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Spiva Center for the Arts Joplin MO

Programs Calendar

Spiva in Bloom Luncheon

July 21, 2017 12 – 1 pm

Spiva’s new celebration of art and flowers. View a demonstration of floral arrangement by Justin Thomas from The Wild Flower while you partake in a delicious lunch catered by Mythos. $50 per person, seating is limited!



Heartland Opera Theatre at Spiva

Saturday, August 5  7 – 8.30pm

Homage to Influential Women. Come hear opera performances that reflect both prominent female figures as well as the impact that women have had on our lives and society. Enjoy this special performance in the Main Gallery. $10/person.




Artist Talk – Laurie Spencer

Saturday, August 12 11am

Saturday, August 12 11am

Join artist Laurie Spencer as she talks about her exhibit Anemoi, Breath of the Morning Sky. $5 suggested donation.



Spiva Afternoon Tea

Friday, September 22 3pm

Please join us for a fresh take on a traditional afternoon tea! Come    enjoy a variety of teas, petite sandwiches and other light fare in the Main Gallery. $15/person.



Artist Talk – Linda Ganstrom 

Sunday, September 24 11am

Join artist Linda Ganstrom as she talks about her artistic process in the gallery amidst her incredible figurative sculptures.

$5 suggested donation.



Main Gallery Dinner

Monday, November 6 7-9pm

Stay tuned for more details about Spiva’s second Main Gallery Dinner!




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