Annual Art & Music Festival
River Campus Summer Arts Festival
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
June, 2020


Location: Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus, Cape Girardeau, MO

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019

Times: 9 am - 5 pm

Description: 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 will play.

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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