Briley Performing Arts Company Summer Session (Ages 3+)

Briley Performing Arts Company, 205 E Fountain Rd, Webb City, MO 64870, USA

Briley Performing Arts Company's summer camps are the perfect opportunity for any aspiring dancer, actor, or singer to cultivate and master their craft! From musical theatre workshops and vocal classes to ballet and beginner acrobatics, there are a variety of options to enjoy. For a full list of camps and classes, visit facebook.com/BrileyPerformingArts. Registration required; […]

“Kings of the Road” by Jim Bray

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

Local artist Jim Bray shares a collection of his paintings featuring train engines, box cars, train stations, and more! Plus, see an antique Lionel model train that once belonged to Bray's father. Free and open to the public; donations appreciated.

“Mystic Lotus” by Scott Leeper

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

Scott Leeper's exhibition, Mystic Lotus, brings large, colorful, contemporary paintings to Beast & Barrel. Free and open to the public.

“Patterns of Life” by Debbie Reed

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

Good food and great art – what more could you ask for? See watercolor paintings, oil paintings, and mixed media works by local artist Debbie Reed and grab a bite to eat, all at Club 609! Free and open to the public.

“As the Pendulum Swings” by Philip Ledbetter

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

Artist Philip Ledbetter presents a collection of contemporary paintings in his newest exhibition As the Pendulum Swings. Free and open to the public.

Bookhouse Cinema Showings

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

Bookhouse Cinema is an independent micro theater and pub in the East Town neighborhood. They show a variety of independent, classic, and foreign films while offering a great pub environment. For showings and times, click here.

Vino & Van Gogh

Local Color Art Gallery & Studio, 1027 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Vino & Van Gogh is a monthly painting event where the artists of Local Color Art Gallery & Studio offer step-by-step instruction on how to paint a masterpiece. In this class, you will paint your very own version of an Impressionist painting, no experience necessary. Choose to paint Van Gogh's Irises, Monet's Orchard, or celebrate Joplin's […]

$30 – $35

Ben Miller’s Acoustic Songwriter Night feat. Amy LaVere and Will Sexton

The Coda Concert House, 2120 E 24th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

A night of original songs and stories featuring talented songwriters and musicians Amy LaVere, Will Sexton, and Ben Miller! Doors open at 6:00pm. There is a suggested, minimum donation of $25. For reservations, email Jeff at info@codaconcerthouse.com. In response to reservations, a confirmation email with the address, directions, parking etc. will be sent in return. All […]

$25

Instructed Canvas: “Wilderness Dusk”

Create N Sip Studios, 223 W 3rd St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Your creative side is calling! Answer it at Create N Sip Studios, where you can follow along with experienced instructors to create a lovely painting, like this peaceful scene. Registration required; register at creatensip.com/event/5-26-wilderness-dusk-127995. Prices vary depending on chosen project. Cost: $25–$45.

$25 – $45

Open Mic Night

Joplin Avenue Coffee Company, 506 S Joplin Ave, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Musicians, singers, poets! Looking to showcase your talent? Look no further than Joplin Avenue Coffee Company's Open Mic Nights. Performers are each allotted five to eight minutes per set. Two vocal mics, a quarter inch plug-in for guitar/piano, and an aux cable will be available. To sign up early, message them at facebook.com/joplinavecoffeeco. All ages […]

“Bug” by Tracy Letts

Dream Theatre Co., 124 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Dream Theatre Co. brings Tracy Letts' psychological thriller to life on stage! Set in a seedy motel room, Bug follows lonely cocktail waitress Agnes as she hides from her violent, ex-con ex-husband Jerry Goss. One night, her lesbian biker friend, R.C., introduces her to Peter, a Gulf War veteran who might be AWOL. Agnes gets involved […]

$15

Comedy Open Mic

Brew Pub & Parlor, 813 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Pratt Presents invites you to listen to some great local comedy or try your latest stand-up routine at Brew Pub & Parlor! Free and open to the public.