Arts and Culture
- Community Music Program
The Community Music Program (CMP) is an outreach effort sponsored by the University of Missouri School of Music to aspiring musicians in central Missouri. CMP offers opportunities for those who seek musical instruction purely for personal enrichment.
- MSA/GPC Craft Studio
Offers weekly summer camps for youth grades 1-8, daily from 8 AM-4 PM. Enrolled youth will have fun, make unique artwork, visit galleries and enjoy the outdoors. Summer camp schedules are posted each spring for enrollment. The Craft Studio’s mission is to create opportunities for MU students and community members to explore arts and crafts in a casual and recreational environment. Craft Studio classes are offered for a variety of skill levels ranging from the novice explorer to the seasoned craftsman. Studio space is available for people of all abilities to explore art and engage in self-discovery. Craft Studio maintains a gallery to showcase the work of local artisans as well as providing new artists with their first exhibition opportunities. The ultimate goal of the Craft Studio is to help people overcome their fears about art and discover their inner creativity. For more information visit craftstudio.missouri.edu.
- Museums and Galleries
- Bingham Gallery
- Enns Entymology Museum
- Museum of Art and Archaeology
Hosts activities and program specifically to engage students with art and archaeology in a fun atmosphere. Youth programs are hosted several times per month. don’t miss out on the MAA’s annual Haunted Museum Program. To see artwork come to life!
- Museum of Anthropology
- State Historical Society's Art Collection and Exhibits
- MU Department of Theatre
- School of Music performances
- Tiger Artists
Hosted by the College of Education , the Tiger Artist program is held on four Saturday mornings in the fall for young artists ages 8 to 13. Future art educators plan the activities, learning objectives for the Tiger Artist Program. This is a co-learning experience for the future art educators and students.
- University Concert Series
- Missouri 4-H Center for Youth Development
4-H is the youth volunteer education program of University of Missouri Extension, University of Missouri and Lincoln University. It is a family-community effort, supplementing and complementing the mission of the home, church, and school for the development of youth.
- MU Libraries
The MU Libraries welcomes guests to Ellis Library. Stop by Ellis Library to see rotating exhibitions in the main colonnade on the first floor of the library. Exhibitions often range from book displays to art exhibits to historical presentations. Take a moment to stop by Ellis Library to see these free exhibitions, which are available to see during normal operating hours.
Visit http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/ for more information.
- MU School of Engineering
The MU School of Engineering hosts programs for youth from kindergarten to high school. These youth programs range from introducing youth to the world of engineering to advance programs for young scientists such as robotics camp.
To check out these great programs and visit the School of Engineering’s Program events at http://engineering.missouri.edu/k-12/.
- Saturday Morning Science
A free lecture series that offers an entertaining and hands-on approach to a variety of topics in science. Saturday Morning Science is free and open to the public. No science background is required. All ages are welcome.
For more information visit satscience.missouri.edu.
The Mizzou Student Recreation Complex (Mizzou Rec) is a one-of-a-kind, adult recreation experience designed to inspire and motivate. Members are welcome to celebrate Friday nights with their family and invite guests. Mizzou Rec also offers swim lessons from 12months to adult.
More information at mizzourec.com.