Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus, Cape
Saturday, June 15, 2019
9 am - 5 pm
Southeast Missouri State University hosts this Community Summer Arts
Festival in conjunction with the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri,
the Old Town Cape organization and other organizations. The event
features live music, dance, theatrical performances, magic, visual
arts displays, hands-on family-friendly art experiential activities
and much more.
The art studio located by the patio on the Mississippi River side of the
River Campus will be open for visitors to view art students’ and faculty
work and live demonstrations. An “Avenue of Art” chalk competition will
be held in this area as well as artist booths displaying the work of
faculty, students and community members. A tent will be available under
which children may create art.
Dance performances from both University and community studio members
will be held in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall. Dance workshops
will be held in the dance studio throughout the day.
The Department of Music will hold a vocal arts boot camp performance
with high school students performing in the Robert F. and Gertrude L
Shuck Music Recital Hall. High school theatre performances will take
place in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre. A variety of musicians
will play in a music tent throughout the day. Visitors will hear steel
drums and jazz performed, and Southeast Missouri Music Academy students
The Southeast Missouri Regional Museum and the River Campus Art Gallery
both will be open for visitors. An exhibit of work created during the
University’s Summer Art Academy will be displayed in the art gallery.
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