Address/Phone #:
222 W. 3rd St.
Joplin, MO 64801
(417) 623-0183

Susan Adams
Interim Executive Director

Tue – Sat: 10 am – 5 pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Major Holidays

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What can I find inside Spiva?

  • 3 Art Galleries
  • Year-round educational programming for all ages
  • Memberships
  • Programs and Events
  • Gift Shop: Local Artwork for Sale

The fine-art hub of the fourstates, Spiva Center for the Arts aims to celebrate the creative experience by promoting the arts, showcasing visual – literary – and performing arts, nurturing creative expression, offering quality educational programming/programs for all ages, and featuring exhibits in three galleries year-round. The Center is named after George A. Spiva, a businessman, philanthropist, and lover of the arts. He believed that opportunities in the arts should be available to all.