Executive Director Position Open

GEORGE A. SPIVA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 222 W. THIRD STREET | JOPLIN, MISSOURI 64801 George A. Spiva Center for the Arts (Spiva) is seeking an energetic, experienced and entrepreneurial Executive Director (ED) to lead the Center into an exciting future, including the...

STRATA: Layered Meaning in the Main Gallery

SPIVA will host the group exhibition “STRATA: Layered Meaning” featuring work from Madeline Gallucci, Melaney Mitchell, Steve Snell, Patty Carroll, Andy Gershon, Bobby Houlette, Brett Reif, and Mary Ann Strandell. The work in this exhibition features multiple mediums:...

Josie Mai: The Cornell Complex: A HeART for the arts

Much of my career has revolved around art appreciation, educating local folks to the joy of the arts and potential transformation through the arts. As I’ve worked hard to run Spiva’s daily operations and fundraise for The Cornell Complex, I’ve noticed some confusing...