Aside from just having a vast collection of historical artifacts on display, the Crisp Museum also presents a series of exhibitions throughout the year to display the creative work of talented, often local, artists.
Backstage Hollywood: Photography Bob Willoughby
November 10, 2023 – January 7, 2024 / Reception: November 10, 4-8 p.m. Willoughby was the first outsider photographer invited into movie studios.
Exhibiting Excellence 46th Annual Juried High School Exhibition
February 4 – February 25, 2024 / Reception: February 4, 2-4 p.m. / Award Ceremony: February 4, 3 p.m. Regional high school juniors and seniors from Southeast Missouri demonstrate their artistic skills.
Annual Juried Student Exhibition
March 26 – April 21, 2024 / Reception: March 26, 4-8 p.m. / Award Ceremony: March 26, 5 p.m. Students from the Department of Art and Design showcase their varied talents.
Senior BFA Exhibition
April 26 – May 12, 2024 / Reception: April 26, 4-8 p.m. Graduating seniors show their best work as they leave the university.
Selections from the Permanent Collections
June 7 - August 4, 2024 / Reception: June 7, 4-8 p.m. / This exhibit features new acquisitions and old favorites from the museum’s collections.
In order to keep our exhibits new and exciting, we rotate in new exhibits and thus have to archive old ones. But just because these older exhibits are put in the archive doesn’t mean they should be forgotten. Check out our exhibits from the past year in the archive below.