Cultural Events in our Area



Kearney Cultural Partners
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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 Arts Council


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The mission of the Kearney Area Arts Council is to
expand the arts in the 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.




Kearney Area Children’s Museum

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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 Community Theatre



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





Kearney Concert Association


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It is the mission of the Kearney Concert Association to provide and promote concerts of exceptional quality at affordable prices.


Kearney Symphony Orchestra




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


Merryman Performing Arts Center

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 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.


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.




Trails and Rails Museum

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 The Buffalo County Historical Society is the
primary institution with responsibility to collect,
preserve, research, and interpret artifacts,
documents, and published materials relating
to the history of Buffalo County.


The World Theatre



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