Why You Should Support Local Art Programs

Why You Should Support Local Art Programs

When we think of an arts festival, we think of mingling with friends around artists, music, and food. From the artists’ perspective, attending an arts festival is a business decision. For festival artists, participating in an outdoor show represents an opportunity for...
Fun Things to Do in Joplin, Missouri

Fun Things to Do in Joplin, Missouri

Public art is an essential and revealing component of a community’s personality and culture. Below, we’ve gathered our favorite art and cultural activities to do this summer in Joplin MO. Joplin Arts Fest Joplin Arts Fest is an annual summer art festival hosted...
Best Summer Arts Festival in Joplin MO

Best Summer Arts Festival in Joplin MO

The Kiwanis Club of Joplin – in collaboration with Joplin Regional Artists Coalition, Connect2Culture, and Spiva Center for the Arts – will be hosting its fifth annual Joplin Arts Fest on Friday, September 20th (6:00–10:00pm) and Saturday, September 21st...
Why Being an Arts Patron Matters

Why Being an Arts Patron Matters

How Does a Patron Help an Arts Festival? When we think of an arts festival, we think of mingling with friends around artists, music, and food. From the artists’ perspective, attending an arts festival is a business decision. For festival artists, participating in an...