(Joplin, MO) – The Joplin arts and cultural community will convene in-person for Connect2Culture’s 7th Annual Joplin Arts & Cultural Preview on Saturday, August 13, 2022, 10:00 am at the Joplin Public Library, Community Room West.
The Joplin Arts & Cultural Preview gives Joplin area arts and cultural organizations the chance to tell their story, share what they have planned for the year ahead (2022 to 2023), and why you might be interested! Each organization will have up to two minutes to update the community.
This event is part of C2C’s roundtable series and aims to educate the public about upcoming events and encourage collaboration between participating organizations, as well as inform the media about potential opportunities for an interesting story. All are welcome to attend.
2022 participating organizations include:
- artCentral Carthage
- Bookhouse Cinema
- Creative Learning Alliance
- Downtown Joplin Alliance
- First Thursday ArtWalk
- Friends of the Joplin Public Library
- George Washington Carver National Monument
- Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex
- Heartland Concert Band
- Heartland Opera Theatre
- Historic Murphysburg Preservation, Inc.
- JoMoCon Committee
- Joplin Area Town and Country Quilters
- Joplin Arts District
- Joplin Arts Fest
- Joplin Celebrations Commission
- Joplin Empire Market
- Joplin Improv
- Joplin Little Theatre
- Joplin Public Library
- Joplin Regional Artists Coalition
- Local Color Art Gallery & Studio
- Midwest Regional Ballet
- MSSU Choral Society
- MSSU Department of Art and Design
- MSSU Institute of International Studies
- MSSU Department of Performing Arts: Div. of Music and Theatre
- Neosho Arts Council
- Ozark Festival Orchestra
- Post Art Library
- Proclamation Youth & Community Choir
- Pro Musica
- Solace House of the Ozarks
- Spiva Center for the Arts
- The Joplin Toad
- The Non-Permitted Project
- Urban Art Gallery
- VSM Joplin
- WolfRich Entertainment
“We always look forward to this important annual event,” says Emily Frankoski, Director of Connect2Culture. “In its seventh year, forty different local arts, culture, or entertainment organizations are registered to present about their mission and upcoming programming. The 2022 to 2023 season is going to be packed with things to do and experience and we couldn’t be more excited to help facilitate spreading the word by organizing and hosting this event!”
Registration for audience members, who are not presenting on behalf of an organization, is not required.
A recording, created by Missouri Southern State University’s KGCS students, will be made available on Connect2Culture’s YouTube channel after the event.
Our area is rated medium for COVID-19 according to the CDC. Those that do not feel well or have symptoms of COVID-19 should not attend.
Connect2Culture (C2C) is a not-for-profit arts organization founded in 2009 to enhance community through culture. Unlike any organization in the Joplin area, C2C is a respected community arts agency, a champion of the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex, and a performing arts presenter. C2C strives to expand audience and resources needed to “ignite a passion for the arts, culture, and entertainment” in the Joplin area.