How Artists Can Succeed at Art Festivals

How Artists Can Succeed at Art Festivals

The summer art show season is upon us again. Each summer, tens of thousands of artists have the opportunity to show and sell their creations to the art-loving public. Participating in these shows can be exhilarating, terrifying and exhausting, all at the same time....
Why You Should Support Local Art Events

Why You Should Support Local Art Events

As the Joplin Arts Fest committee gears up for our September arts festival, we love to educate our Joplin and surrounding communities on the importance of supporting local area artists. Below are 10 incredible, fact-based reasons to support local art efforts. 1. Arts...
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...