Joplin has a vibrant, ever-expanding Arts & Cultural community that helps make it a great place to live. Celebrated as a “Creative Community” award recipient by the Missouri Arts Council in 2012, Joplin Arts truly have something to offer everyone. Look below for a summary of arts opportunities in Joplin. Visit www.connect2culture.com/joplin-arts for a complete Joplin Arts Directory with information on each organization.