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Programs Calendar

Gallery Brunch

Sun, September 22, 11am-2pm, $20 per person



Spiva Trivia Night

Every First Thurday, 6-8pm

Are you and your friends looking for something new and fun to do during Downtown Joplin’s First Thursday? Look no further! We hold a four-round, team-based arts and culture trivia night that takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. on every First Thursday. The cost will be only $5 per person in each team with a limit of one to eight people per team. The more teammates you have, the higher your chances of winning! There will be three teams to a round and the team to win each round will win 60% of the entry fees. The remainder will go into raising money for Spiva’s Annual Fund Drive. Each round lasts 30 minutes, so we encourage you to come in, have a beer, grab a snack, and put on those thinking caps! All participants must be 21 or older. Sponsored by Missouri Eagle LLC.



Opening reception:

72nd Annual Membership Show and Catherine Kirkland: What’s the Point?

Fri, Oct 11, 5:30-7:30pm, Suggested Contribution for Non-Member Guests: $5




Artist Talk with Catherine Kirkland

Sat, Oct 12, 11am-12pm

Join us as Lenexa artist Catherine Kirkland discusses her vibrant nebula paintings and the art of her pointillist technique.



48-Hour Film Competition: Halloween Edition

Competition begins: Fri, Oct 18, 6pm in Spiva Lobby (to receive criteria), $20 per team

Screenings: Thur, Oct 24, starting at 5:30pm at Bookhouse Cinema

FilmSpiva is once again offering a second event with a more focused scope; horror. Contestants will have 48 hours to complete a 4-minute short film based on a horror sub-genre. Completed films are due back to Bookhouse Cinema by October 20th at 6pm. Any questions? Contact Shaun Conroy at sconroy@spivaarts.org.





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