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Art at Plant Parenthood

528 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Plant Parenthood, a store that helps people experience, grow, and decorate with plants, is not only dedicated to plants, but to local artists as well! A variety of area artists […]

“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 […]

“Living Sovereignty”

Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum, 740 East Ave #740, Baxter Springs, KS 66713, USA

Simply put, "sovereignty" is a group's right to self-rule. As independent nations existing for generations before European and American settlement, America's Indigenous peoples embodied sovereignty. Throughout the history of interactions […]

Summer Reading Art Challenge 2022 Exhibit

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

Creativity and imagination abound in this exhibit, which features artwork created for Post Art Library's Summer Reading Art Challenge 2022! Each piece was inspired by the Missouri state-wide theme for […]

“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, […]

“Confounding Ideas” by Eric Beezley

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

Colorful, contemporary paintings from artist and teacher Eric Beezley. Free and open to the public.Gallery Hours:Tuesday–Saturday | Noon–5:00pm

“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 […]

“Prayer to the Earth” by Liz Darling

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

Liz Darling's exhibit, Prayer to the Earth, is a series of paintings which feature elements of magic, nature, and the divine feminine. Free and open to the public.Hours:Monday–Saturday | 7:00am–8:00pmSunday […]

“Receptacle of All Things” by Amber Mintert

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

Good food and great art – what more could you ask for? See an array of mixed media artwork from artist Amber Mintert, and grab a bite to eat, all […]

“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 […]

“Paint the Ozarks: Plein Air Paint-Out Exhibit”

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

From the bluffs and banks of Shoal Creek and the picturesque Grand Falls, to its historic buildings and homes, there is no shortage of beauty in Joplin. See that beauty […]

“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 […]

Steel Thunder on Route 66 Car Show & Music Fest

Ewert Park, 846 Murphy Blvd, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

The VFW 5293 proudly presents the Steel Thunder on Route 66 Car Show & Music Fest! This exciting community event celebrates veterans, active military members, and first responders in the […]

Joplin Book Swap (Ages 18+)

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

Share your favorite books, receive new reading recommendations, and enjoy a tasty treat! Join Joplin Public Library at Joplin Avenue Coffee Company for their monthly books swap. Please bring a […]

Joplin Empire Market

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

Joplin Empire MarketSaturdays | 10:00am–2:00pmJoplin Empire Market (931 E 4th St)The Joplin Empire Market is the place to find the best in locally grown produce, gourmet foodstuffs, and handmade artisan goods. […]

National Public Lands Day

George Washington Carver National Monument, 5646 Carver Rd, Diamond, MO 64840, USA

Public parks like George Washington Carver National Monument provide beautiful spaces for communities to learn, grow, and enjoy. However, these public spaces require upkeep and maintenance. Volunteer at George Washington […]

Paint Pour with Mary Parks

11217 Eider Ln, Carthage, MO 64836, USA

Let your creativity flow as Mary Parks demonstrates tips and tricks to master your paint pour! Registration required; register by calling or texting April at (417) 358-6329. All materials included. […]

Hispanic Heritage Festival

Central Park, 714 S Garrison Ave, Carthage, MO 64836, USA

Join Hispanic Connection for their annual Hispanic Heritage Festival and explore the rich offerings of Hispanic culture! Enjoy live music and traditional dancing as well as a wide assortment of […]

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. […]

Preschool Nature Connections: Leaf Thief (Ages 3-6)

Wildcat Glades Education Cottage, 301 Riviera Dr, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Go on a hunt for leaves! Hear a story about Squirrel, who has lost a leaf, and then help Wildcat Glades Friends Group find the leaf. Participants will enjoy a […]

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 […]

Lego Build-a-Thon (Ages 4-12)

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

Collaborate, build, and explore your creative side during this Lego build-a-thon! Free and open to the public.