Special Events

Family Arts Festval

Saturday, March 9 • 1:00-4:00 p.m. – FREE and open to the public

MONA and Kearney Cultural Partners (KCP) invites you to the annual Family Arts Festival to experience art, dance, music, and more. At MONA participate in interactive educational art activities inspired by the exhibition A River Runs Through It, featuring artworks by Nebraska artists including Michael Forsberg, Paul Johnsgard, Tom Mangelsen, Joel Sartore, Terry Evans, among others. Dance away to music and songs provided by the friendliest family band in Nebraska – The String Beans, with two 30-minute performances at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.


Sounds of Summer 2019

Gather your friends and join in the fun!

Enjoy a lovely evening with your friends at Sounds of Summer in the Cliff Hillegass Outdoor Sculpture Garden. We provide the music along with tables and chairs. You are welcome to bring a picnic, including beverages of your choice! You may reserve a table for 10 people for all three Sounds of Summer performances for $500, or reserve a table for a single performance for just $200.

MONA’s Cliff Hillegass Sculpture Garden
Gate Opens at 6:00 p.m. • Music 7-9:00 p.m.
The fun begins when you get here!

Contributions are appreciated when we “pass the hat” to keep admission free.

Thursday, May 23 – Flatwater Jazz
Thursday, June 27 – Shelia Greenland Band
Thursday, July 25 – Formerly Three


Spirit: A Celebration of Art in the Heartland

April 17, 18, 19, 2020