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76th Annual Membership Show Reception & Awards Ceremony

October 27, 5:30-7:30pm 

This year Spiva’s annual showcase of members’ work is celebrating 76 phenomenal years of regional artistic excellence. Join as for the opening reception of both the Membership Show in the Freeman Health Systems Main Gallery and Mark Cowardin: Chit Chat in the Sharon & Lance Beshore Gallery.
We are inviting guest attending the reception to celebrate the spooky season with us by dressing in costume!
Membership Show Awards
Awards for the competitive categories are made possible through the generosity of Dr. & Mrs. John C. Windle Trust. Awards include $600 for the youth category and $2400 for the 2-D and 3-D adult competitive categories.
First Place in 2-D and 3-D…………………$700
Second Place in 2-D and 3-D…………..$500
Third Place in 2-D and 3-D……………….$300
Merit Award in 2-D and 3-D…………….$200
Honorable Mention in 2-D and 3-D $100


Frightful Flicks on the Green

October 28, 6pm | $5 for Spiva members/$10 for general admission

(pay at the door)

Ages 13+

Join Spiva for a night of outdoor spooky fun with a special screening of the 1922 silent masterpiece, Nosferatu. Based on the story of Dracula, F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu is one of the first horror films of all time and is an excellent example of German Expressionism in cinema. This film will be shown on the Leggett and Platt Green accompanied by a soundtrack designed to “unsettle” viewers. Host Shaun Conroy has assembled tracks from German industrial music group Einsturzende Neubauten to accentuate the film’s already foreboding atmosphere. Be prepared for an intellectual and emotional encounter with a film made when cinema was truly considered art!

Ready-made for the perfect date night, or night out with friends, this experience will have popcorn and other delicious refreshments available. Please feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets.


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