Kearney Cultural Partners
Bringing you the arts, theatre, music, history, and family fun to Kearney, Nebraska!
Kearney Community Theatre:
Sit-back and enjoy the performances of the Kearney Community Theatre. It is local talent at it’s best. Producing comedies, dramas, musicals, and children’s theatre. Check out their website for list of 2021 performances.
Kearney Public Library:
The Kearney Public Library is filled with activities and books for all ages, and a very helpful staff, take advantage of the wealth of new opportunities! Learn, discover and explore new things.
Merryman Preforming Arts Center:
The Merryman Performing Arts Center offers quality dance, music and theatre performances, educational events and workshops.
Who we are:
The Kearney Cultural Partners bring theater, music, art, movies, history, and literature all year round!
With a rich assortment of organizations, the Kearney Cultural Partners bring art and culture to life for residents and visitors of all ages.
Meet the Cultural Partners:
Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary is dedicated to the conservation of Sandhill Cranes, Whooping Cranes, and other migratory birds, and their habitat along the Platte River in south-central Nebraska. Visit website
Buffalo County Historical Society/Trails and Rails Museum is rich in the history of the great transportation routes of the past, present, and future. Visit website
Classic Car Collection takes you back in time through the evolution and art of the automobile and its role in our lives. Featuring 200+ vintage automobiles from the early 1900s to the modern age. Visit website
Crane River Theater provides the unique quality of using professionals from across the country and mixing them with local artists to create innovative productions. Visit website
Downtown Kearney this historic district features unique boutiques, jewelry stores, men’s and women’s apparel, furniture stores, fine dining, specialty pubs, and nightlife experiences. There is fun for everyone Down On the Bricks! Visit website
Explore history at the G.W. Frank Museum, one of Kearney’s grandest Gilded Age mansions and the former Nebraska State Hospital for Tuberculosis. Visit website
The Kearney Area Arts Council has promoted the arts in our community through free summer concerts in the park, scholarships for art students and funding for local arts events. Visit website
The Kearney Area Children’s Museum offers more than twenty interactive exhibits that cover a wide variety of interests that include an art studio, science center, train depot, grocery store and more! Visit website
Kearney Community Theatre is local talent at its best, producing comedies, dramas and musicals! Children’s theatre, dinner theatre and matinees available. Visit website
The Kearney Concert Association provides and promotes concerts of exceptional quality at affordable prices. Performances promises to bring entertainment and cultural enrichment. Visit website
The Kearney Public Library is filled with activities and books for all ages, and a very helpful staff, take advantage of the wealth of new opportunities! Learn, discover and explore new things. Visit website
The Kearney Symphony Orchestra is a unique collection of student musicians, instructors and dedicated community members. Performances start in the fall and go through spring. Visit website
The Merryman Performing Arts Center offers quality dance, music and theatre performances, educational events and workshops. Visit website
The Museum of Nebraska Art is the home of the official art collection of the State of Nebraska celebrating Nebraska’s visual artistic heritage. Visit website
The Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center is designed to provide a place to safeguard and preserve Nebraska’s proud firefighting heritage. Visit website
The Archway is a tribute to the adventurers who traveled through Nebraska in the past and an inspiration to the adventurers of today. Visit website
The World Theatre is a restored, historic theatre that opened its doors in 1927 as a vaudeville house and is now a nonprofit, volunteer-run theatre. Visit website
UNK Music, Theatre, and Dance offers multiple chances a year to experience the arts with the students and faculty at the University of Nebraska Kearney. Visit website
The Kearney YMCA has something for everyone! Health & fitness, group exercise classes, aquatics, youth & adult sports/programs, family activities and childcare. Visit website