An Important Message to Our Patrons

April 2, 2020 To ensure the safety of our staff and members, the George A. Spiva Center for the Arts will remain closed during this national crisis. All exhibits, events and classes are on hold for now. We are acting out of an abundance of caution – with health and...

COVID-19 Response

To Spiva Membership and Patrons, The health and safety of our patrons, staff and artists will always be of the utmost concern.  We are closely monitoring the regional response to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19.  At this time, there will be no change to our...

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:...