Community Links

Kearney Cultural Partners

The Kearney Cultural Partners is a group of local businesses who have joined together to bring you news of cultural events happening in the Kearney area. Members of the Kearney Cultural Partners include: Merryman Performing Arts Center, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney Area Children’s Museum, Trails & Rails Museum, Kearney Community Theatre, Crane River Theater, Kearney Symphony Orchestra, Kearney Area Arts Council, Kearney Concert Association and The World Theatre.

Bringing you the Arts, Theatre, Music, History, and Family Fun!

The World Theatre

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

Crane River Theater

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

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 Community Theatre

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

Kearney Concert Association

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

Crane River Theater

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

Merryman Performing Arts Center

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.

Buffalo County Historical Society

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.