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George A SPIVA Center for the Arts Joplin MO

Come Create with Us!

Spiva provides a broad spectrum of creative, educational art programs for the four-state community and encourages all age groups to explore, enjoy and participate in the arts. Classes take place in our classrooms, galleries, and even on the streets.

Instructors are state certified, and/or have several years of teaching experience.

The Spiva Kids Fun Fund is available for financial assistance.


Spiva Art Lab

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Refund Policy

It is strongly recommended to pre-register for classes! Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. In the event of cancellation, participants will be contacted and a refund given.

If you need to cancel your registration, 24-hour notice must be given in order to receive a full refund. 

Military Discount

Spiva offers 10% off classes to military veterans and active duty service members! To receive your discount code, call Spiva at 417-623-0183.

Creation Station

Tuesdays, August 27 – May 12, 2020

3:45-5:15pm, ages 6-11, with Sandra Conrad

Cost: $6 preregistration, $8 @ door


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Resin Pendants with Jade Henning-Cantrell

Resin Pendants with Jade Henning-Cantrell

November 7, 1-3pm,

Cost: $35, Ages: 12 to Adult

Enjoy learning the basics of resin encasement with organic and synthetic materials in this hands-on and socially distanced jewelry class! All supplies are provided.

Glass ornaments with Jane McCaulley

Glass Ornaments with Jane McCaulley

December 5, 2-4pm,

Cost: $35, Ages: 9 to Adult

Celebrate this holiday season by making your own glass ornaments! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity. Space is extremely limited to allow for social distancing so register today!

“Celebrate the creative experience – be a community catalyst.”