Cultural Partners

The Kearney Symphony Orchestra is proud to be a part of the Kearney Cultural Partners, a group of local organizations that have joined together to promote Kearney area cultural events.

Archway Monument Logo

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 Logo

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.

Frankhouse Logo

The historic home on campus. The museum’s mission is to steward, share, and celebrate the Frank House and its cultural resources.

Kearney Area Children's Museum

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

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

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.

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.

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 Concert Association


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

Nebraska Firefighters Museum

Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center works to educate individuals about fire prevention/safety, preserve Nebraska’s firefighting heritage and honor Nebraska’s firefighters!

Trails and Rails museum

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.

Main Street Kearney

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.

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.

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