Kearney Cultural Partners

Kearney Cultural Partners

Bringing you:
• Theatre
• Music
• History
• and Family Fun
Kearney Cultural Partners Events Calendar

Crane River Theater logo Crane River Theater Company

Crane River Theater was created to serve the community of Kearney and surrounding areas as a professional theater production company providing a home for the presentation, education and promotion of the arts.

Kearney Area Children's Museum logo Kearney Area Children’s Museum

The Kearney Area Children’s Museum’s mission is to provide fun, interactive, educational experiences which stimulate creative play and expression while supporting the connections within the family, community and the world around us.

Kearney Arts Council logo Kearney Area Arts Council

The mission of the Kearney Area Arts Council is to expand the arts inthe community, to increase diversity in the arts, to promote artists and their work and
to develop activities that encourage the community to practice and appreciate the arts.

Concert Association logo Kearney Concert Association

“Bringing Great Performances to Central Nebraska Since 1948.” It is the mission of the Kearney Concert Association to provide and promote concerts of exceptional quality at affordable prices.

Kearney Community Theatre logo Kearney Community Theatre

Kearney Community Theatre’s purpose is to enrich and enlighten our community through theatrical entertainment and education.

The Bricks logo Downtown Kearney

“The Bricks” offers some of the finest shopping and
educational experiences in the Midwest. The purpose of the Main Street program is to
encourage economic revitalization through historic preservation.

Kearney Public LibraryKearney Public Library

Providing equal access to information and promoting the enjoyment of reading, culture, and the pursuit of lifelong learning.

Merriman Performing Arts logo Merryman Performing Arts Center

The Merryman Performing Arts Center’s mission is to offer quality dance, music and theatre performances, educational events and workshops that will culturally reward audiences and participants.

G.W. Frank Museum Logo
G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture

The G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture engages diverse audiences with the history and culture of Kearney, Nebraska, and the larger Great Plains region through collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories of the many individuals associated with this historic site. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Frank Museum serves as a living institution, interpreting the home and its cultural resources, and is dedicated to exploring our past as a way of better understanding our present and future.. Read more.

Nebraska Firefighters Museum logo Nebraska Firefighters Museum

Educating individuals about fire prevention and safety, preserving Nebraska’s firefighting heritage and honoring Nebraska’s firefighters.

Trails and Rails logoTrails and Rails Museum

Discover the history of Trails and Rails along the Great Platte River Road.

The World Theatre logo The World Theatre

Old World, New Spin! Our goal is to bring audiences a better alternative to commercial Hollywood fare by celebrating the motion picture as art.

c_kso_logo Kearney Symphony Orchestra

A unique collection of student musicians, instructors, and dedicated community members.

MONA logo Museum of Nebraska Art

The Museum of Nebraska Art celebrates Nebraska’s artistic culture and heritage by collecting and preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the art of Nebraska.

c_kvb_logo Kearney Visitors Bureau

Sandhill Crane Capital of the the World!Discover historical and family attractions, find entertainment, explore
local accommodations and dining, check the events calendar for the Kearney Nebraska area,
or download an online visitors guide.

Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary

Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.


c_arch_logo The Archway

The Archway, spanning 310 feet across Interstate 80, presents 170 years of American history in about an hour featuring film, fiber optics, computer graphics, life-size dioramas, re-enactors, classic cars and more.