“Favorite Children’s Books Reimagined: What Do You See?” by Lori Marble

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

Remember your favorite books from childhood? Perhaps you even have one or two on your bookshelf today? Now, picture them reimagined as abstract paintings. Artist Lori Marble, the now adult child of a librarian, lovingly remembers the books that shaped her childhood. She asked the librarians at Joplin Public and Post Art Libraries about their […]

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 Summer Reading, Oceans of Possibilities. Art in the library is curated by the Post Art Library. Free and open to the public.

Eighth Annual Joplin Arts Fest

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

Southwest Missouri’s premier fall, fine arts festival, Joplin Arts Fest promotes the local arts and cultural community in Joplin and its surrounding area. This two-day, juried event includes fine artist booths, live performances by local artists, delicious food, and more. Free and open to the public.

Eighth Annual Joplin Arts Fest

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

Southwest Missouri’s premier fall, fine arts festival, Joplin Arts Fest promotes the local arts and cultural community in Joplin and its surrounding area. This two-day, juried event includes fine artist booths, live performances by local artists, delicious food, and more. Free and open to the public.

Joplin Writers’ Faire

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

Joplin Public Library and Post Art Library are thrilled to announce the return of the Joplin Writers’ Faire! This annual meet-and-greet event aims to provide a venue for writers to connect with potential audiences and to encourage community support of local and regional writers. Free and open to the public.