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“The Nature of Color” by Connie Miller

528 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Visit the newly opened Plant Parenthood, a store dedicated to helping people experience, grow, and decorate with plants and nature in unique and creative ways, and see The Nature Color, […]

National Preservation Month

Happy National Preservation Month! Every year in May, local preservation groups, state historical societies, and business and civic organizations across the country celebrate Preservation Month through events that promote historic […]

“Beautiful Places” by Danette Belote

Joplin Avenue Coffee Company, 506 S Joplin Ave, 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 […]

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 […]

“Spring” by COMBINE

Joplin Public Library (1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO)

Post Art Library and COMBINE, a collaborative and interdisciplinary group of Missouri Southern State University Art and Design students, have worked together to present their inaugural group exhibition, Spring. The […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Elsa Meet-and-Greet (Ages 10 and under)

Color Me Rad Joplin, 3120 S Main St Suite 9, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

One of the stars of Disney's Frozen is coming to Color Me Rad! Sign your child up to meet Elsa, Queen of Arendelle, and join her for a special, Frozen craft. […]

$15

Native Plant Sale

Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center, 201 Riviera Dr, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Drop by Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center any time between 10:00am and 1:00pm to purchase native plants for your landscaping needs! Vendors will offer hardy plants native to Missouri and […]

Joplin Empire Market

Empire Market, 931 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

The Joplin Empire Market is the place to find the best in locally grown produce, gourmet foodstuffs, and handmade artisan goods. Housed in a historic brick building adjacent to downtown, […]

“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 […]

Artist Talk: Judith Fowler

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

Artist Judith Fowler is an Emeritus Professor from Missouri State University in Springfield and has had a long career in the arts. Her creative works in drawing, painting, and etching […]

“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 […]

“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. […]

Master Gardeners: Helping Others Learn to Grow

Joplin Empire Market, 931 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Master Gardener Eric Osen, of Jasper County Master Gardeners Association, will lead discussions surrounding the major topics of home gardening. Whether you're a new or experienced gardener, Osen's expert advice and […]

Family DIY Wood Sign Workshop

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

Wooden signs are the perfect way to express yourself and add to your home décor! Create yours during this fun workshop. Registration required; register at creatensip.com/event/5-28-family-diy-128003. Prices vary depending on chosen project. Cost: […]

$25 – $55

DIY Wood Sign Workshop

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

Wooden signs are the perfect way to express yourself and add to your home décor! Create yours during this fun workshop. Registration required; register at creatensip.com/event/5-28-diy-wood-sign-workshop-128160. Prices vary depending on chosen project. Cost: […]

$25 – $55

“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 […]

$15