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George A. Spiva Center for the Arts

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Address: 222 W 3rd St, Joplin, MO 64801-2513
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+1 417-623-0183
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Wonderful!

This place is great! It is so nice to see culture & Art in our own little downtown! Absolutely worth visiting... I have enjoyed every single trip I've made & all the different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great! It is so nice to see culture & Art in our own little downtown! Absolutely worth visiting... I have enjoyed every single trip I've made & all the different exhibits I've got to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This art center is an incredible place for the whole family. There are always new and interesting exhibits (3 galleries!), tons of classes for kids and adults, and always fun programs to attend. Members get awesome perks, and membership is really cheap. My favorite perks are the membership shows to display my art, and the opening receptions. You're missing out... More 

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Thank Sarah C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great local spot to see local art and artists. Set aside a few hours to see everything. Great little gem in the 4 state area.

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Thank Travis J G
Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I am friends with a family that has moved to Joplin and have taken the boys on a couple of outings around town to pick up literature for the family and show the boys some of the things they might not easily discover. The gentleman who arranges for the exhibits gave us a "teaser" for the upcoming exhibit. An artist... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

With ever-changing exhibits, the Spiva selects from only the best and most thoughtful of local and regional artists. Within the confines of this downtown facility are four primary exhibit rooms with each exhibit attractively displayed and accompanied by helpful and informative descriptions of each piece of art. It is a FREE museum, surprisingly, and well worth taking 30 minutes out... More 

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Thank RebecaEleria
New Albany, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I was in Joplin for the opening reception of all the work in the three galleries. Everything was as you would expect in a great gallery.

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Thank Lowry W
Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Always something new or changing soon. Volunteers are always friendly and helpful to the visitor. Excellent gift shop for unique one of a kind items! Offers classes and activities through out the week.

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Cool plave to visit local artists and artists from all over the country and their works, photospiva and small works are one of my favorite exhibits to go to and bid on artwork, they offer classes for kids and adults so theres something for everyone.

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Thank Josh F
Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I've been involved with Spiva for as long as I can remember. This an awesome venue for local and national art. They offer classes in various genre on a regular basis. Everything from painting to glass work. Their attention to detail when displaying art work is beyond compare. The quality of work is truly outstanding and the viewer has three... More 

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3 Thank DariaClaiborne
Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Spiva Art Center is a joy to visit with family. We have grade school aged children and the center has a variety of displays that keep their attention. However, the center is not so large that we are irritable by the time we have finished reviewing all they have to offer. They do an excellent job of changing their scenery... More 

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