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  1. Blueprints for Democracy: Public Architecture in Missouri

    January 17 - February 20 @ The Joplin Museum Complex

    Missouri State Archives presents Blueprints for Democracy: Public Architecture in Missouri. When Missouri entered the Union on August 10, 1821, the permanent capitol in “The City of Jefferson” was still years from completion and the state legislature needed a temporary home. The city of St. Charles lured the legislature with the promise of free meeting space. For five years, government officials conducted the state’s business on the second floor of two adjoining buildings – one a general store and the other a carpentry shop. Now, nearly two centuries later, the State of Missouri owns hundreds of buildings in dozens of cities and towns across the state. Hospitals, educational facilities, office buildings, prisons, maintenance garages and more all pay an important role in state business. Likewise, county and municipal buildings have become important components of the built environment. Blueprints for Democracy: Public Architecture in Missouri surveys the rich history of pub

  2. eleemosynary

    January 28, 7:30 PM - February 1 @ Joplin Little Theatre

    The play probes into the delicate relationships of three singular women: the grandmother, Dorothea, who has sought to assert her independence through strong-willed eccentricity; her brilliant daughter Artie, who has fled the stifling domination of her mother; and Arie's daughter, Echo and child of exceptional intellect and sensitivity whom Arie has abandoned to an upbringing by Dorothea. A nuanced character study. By Lee Blessing and Directed by Tim Klein.

  3. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 1, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  4. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 1, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  5. Winter Forest with Coleman

    February 1, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  6. Art Lounge

    February 2, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 14-18 Cost: $99 for nine weeks For teens who want more art in their lives, this is an opportunity to explore professional art studios or learn how to create a blog to showcase art en route to building a portfolio. Class fee includes a light meal each week.

  7. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 3, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  8. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 3, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  9. Creation Station

    February 3, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $5 per class Drop in on Tuesdays to experiment with a variety of media: painting, drawing, clay, sculpture, collage, photography and printmaking. Please pre-register as space is limited.

  10. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 4, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  11. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 4, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  12. Walk-In Wednesday Open Studio

    February 4, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  13. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 5, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  14. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 5, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  15. Young Painter

    February 5, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $10 per class Learn the basics of painting, including drawing, color mixing, brush control, broad wash and detailing.

  16. Perched with Gene

    February 5, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  17. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 6, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  18. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 6, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  19. Date Night- For All Seasons with Jordan

    February 6, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  20. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 7, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  21. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 7, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  22. Anime with Amber Baker

    February 7, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 12-18 Cost: $25 per class Observe the work of professional anime artists, then practice on real anime boards to create your character, storyline and background.

  23. Family Paint- Love Flowers with Jordan

    February 7, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  24. Date Night- Together with Coleman

    February 7, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  25. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 8, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  26. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 8, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  27. The Red Umbrella with Jordan

    February 8, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  28. Art Lounge

    February 9, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 14-18 Cost: $99 for nine weeks For teens who want more art in their lives, this is an opportunity to explore professional art studios or learn how to create a blog to showcase art en route to building a portfolio. Class fee includes a light meal each week.

  29. Sugar Plum Trees with Coleman

    February 9, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  30. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 10, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  31. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 10, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  32. Creation Station

    February 10, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $5 per class Drop in on Tuesdays to experiment with a variety of media: painting, drawing, clay, sculpture, collage, photography and printmaking. Please pre-register as space is limited.

  33. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 11, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  34. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 11, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  35. Walk-In Wednesday Open Studio

    February 11, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  36. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 12, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  37. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 12, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  38. Young Painter

    February 12, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $10 per class Learn the basics of painting, including drawing, color mixing, brush control, broad wash and detailing.

  39. Amour des Chats with Jordan Jordan

    February 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  40. Brasil Guitar Duo

    February 12, 7:00 PM @ St. Peter’s Catholic Church

    The Duo’s innovative programming features a seamless blend of traditional and Brazilian works. The Duo has appeared internationally on major concert series and festivals. The Duo met in Sao Paulo as teenage guitar students and have been performing together for more than fifteen years. Sponsored, in part, by the C. W. Titus Foundation.

  41. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 13, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  42. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 13, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  43. Art on Tap

    February 13, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Age: 21 and older Cost: Membership, available at the door at $25 for students with ID; $40 for individuals; and $55 for family or couples. Get a taste beer, barbeque and bluesy jazz. This membership event will feature a selection of brews from Heart of America Beverage Co. and food from Lumpy’s Express BBQ. Music will be provided by Springfield band Bella Donna, performing acoustic, bluesy jazz with an Ozark influence.

  44. Gal-entine Ladies Pamper and Paint- Kandinsky's Hearts- Coleman

    February 13, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    Featuring massages and mini-mani’s for the gals to pamper themselves a bit before the big date night! All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  45. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 14, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  46. Discover Winter Birds and The Great Backyard Bird Count

    February 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 201 W Riviera Drive, Suite A

    Many winter guests are visiting our feeders. Do you know who your guests are? We’ll begin indoors learning basic bird identification techniques, and a few of the more common birds in our area. We’ll also learn about critical issues affecting birds, and what we can do to help. Following a discussion of how to use binoculars and field guides, we’ll head outdoors (weather permitting) for a chance to see and hear birds in their natural habitats on a hike through the Park. Learn how you can participate at home in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, February 13th -16th.

  47. Great Backyard Bird Count and Discover Birds Program

    February 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Audubon Center

    All ages welcome - Suggested Age: 7+ Many winter guests are visiting our feeders. Do you know who your guests are? We’ll begin indoors learning basic bird ID techniques, and a few of the more common birds in our area. We’ll also learn about critical issues affecting birds, and what we can do to help. Following a discussion of how to use binoculars and field guides, we’ll head outdoors for a chance to see and hear birds in their natural habitats on a hike through the park. Learn how you can participate at home in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, Feb. 13th – 16th.

  48. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 14, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  49. PhotoSpiva Tweens

    February 14, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 9-13 Cost: $35 This is for teens who aged out of PhotoSpiva Kids, but want to continue to build their photography skills. Class prepares participants for the PhotoSpiva Tweens exhibit in April. Two photographs from each participant will be chosen for the exhibit. Pre-register as space is limited.

  50. All Ages Family Paint- Family Tree- Jordan

    February 14, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  51. Raptors Rule!

    February 14, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ 201 W Riviera Drive, Suite A

    Age: 6 and older. Raptors are the masters of the sky and include eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls. Pittsburg State University Nature Reach will be here and use a number of live birds to explain more about these incredible hunters and their role in nature. Be sure to bring your camera!

  52. Date Night- Canoe for Two- Jordan

    February 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  53. Date Night- Serene Eventide- Coleman

    February 14, 10:00 PM - February 15, 12:00 AM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  54. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 15, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  55. Fluer D'Lis- Coleman

    February 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  56. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 15, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  57. Here's To Love

    February 15, 2:30 PM @ Joplin Little Theater

    Directed by Caroln McGowan/ Asst. by Bill Perry musical direction by Cecie Fritz/ Asst. by Matthew Holt Featuring a cavalcade of J.L.T Veterans and Local Talent. Includes songs originally recorded and performed by Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme. All tickets are $10.

  58. Paint Your Pet

    February 15, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25. Registration Deadline is Saturday Feb 14th at 5pm

  59. Art Lounge

    February 16, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 14-18 Cost: $99 for nine weeks For teens who want more art in their lives, this is an opportunity to explore professional art studios or learn how to create a blog to showcase art en route to building a portfolio. Class fee includes a light meal each week.

  60. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 17, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  61. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 17, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  62. Creation Station

    February 17, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $5 per class Drop in on Tuesdays to experiment with a variety of media: painting, drawing, clay, sculpture, collage, photography and printmaking. Please pre-register as space is limited.

  63. Dog Day Afternoon

    February 17, 4:00 PM @ Joplin Public Library

    Allows independent readers in K-5th grade to practice their reading skills by reading to certified Therapy Dogs. The Library supplies the books and the dogs, and the children are the storytellers. Registration takes place at the Children's Desk on the day of the event. For independent readers, grades K-5th.

  64. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  65. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  66. Walk-In Wednesday Open Studio

    February 18, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  67. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 19, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  68. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 19, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  69. Young Painter

    February 19, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $10 per class Learn the basics of painting, including drawing, color mixing, brush control, broad wash and detailing.

  70. Moon-lit Poppies with Coleman

    February 19, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  71. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 20, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  72. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 20, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  73. Starry Night with Jordan

    February 20, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  74. Yoga in Nature

    February 21, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ 201 W Riviera Drive, Suite A

    Enjoy exercising at your own level beside beautiful Shoal Creek. Instructor Connelaine Gustad teaches Hatha Yoga, exercise for balance, strength, flexibility, and endurance, which can instill harmony and tranquility in one’s life. Will be held indoors in inclement weather.

  75. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 21, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  76. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 21, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  77. Explore & Play!

    February 21, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Joplin Public Library

    A fun, hands-on program just for families with busy toddlers and preschoolers! Listen to a theme-related story, sing some songs and then explore specially created “exploration stations” that encourage adult-child play and teach key early literacy skills. Suggested age range: 1-5 years

  78. All Ages Family Paint- Elephant with Jordan

    February 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  79. Etched Metal Jewelry

    February 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: Adult Cost: $25 Learn simple techniques for etched designs and use a variety of application methods to create a pendant and a bracelet.

  80. Date Night- Winter Sunset with Coleman

    February 21, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  81. Billyo O’Donnell: Painting Missouri. -- Regional Gallery

    February 22, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    O'Donnell traveled the state capturing just the right time and place to paint each of Missouri’s 114 counties in plein air. This exhibition features selections from the collection.

  82. Colored Orbs with Coleman

    February 22, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  83. The Landscape Revisited: Jonathan Beer, Sandra Gottlieb, Martin Weinstein -- Main Gallery

    February 22, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Spiva Center for the Arts

    This touring exhibition features three artists with wildly divergent styles. Beer takes an abstract approach; Gottlieb produces photographic seascapes of pure motion; and Weinstein layers acrylic sheets, creating fascinating, layered visions.

  84. Art Lounge

    February 23, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 14-18 Cost: $99 for nine weeks For teens who want more art in their lives, this is an opportunity to explore professional art studios or learn how to create a blog to showcase art en route to building a portfolio. Class fee includes a light meal each week.

  85. Tree Silhouette with Gene

    February 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  86. Creation Station

    February 24, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $5 per class Drop in on Tuesdays to experiment with a variety of media: painting, drawing, clay, sculpture, collage, photography and printmaking. Please pre-register as space is limited.

  87. Walk-In Wednesday Open Studio

    February 25, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  88. Young Painter

    February 26, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 6-12 Cost: $10 per class Learn the basics of painting, including drawing, color mixing, brush control, broad wash and detailing.

  89. Skyline Sailboats with Coleman

    February 26, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  90. In Vino Veritas with Jordan

    February 27, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  91. Family Paint- Rainy Flowers with Coleman

    February 28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.

  92. Recycled Crafts

    February 28, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 201 W Riviera Drive, Suite A

    Join us for this creatively crafty program as we practice two of the three R’s - reusing, and recycling. Discover how to turn recyclables into fun works of art or practical items to use around the house as you visit different craft stations at your leisure. Stay as little or as long as you like!

  93. Trash to Treasures

    February 28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

    Ages: 10-Adult Cost: Free This class is in preparation for the Joplin Recyling Center’s Trash-to-Art contest, being held as part of its 15th anniversary observance. Rummage through Spiva’s collection of recycled treasures, exploring found objects as a medium for art. After completing the class, create an entry for the recycling center contest and exhibit, sponsored by Post Memorial Art Reference Library and Connect2Culture, in conjunction with the Joplin Recycling Center. For contest and exhibit details, go to: www.postlibrary and www.connect2culture.com.

  94. Date Night- Swooned Swans with Jordan

    February 28, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ RSVPaint-Joplin

    The whole month of February Every Night is Date Night. Couples can receive a discounted date night for two during any of our scheduled classes. All classes are 2-hrs. Pricing includes acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, easel, apron, and instruction. Classes are $35 a painter. $60 Couples Date Night for two. Ages 13 and over for most classes. 21 and over to consume alcohol. Saturday All Ages Family Paint, Children under 13- $25.