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George A. Spiva Center for the Arts Board of Directors President, Angela Vorhees, is pleased to announce that Heather Lesmeister has accepted the position of Executive Director. Ms. Lesmeister joins Spiva from Missouri Southern State University where she led...

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Fantasy Camp with Sandra Conrad

Fantasy Camp with Sandra Conrad July 20-23, 1-3pm, and July 24, 1-4pm Cost: $100, Ages: 6-12 Roll initiative! Learn how to create fantasy characters for the world's greatest role-playing game! Not only will the kids learn about designing a character, but they will...

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An Important Message to Our Patrons

April 2, 2020 To ensure the safety of our staff and members, the George A. Spiva Center for the Arts will remain closed during this national crisis. All exhibits, events and classes are on hold for now. We are acting out of an abundance of caution – with health and...

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COVID-19 Response

To Spiva Membership and Patrons, The health and safety of our patrons, staff and artists will always be of the utmost concern.  We are closely monitoring the regional response to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19.  At this time, there will be no change to our...

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STRATA: Layered Meaning in the Main Gallery

SPIVA will host the group exhibition “STRATA: Layered Meaning” featuring work from Madeline Gallucci, Melaney Mitchell, Steve Snell, Patty Carroll, Andy Gershon, Bobby Houlette, Brett Reif, and Mary Ann Strandell. The work in this exhibition features multiple mediums:...

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Photographers gear up for 43rd PhotoSpiva competition

It’s the time of year when photographers from across the nation are poring through their photographs and second-guessing which ones to enter in the 43rd PhotoSpiva competitive and exhibit of Spiva Center for the Arts. The ante is high, considering that they’ll be...

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