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Arts Alliance Calendar of Events


Arts Alliance member events and activities:

Tickets now on sale for 38 Special and Ozark Mountain Daredevil concert to be held April 5, 7 p.m., West Plains Civic Center, 110 Saint Louis St. Through ticketmaster.com or all Civic Center Box office, 417-256-8087, for information.

Now thru Feb. 18 (Thursdays-Sundays, noon-4 p.m.) Annual Fiber & Textile Arts Competition Show, Harlin Museum, 405 Worcester Ave.

Now thru March 16 (during regular hours of operation) “Ozark Women” Joyce McMurtrey photography exhibit, hosted by West Plains Council on the Arts (WPCA), Civic Center mezzanine.

Now thru March (weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Art of Janey Hale featured inside OzSBI’s first floor, 408 Washington Ave. In partnership with WPCA.

Now thru March (weekdays, 9 a.m-6 p.m. & Saturdays, 9 a.m-1 p.m.) Art at the Library, Student Art Exhibit, West Plains Public Library, 750 W. Broadway St., in partnership with WPCA.

Now thru March (during regular hours of operation) “African American Heritage in the Ozarks,” hosted by Ozark Heritage Research Center at the MSU-West Plains Garnett Library, 304 W. Trish Knight St.

Feb. 12 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) Watercolor workshop for beginners led by artist Lee Copen, Civic Center. Pre-registration and fee required. Text 417-293-2325 to register or for details, see “Starting with Watercolor Lee Copen Workshop” on Facebook.

Feb. 12 (12-1 p.m.) Lunch with Art, Tara Shahan. Pre-registration and fee required. Text 417-293-2325 to register or for details. West Plains Public Library Community Room.

Feb. 12 (4-7 p.m.) Valentine’s Make and Take. Pre-registration and fee required. Call 909-844-3325 to sign up and for more information. The Yellow House, 209 W. Trish Knight St.

Feb. 13 (6:30-9:30 p.m.) Patriotic Heart Barn Quilt Workshop hosted by WPCA at the Civic Center. Reservations and fee required. Text 417-293-2325 to register.

Feb. 17 (10 a.m.-noon) Meet-the-Artists reception, Student Art Exhibit, West Plains Public Library.

Feb. 23-Mar. 24 (Thursdays-Sundays, noon-4 p.m.) Annual High School Art Show Competition and Youth Art Showcase, Harlin Museum.

Feb. 24 (5:30-8 p.m.) Brewfest, hosted by WPCA, West Plains Civic Center. Tickets now on sale. Call the box office, 417-256-8087, for information.

Feb. 27 (6 p.m.) Black History Month Presentation by Larry Gragg, MSU-WP Garnett Library, 304 W. Trish Knight St.

Mar 2 (2-4 p.m.) Meet-the-Artist, Joyce McMurtrey “Ozark Women” Photography Exhibit, West Plains Civic Center Mezzanine.

Mar. 8 (7 p.m.) Stars Foundation Irish Dance Performance, Civic Center Theater

Mar. 8 Marks one month away in the countdown to Eclipse West Plains “Party in the Path” 4-day festival, April 5-8. See schedule of events at explorewestplains.com/tse.

WPCA call for submissions, for art exhibit, “Sky High: Eclipse and More,” an eclipse-themed exhibit to be held March 30 through May 4. Email for details: info@westplainsarts.org

Entry information now available for art show to be sponsored by Ozark Artery during Eclipse West Plains: Party in the Path. See Ozark Artery Facebook page for details or email ozarkarteryinfo@gmail.com.

Mondays during the school year (4:15-5:15 p.m.) Kids Art at the Harlin. Information: kidsart@harlinmuseum.com

Other arts and entertainment events happening around town include: 

Feb. 15-17 & Feb. 22-24 (7 p.m.) & Feb. 18 & 25 (3 p.m.) Alice in Wonderland presented by West Plains Playhouse, West Plains Civic Center Theater.

Now thru April (weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Dennis Crider Photography Exhibit, “39” Retro Photos from his days at the West Plains Daily Quill, OzSBI’s second floor.

Tickets on sale now through ticketmaster.com or Civic Center Box Office, 417-256-8087, for Sara Evans Concert on March 16 and Extreme Bull Riding Tour, March 22-23.

Additional information about these events and others can be found on the events page at explorewestplains.com.