p.m. on March 14. During this free workshop, participants will learn how to make wind chimes using old keys and wood. Space is limited to 15 participants, and pre-registration is required by March [...]

    Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Chain Mail Jewelry’ Workshop Feb. 29

    The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Chain Mail Jewelry” workshop Feb. 29 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Pre-registration is required by Feb 19. During this workshop, local artist Dale Swift [...]


River Campus, 175 Cultural Arts Center

Crisp Museum
One University Plaza, MS 7875 (mailing address)
518 S. Fountain St. (physical address)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701