Art this month in Cape: First Friday: May 2023 Art this month in Cape: First Friday: May 2023

Every first Friday of the month, Cape celebrates the arts by putting on special events and staying open past regular hours! Continue reading to see what to expect! If you can't make it, no worries! All of the visual art exhibits will be on display for the whole month.


SEMO's Celebrate the Arts

Special Events | SEMO

An evening featuring music, theatre and dance performances and exhibited student art benefitting international and national performance tours for Southeast students. Located: Bedell Performance Hall, River Campus

$15, $5 for SEMO Students

Here is a preview of what to expect!

Ebb and Flow will have live music by Jason Heeter and Ghost Signals from 7 to 10pm.


Riverside Pottery will be unveiling a new exhibit entitled "Intersections" which is an exhibition of painting and ceramic works by Neal X. Joiner.


Catapult will also be celebrating First Friday with two exhibits. One is a new mural entitled "Depths of Sheol" by Kaiola Sooman.


The other is "Emboldened, Emblazoned, Embodied" which is a student curated interdisciplinary exhibition.

There will be live jazz music from 5pm-7pm.

The River Campus does an art walk that begins at 4:30pm and will hit all of these stops!

Last but not least, the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri wil be open from 5pm to 8 pm and will unveil this month's double exhibition from the Visual Arts Cooperative, which is the premiere exhibition for artists in the Southeast Missouri region.


Crisp Museum will be hosting a craft night where you make ribbon flowers.

Yoga East Healing Arts Studio will be doing a free yoga session to celebrate the arts from 5-6pm! Register Here!

Cape Chamber First Friday Coffee: Join approximately 200 Cape Chamber Members at First Friday Coffee, an early morning networking opportunity featuring a short program. Doors will open at 7:00 a.m. with the program beginning at 7:45 a.m., continental breakfast provided.

Located: Century Casino Event Center

Free, Register Here!

First Friday Coffee

Cape Girardeau celebrates the arts every First Friday of the month! Be sure to check back in next month to see what's in store! All of these organizations have events going on throughout the month, so if you missed the festivities today, be sure to check out the groups listed!


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