Joplin Arts & Cultural Directory

Explore all facets of arts, culture, and entertainment in Joplin! Click on each section for a full listing of organizations that specialize in that area.


These venues feature visual arts and have permanent and/or rotating exhibits on display throughout the year. They may offer classes, events or tours on a regular basis.

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These venues have dance, theatre, and/or music as their main mission and provide regularly scheduled performances and/or classes.

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Resources and history set the trajectory for both present and future and play an integral role in any cultural consideration.

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These educational institutions include the arts as an integral part of their curriculum.

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Public Art

Public art is an essential and revealing component of a community’s personality and culture. Both indoor and outdoor artworks populate the City of Joplin.

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