Ways to Support Spiva

Individual contributions, corporate underwriting, and foundation grants are essential components of Spiva’s success. Annual fundraising efforts support a wide range of artistic and educational opportunities and make important facility upgrades possible. Supporters may choose to provide funding for a specific program or exhibit, a series of classes, or an entire gallery. Call 417.623.0183 for more information about the benefits of sponsorship.

Become a Member

By becoming a member, you join hundreds of individuals, families, and corporations that help sustain a lively tradition in the arts of the four states. Your annual membership supports creative and educational programming for all ages and helps bring imaginative exhibitions to life. Learn More »

Take a Class

Spiva provides a broad spectrum of creative, educational art programs for the four-state community and encourages all age groups to explore, enjoy and participate in the arts. Spiva’s educational programs take place in our galleries, in the classrooms and sometimes in the streets! Learn More »

Give a Gift

A gift could honor a friend; serve as a memorial; celebrate an achievement or a birthday, a marriage, anniversary or special occasion. A gift benefits Spiva right away and the giver at tax time. Learn More »

Invest in Spiva's Future

Gifts to Spiva Center for the Arts are tax-deductible as allowed by law and create important, practical benefits at tax time. Whether the gift honors a friend, serves as a memorial, or celebrates an achievement, a contribution to Spiva’s Endowment Fund carries your support forward in time. Spiva enjoys a vibrant history. We look forward to your involvement in securing its future. Learn More »

Volunteer Your Time

Join an energetic and enthusiastic member-volunteer base. Work on special projects, interact with children during hands-on “art-ivities” or schedule a few hours a month to learn about the exhibits and greet our visitors. Use your time, talents and energy to make our vision a reality. Learn more about volunteering »

Sponsor an Exhibit

Sponsorship provides a wide range of artistic and educational opportunities for our community, and allows Spiva to introduce emerging artists in all media. Learn More »

Make a Purchase

Our gift shop features fine art and finely crafted items created by regional artists and artisans. Splendid, fun, useful, eclectic — your source for the unique and the exceptional. Visit the Gift Shop »


Spiva programs are presented through the generous financial and in-kind assistance a of many organizations and individuals. Please check this page often for new additions to our roster of acknowledgements, and join us in thanking those whose generosity makes our programming possible. View our supporters »