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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.

PLEASE EMAIL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TO SCLEMENTS@SPIVAARTS.ORG

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

Classes

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Back to Basics Online Art Camp with Sandra Conrad

Back to Basics Art Camp with Sandra Conrad

July 6-9, 1-3 pm, July 10, 1-4pm

Cost: $100; Ages: 6-12

 

Get back to the basics with the foundation of all things art- drawing and painting! Students will explore drawing, design, color, texture, and more!

How does it work? Students will be provided an art box with all supplies via curbside pickup at Spiva and attend camp via a private Zoom link! Parents will be able to be a part of a private Facebook group to ask questions, show off their student’s art, or just connect! Participants will also have access to the recorded lessons to refer back to at any time.

After registering, be sure to keep an eye on your email for the Zoom links and supply pick-up dates and times! You may want to add sclements@spivaarts.org to your safe list!

Don’t forget! We have scholarships available! Follow the link, fill it out, and send it to sclements@spivaarts.org! 

 

Mixed Media Online Art Camp with Sandra Conrad

Mixed Media Art Camp with Sandra Conrad

July 13-16, 1-3 pm, July 17, 1-4 pm

Cost: $100; Ages: 6-12

Explore all kinds of different mediums and how to combine them in this fun and creative camp!

How does it work? Students will be provided an art box with all supplies via curbside pickup at Spiva and attend camp via a private Zoom link! Parents will be able to be a part of a private Facebook group to ask questions, show off their student’s art, or just connect! Participants will also have access to the recorded lessons to refer back to at any time.

After registering, be sure to keep an eye on your email for the Zoom links and supply pick-up dates and times! You may want to add sclements@spivaarts.org to your safe list!

Don’t forget! We have scholarships available! Follow the link, fill it out, and send it to sclements@spivaarts.org!

Comic Book Art with Sarah Serio

Saturday, May 2, 1pm – 3pm, Ages: 11 to 16

Cost: $20

Manga and comic lovers rejoice! This class will teach the fundamentals of creating your own comic book!

Mother Daughter Pendants with Jade Henning-Cantrell

Saturday, May 9, 1pm – 3pm, Ages: 13 to Adult

Cost: $35

Spend this Mother’s Day creating beautiful works of resin jewelry together. Bring small sentimental items (dried flowers, fabric, etc.) to encase and make pieces that will be treasured forever.

Figure Drawing with Sandra Conrad

Saturday, May 16, 1pm – 3pm, Ages 15 to Adult

Cost: $25

A professional model will be posing to help you advance your drawing skills.

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