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The Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts at Southeast is comprised of the Departments of Art, Music and Theatre & Dance. River Campus provides a unique opportunity for artists of all talents to spend time and work together on a daily basis. The campus is comprised of and includes state of the art classrooms, studios and performance spaces. In addition, students reside in dorms which include wireless internet, work out facilities and cafeteria in addition to computer labs and the Arts Resource Center all on site. Studies include programs leading to either a professional degree or a liberal arts degree. Plan you trip to find out more about all Southeast Missouri State has to offer!

The Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts is also committed to the community. Free concerts are offered throughout the year and students of all ages are engaged in learning and celebrating the arts. Whether it’s viewing exhibits in the Crisp Museum, interacting in Family Days, participating in youth workshops, summer academies or just coming for the fun at the Summer Festival; it’s all about celebrating the Arts.

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Summer Arts Festival

Summer Arts Festival

The second annual River Campus Summer Arts Festival features live music, dance, theatrical performances, magic, visual art displays, hands-on-family-friendly art expression activities and an art walk. This community festival is FREE and open to all ages in the entire region.

Discover the ARTs and Discovery Playhouse

Students and faculty at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus are partnering with the Discovery Playhouse in Cape Girardeau for a program that will give children hands-on lessons in all areas of the arts.

Youth Musical Theatre

Workshop Rack Card

The Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts offered our latest musical theatre youth class this fall with great success. Students had the opportunity to participate in theatre games and exercises in addition to learning scenes and songs from Hairspray and this semester we're offering a Cinderella Workshop. You know it's bound to be magical!

News

  • Faculty Artwork on Display in Biennial Exhibition

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 20, 2015 – The “Biennial Faculty Exhibition” will open May 1 in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The public is invited to attend an opening reception from 4-8 p.m. May 1. The exhibit will remain on display through June 21. […]
  • Calligraphy Artwork of Visiting Chinese Scholar Coming to River Campus

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, April 14, 2015 –Hongji Yue, a Chinese visiting scholar in the Department of History at Southeast Missouri State University, will have an exhibition of his calligraphy artwork on display beginning April 25 in the new Kenneth & Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center in the first floor hallway gallery at the River Campus. The exhibit […]
  • ‘Daisy Pulls It Off’ Bringing Roaring Twenties to River Campus

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 13, 2015 – “Daisy Pulls It Off” will bring the roaring ‘20s to life at 7:30 p.m. April 29-May 2 and 2 p.m. May 3 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. It’s Britain in 1927, and Daisy Meredith is the first girl from […]
  • Symphony, Choir, Choral Union, Guest Ensembles Combine to Perform Beethoven’s Heralded ‘Ninth Symphony’

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 13, 2015 — The Southeast Missouri Symphony, University Choir, and Choral Union, in collaboration with the Southern Illinois Symphony and the Southern Illinois University—Carbondale (SIU-C) Choir, will perform Beethoven’s famous “Ninth Symphony,” April 27 at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. This monumental composition that continues to inspire and thrill audiences […]