PhotoSpiva 2024

March 16 – May 4, 2024

Freeman Health System Main Gallery

Founded in 1977, PhotoSpiva is the longest-running photographic competition of its kind in the U.S. Celebrating its 48th year, PhotoSpiva 2024 will deliver an exhibit of photographic excellence from artists across the country. Juror, and nationally renowned New York City based narrative photographer, Richard Tuschman, will make a careful selection of work from a competition that spans all fifty states. This competition is open to all US photographers, and any type of photographic process – from traditional to digital to photo-based mixed media. Related programs include Juror’s Lecture, Portfolio Reviews, 1000 Words literary event, Spiva in Bloom, PhotoSpiva Kids, and Tweens exhibitions and classes.

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Reception: March 15, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

Emerging Expressions: A High School Art Showcase

March 4 – 20, 2024
Sharon & Lance Beshore Gallery

PhotoSpiva Kids & Teens 

March 16 – April 20, 2024
Jo Mueller Reserve Gallery

Jo Mueller Small Works Auction

March 7 – 29, 2024
Sharon & Lance Beshore Gallery

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Location & Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Sunday: Closed

212 W. 7th Street
Joplin, M0 64801