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National Make A Gift Day

It’s common to purchase a gift for your loved ones during the holidays. But how about making them something to treasure or display in their home? Typically, we may think of a sweater, mittens, scarf knitted with love or baked goods on a decorative plate, but what if you don’t knit or bake? We have ... Read More

Cape’s Murals

You’ve probably driven or walked by them hundreds of times,but have you stopped long enough to really appreciate the murals that decorate our town? And, if you haven’t ventured to the other side of the tracks, you may not have known we are home to a new river wall mural, serving as a beautiful welcome ... Read More

Cape’s Art Scene

Famous Brazilian artist Romero Britto said, “Art is too important not to share.” We agree! Cape has an art scene that’s constantly changing and ready to be explored! From murals to sculptures to galleries, check out VisitCape’s Art Guide for a full listing of places to discover and connect to the art world. Right off ... Read More

Winter Favorites for Families

Four family-friendly activities to get you out of the house and active this month   This can be a tough time of year for getting out and about, especially for families. The busy holiday season is over. The weather can be unpredictable. But there are still fun activities and exciting things to see and do ... Read More

Cape’s Finest Art

  Between our melt-in-your-mouth barbecue and downtown’s antiquing paradise, a major Cape Girardeau bragging point gets overlooked – art.   We may not have the Mona Lisa on display, but an entire campus is dedicated to Southeast Missouri State’s fine arts programs. And a trip down Broadway is practically a sculpture exhibition.   Where to ... Read More

March Mural Madness

Take a colorful trip around our river city and experience the wide variety of murals you’ll find all over town! The “Welcome to Cape Girardeau” Mural on the river side of the floodwall is a great place to start soaking in local murals. It’s an Instagram-worthy spot that sketches the history of our community.  (Address: Intersection ... Read More

Mississippi River Tales Mural: 10 Year Commemoration

The Mississippi River Tales Mural has been adding color and history to Cape Girardeau floodwall since 2004.  On Thursday July 30, we’re having a party to celebrate the 10 Year Commemoration of the Dedication of the Mississippi River Tales Mural, complete with brand new panels that tell the story behind the vivid artwork! Stroll along this vibrant ... Read More

Cape Girardeau Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

If you live downtown, work downtown, shop downtown, or simply like to visit downtown, you have probably noticed some great and exciting changes over the past few days. Well, that’s because your beautiful city—Cape Girardeau— was preparing to welcome some new art in town. Yes, that’s correct!  Wow, what gorgeous weather it was Friday, April ... Read More

Reasons to Experience Public Art in Cape Girardeau

  Discover public art in Cape Girardeau on Friday, April 4th, when the city’s first public art outdoor exhibition is unveiled!  Here are seven reasons why you should take a stroll down Broadway to experience Cape Girardeau’s Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition:   2.  “Quill” by Dan Perry, who is from Waterloo, Illinois and has created work ... Read More
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