PUBLIC ART

Kiwanis Club 100th Anniversary Sculpture

Title: Kiwanis Club 100th Anniversary Sculpture

Artist: Unknown

Location: Joplin Public Library (1901 East 20th Street)

Date Completed: August 2020

Artist Statement: Since 1920, the Kiwanis Club of Joplin has served the community through a variety of projects, most of which support local youth. In August 2020, the Club commemorated their extensive work in the community with a 100-year anniversary and celebrated with a new sculpture installation! The piece, depicting two children reading a book together, can be found near the entrance to the Joplin Public Library in perpetuity.