“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