Serving as the heart of Joplin’s art community since 1947, Spiva invites visitors to discover, create, and collect art. Local, regional, national, and international talent is showcased here in rotating exhibits throughout the year. The center also hosts PhotoSpiva, the oldest continually running photography competition in the United States, with entries from artists from all over the country. Spiva also offers art classes in a variety of mediums.
Open Tuesday through Saturday.