As a member of the Kearney Cultural Partners, we team up with other local organizations to inform Kearney residents of cultural events happening right in our backyard. Committed to bringing members of the arts, theatre, music, history and film communities together, our partner organizations include:

The Archway 

Presenting 170 years of history starting at Fort Kearny where over 400,000 Americans and immigrants converged on the Mormon, Oregon and California trails before heading west to the frontier.

Crane River Theater Company

Serving 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.

The Frank House

Stewarding, sharing and celebrating the historic home and its cultural resources.

Kearney Area Arts Council

Expanding the arts in the community, increasing diversity in the arts and promoting artists and their work.

Kearney Area Children’s Museum

Providing fun, interactive and educational experiences that stimulate creative play and expression while supporting the connections within the family, community and the world around us.

Kearney Community Theatre

Enriching and enlightening the Kearney community through theatrical entertainment and education.

Kearney Concert Association

Providing and promoting concerts of exceptional quality at affordable prices.

Kearney Public Library

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

Kearney Symphony Orchestra

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

Kearney Visitors Bureau

Promoting Kearney’s numerous assets and provides information about city events and attractions.

Main Street Kearney

Providing the community with some of the finest shopping and educational experiences while encouraging economic revitalization through historic preservation.

Merryman Performing Arts Center

Offering quality dance, music and theatre performances, educational events and workshops that culturally reward audiences and participants.

Museum of Nebraska Art

Celebrating Nebraska’s artistic culture and heritage by collecting and preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the art of Nebraska.

Nebraska Firefighter’s Museum

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

Trails & Rails Museum

Collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting artifacts, documents and published materials relating to the history of Buffalo County.