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Exhibits and Events


There’s always something new to discover. Explore the world-class exhibits featured in our gallery spaces.

Programs & Events Calendar

Come join the fun! Explore our events calendar to find classes, camps, or upcoming events at the Spiva Center for the Arts.

Permanent Collection

Take a closer look at how we select artworks and why we’re always updating our collection

Spiva Art Reference Library

Offers a wide-ranging and exciting collection of specialized fine art publications and materials to explore.

Annual Exhibits

Jo Mueller Small Works Auction

Promote art ownership and support the Spiva Arts Center during our annual Small Works Auction.


Our famous, annual photography competition is meant to” present an exhibition of excellence in photography, celebrating the scope and vigorous activity of today’s contemporary photographers.

Contact Us

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