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Joplin Public Library Summer Reading Program

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is back! The Summer Reading Program encourages kids, teens, and adults to participate in age-appropriate reading challenges and offers incentives for completing challenges, virtual […]

Summer Reading Art Challenge 2022

Post Art Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Push the boundaries of your creativity and explore visual arts by participating in Post Art Library's annual Summer Reading Art Challenge (SRAC)! Each year, participants are encouraged to create artwork […]

Photography by John Baker and Paintings by Dustin Miller

Beaten Path Coffee Co., 909 1/2 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Grab a delicious coffee and admire the stunning artwork of John Baker and Dustin Miller at Beaten Path Coffee Co & Gallery! Free and open to the public.

“As the Pendulum Swings” by Philip Ledbetter

Joplin Avenue Coffee Company, 506 S Joplin Ave, 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.

“Beautiful Places” by Danette Belote

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, 320 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

California native Danette Belote presents a collection of paintings that utilize different painting styles to depict picturesque landscapes and scenes from a variety of locations. Free and open to the […]

Karen’s Dance Studio Summer Session (Ages 2+)

Karen's Dance Studio, 2113 Davis Blvd, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Foster a passion for dance in your child or begin your own dance journey with one of Karen’s Dance Studio’s summer sessions. Choose from classes in a variety of disciplines, […]

“Monolith” by Justin Kidston

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

Local art in local businesses! The Maple UnCommon Guest House & Gallery is proud to present self-taught artist Justin Kidston's latest exhibit, Monolith. This collection of surreal, oil paintings features […]

Sculptures by Zach VanBecelaere

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Working primarily with steel and stainless steel, Zach VanBecelaere uses a variety of metalworking techniques to manipulate materials into new forms. He incorporates welding used for harsh texture, high mirror […]

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 […]

Creek Crawl with Neosho Newton County Library (Ages 5+)

Neosho Newton County Library, 201 W Spring St, Neosho, MO 64850, USA

A cool, clear Missouri stream or creek is a great place to spend a warm summer day! Each stream is full of life; some can be seen swimming while others […]

“Retrospective” by Jon and Judith Fowler

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

The Jon and Judith Fowler Retrospective exhibit presents selected artworks from the majority of their lengthy careers as professional artists and art educators. Judith’s creative works in drawing, painting, and […]

“Body of Evidence” by William Jeffrey Jones

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

Born in 1961, William Jeffrey Jones has been a working artist for over 35 years, with extensive experience as a production potter and commercial sculptor for the gift, architectural ornament, […]

“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 […]

“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.

“Primary Colors, A New Beginning” by Tom Edwards

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

Good food and great art – what more could you ask for? See abstract paintings from artist Tom Edwards and grab a bite to eat, all at Club 609! Free […]

“Sea Sisters Spirit: In the Flow” by Ann Leach

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

Life coach and artist Ann Leach's exhibit, Sea Sisters Spirit: In the Flow, is a collection of handmade dolls that serve as a visual reminder for life's intentions and represent themes […]

Beading Bonanza Camp with Stacy Heydt (Ages 6-12)

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

Beading has been around for thousands of years – in fact, the oldest beads discovered are nearly 100,000 years old and made from snail shells! In this fun camp, students […]

$20

Jazz Art Camp with Brooks-Elizabeth Billings (Ages 6-12)

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

Take a walk on the jazzy side! Learn about jazz-inspired works along with musician greats. Your budding artist will be introduced to Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and Fernando Silverste while […]

$20

Ladies’ Night Out (Ages 18+)

Firehouse Pottery-Joplin, 112 S Main St Ste A, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Ladies! Gather your girls and enjoy a creative evening with Firehouse Pottery-Joplin. Ladies enjoy free studio fees until 8:00pm on Tuesdays.

Creek Crawl with Seneca Public Library (Ages 5+)

Seneca Branch Public Library, 1216 Cherokee Ave, Seneca, MO 64865, USA

A cool, clear Missouri stream or creek is a great place to spend a warm summer day! Each stream is full of life; some can be seen swimming while others […]

Tuesday Oil, Acrylic, & Watercolor Come & Go

Local Color Art Gallery & Studio (1027 South Main Street Joplin, Missouri 64801)

Calling all “big kids" for a weekly drop-in painting class for adults! Decide when to come and how long to stay. With up to 3 hours of painting time, you […]

$20

Karen’s Dance Studio Summer Session (Ages 2+)

Karen's Dance Studio, 2113 Davis Blvd, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Foster a passion for dance in your child or begin your own dance journey with one of Karen’s Dance Studio’s summer sessions. Choose from classes in a variety of disciplines, […]

Dog Day Afternoon (Ages 6-12)

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Ready for some furry fun? This program allows independent readers to practice their skills by reading to certified therapy dogs! This event is a part of Joplin Public Library's Oceans of […]

Anime/Manga Club (Ages 11-18)

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Joplin Public Library's Teen Department invites you to enjoy the exciting world of anime and manga! Hang out, watch some anime, draw, or try a Japanese craft. This event is a […]

“Nunsense” Auditions

Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 Old 66 Blvd, Carthage, MO 64836, USA

Take the stage and audition to be a part of Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre's next play, Nunsense! This hilarious, madcap musical follows the Little Sisters of Hoboken, who host a fundraiser […]