Kearney Cultural Partners
Presenting 170 years of history in under an hour, The Archway starts in the 1840s 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 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.
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.
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’s purpose is to enrich and enlighten our community through theatrical entertainment and education.
The Kearney Public Library exists to provide equal access to information and to promote the enjoyment of reading, culture, and the pursuit of lifelong learning.
Kearney has an array of attractions including many historical museums and galleries, theaters, an extensive list of family activities, wineries and breweries and many different shopping facilities to meet all of your needs
Downtown Kearney: The Bricks offers some of the finest shopping and educational experiences in the Midwest. The purpose of the Main Street program is to encourage economic revitalization through historic preservation.
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.