“Reflections of Joplin”

Spiva Center For the Arts, 222 W 3rd St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

In celebration of Joplin’s 150 year of colorful history, Local Color Art Gallery artists and their students exhibit art in glass, oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, and mixed media! The exhibit […]

“Civilization, Surrealism, & Humanity” by Rob Mango

Spiva Center For the Arts, 222 W 3rd St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

A New York painter-sculptor, Rob Mango has shown extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe, with his artwork held in private and corporate collections around the globe. Mango’s unique, three-dimensional paintings […]

“Fall Into Color” by Connie Miller

528 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Visit Plant Parenthood, a store dedicated to helping people experience, grow, and decorate with plants in unique and creative ways, and see Fall Into Color, an exhibit by artist Connie […]

Thomas Hart Benton Art Competition and Exhibition

Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce, 216 W Spring St, Neosho, MO 64850, USA

The annual Thomas Hart Benton Art Competition and Exhibition offers local artists an opportunity to show and sell their 2D artwork in a juried exhibition. Back for its 27th year, […]

“As the Pendulum Swings” by Philip Ledbetter

Beast and Barrel, 530 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Artist Philip Ledbetter presents a collection of contemporary paintings in his newest exhibition As the Pendulum Swings. Beast and Barrel is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00am to 10:00pm. Free and […]

“Aspects of Art” by ArtForms Gallery Artists

The Maple UnCommon Guest House & Gallery, 120 E Maple St, Columbus, KS 66725, USA

See a variety of beautiful artwork from the artists of Pittsburg's ArtForms Gallery at Maple UnCommon Guest House & Gallery! Free and open to the public.Gallery hours:Sunday–Saturday | 9:00am–6:00pm 

“Artists Behind the Iron Curtain”

Missouri Southern State University, 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

In 1964, American college student Lee Freeman visited Prague and, by chance, met artist Jiří Mrázek. Mrázek was part of a group of artists who refused to adopt the state-sanctioned […]

“1987 VHS: Art from Issue 6 Artists”

Bookhouse Cinema, 715 E Broadway St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Issue 6 of The Joplin Toad is available now and you can view all of the amazing artwork featured in the new magazine with the exhibit 1987 VHS: Art from […]

Community Opening Celebration T-Shirt Design Contest

Help celebrate the opening of the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex by designing the official Community Opening Celebration t-shirt! Not only will the winner have their design on […]

National Arts & Humanities Month – October

Happy National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)! A collective recognition of the importance of culture in America, NAHM encourages everyone to explore new facets of the arts and humanities, and […]


“Admirable Women: A Floral Abstraction” by Lori Marble

Urban Art Gallery, 511 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Artist Lori Marble highlights the lives of nine women through her colorful, contemporary paintings of flowers and musical interpretations. Urban Art Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5:00pm. […]

“Mystic Lotus” by Scott Leeper

Club 609 | Restaurant & Bar, 609 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Good food and great art – what more could you ask for? See serene paintings of flowers and waterscapes from artist Scott Leeper and grab a bite to eat, all […]