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Welcome to Kearney!

Let’s start with the basics…
Kearney pronounced
/ˈkärnē/ (car + knee)
CITY IN NEBRASKA

1. A colorful and exciting city situated in the heart of the Heartland.

2. The Sandhill Crane Capital of the World

Now that we got that out of the way, here are a dozen things you ought to know about Kearney.

Experience One of the Earth’s Greatest Migrations

Every year from late February to early April, over 600,000 Sandhill Cranes migrate on the Platte River valley in order to ‘fuel up’ before resuming their northward migration.

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We love seeing Kearney from your eyes - beautiful cornfields! Repost ➡️ @_pinakimondal
A new year means new adventures! 🗺  Here in Kearney we are looking forward to another year & another Sandhill Crane migration this spring! Learn more about this phenomenal event & start planning your trip at https://visitkearney.org/sandhill-cranes/ #visitnebraska #visitkearney #kearneynebraska #thegreatmigration #sandhillcranes #bucketlist #2021adventures
Take a walk through this winter wonderland now happening at the Holiday Light Festival at Yanney Park. Lights will be lit nightly from 6-8:30pm through December 12. Brought to you by @kearneyparknrec and various Kearney businesses/organizations 🤩 #christmasinnebraska #visitkearney #winterwonderland #holidaylights
Indisputably the most internationally known living Nebraska artist and one of the world‘s most renowned fiber artists, Sheila Hicks was born in Hastings, Nebraska in 1934. From her early life in Nebraska, Hicks gives credit to her mother, great aunts, and grandmothers for influencing her art through various techniques of working with textiles and threads.

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Sheila Hicks
"Hastings Visit to the Great Plains"
bas relief: cotton, linen; 1979
Museum Purchase made possible by National Endowment for the Arts through a matching grant, Museum of Nebraska Art Collection
Did you know Kearney is home to the Museum of Nebraska Art, the official state art collection? MONA, for short, is a collection of 5,000+ artworks that celebrate Nebraska’s artist heritage. The collection & other new exhibits is on display in this historic building, the former Kearney Post Office built in 1911. The museum is NOW OPEN for visitors, hours are Tue-Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm  @museumofnebraskaart #musuemofnebraskaart #visitkearney #kearneynebrask #artmusuem #downtownkearney #nebraska
Welcome to Kearney NSAA State Cross Country! Not quite as sunny as last year but we are still excited to help host this event! Good luck to all the student-athletes completing today! @nsaahome #visitkearney #kearneynebraska #nebraska
“My favorite color is October” -unknown 🍁Beautiful fall day here in Kearney🍂 #kearneynebraska #visitkearney #kearneyne #fallcolors #cottonmillpark #october