The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is proud to host an opening reception for the annual Children's Arts Festival. This will be the 18th anniversary of the Children's Arts Festival and is a highlight of just one of the many programs the Arts Council puts forth. Join in the fun as young artists in grades 3 - 8 from 28 different schools in the Southeast Missouri region are celebrated and admired. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from each grade level will be recognized along with other students who were exemplary in their artistic talents. This event is free and open to the public. Cookies and milk will be served.