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Spanning I-80 at Exit 275, the Archway offers a unique historical exhibit that brings American history to life and so much more.

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EVENTS

The Archway presents entertaining and educational events all year round. See the schedule below for coming events or create your own event at the Archway. Make your next event really special. Contact JILL EPLEY by email or call (877) 511-2724 to find out how.

Join us for upcoming events or plan your own event at the Archway.

Upcoming Events

Art at the Arch – Watercolor for Kids with Kellie

Date: January 19, 2020

Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm

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Start the New Year creatively!  Young artists, aged 8-13, years are invited to spend the afternoon at this special workshop discovering their creative side with watercolor artist Kellie Jo Risk. Students will learn basic watercolor techniques while they are guided in completing paintings on prairie landscape and wildlife themes.

Instructor Kellie Jo Risk has a Master’s Degree in Art Education and was an art professor at the University of Nebraska Kearney for over 20 years. No previous experience is needed and all the materials will be provided by the Archway.  The cost of the workshop is $25 per student.  For information, call the Archway at (308) 237-1000.  You can register for the workshop online by clicking on the link at the left.

Archie’s Adventure Camp

Date: January 20, 2020

Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

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In January, Archie’s Adventure Camp is all about building. Participants will build friendships, confidence, and skill by working on activities and experiments based on STEM models in engineering.  We’ll work together to build model bridges and houses and learn how to make them stronger.  We’ll learn about the laws of gravity and energy when we build a roller coaster.  We’ll even construct our own catapults.  And we’ll have lots of fun while we’re at it.  Join us for Archie’s Adventure Camp on Monday, January 20 from 8:00am – 3:00pm at the Archway.  The cost is $30/student.  Snacks and lunch are included.  For more information, call the Archway at (308) 237-1000.  Register online by clicking the link at left.

Archway Crane Day

Date: March 18, 2020

Time: 8:00am - 8:00pm

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Immerse yourself in Sandhill Crane culture during this day-long workshop. Learn about crane characteristics with a Nebraska Game and Parks wildlife biologist and what to watch for in crane behavior from an expert at Rowe Sanctuary.

Express your artistic side and create a simple crane painting with Kearney artist Diane Sciachitano and learn how anyone can take great wildlife photographs with photography instructor Patty Geist.

Discover the history of the Platte River Valley from the Oregon Trail era through today with a tour of the Archway’s historical exhibit and enjoy a front row seat for evening crane viewing in the blind at Rowe Sanctuary.

The day begins at 8:00am at the Archway and ends when the cranes settle in to their roost at Rowe Sanctuary in the evening.

The package includes all your meals for the day. Transportation to Rowe Sanctuary and back to the Archway is provided courtesy of Prestige Rentals. All you do is show up and have fun!

The complete program is available on Wednesday, March 18 or Thursday, March 19. Get more information by calling (308) 237-1000 or register online by clicking the link at left.

Why the Archway

The Archway’s unique setting and easy access to I-80 provide a one-of-a-kind venue for your business meeting or family celebration.

We have a variety of meeting spaces available for business meetings and receptions, family reunions, weddings and celebrations.

Contact Archway Event Coordinator Jill Epley at (877) 511-2724 or jepley@archway.org for information about making your next meeting or event really special at the Archway.

Archway Theater

  • Ideal for meetings of 20-30
  • Projector, screen, audio system available
  • Catering is available
  • Alcohol cannot be served without appropriate licensing. Licensing will be secured through your caterer. Allow at least 6 weeks for the licensing process.

Platte River Room

  • Meetings, weddings, receptions and celebrations
  • Seats up to 150 people
  • Vintage soda fountain available
  • Big screen TVs, podium, audio system available
  • Catering is available
  • Alcohol cannot be served without appropriate licensing. Licensing will be secured through your caterer. Allow at least 6 weeks for the licensing process.

Archway Picnic Shelter

  • Outdoor meetings, weddings, family picnics and celebrations
  • Seats up to 150
  • Charcoal grills are provided
  • Catering is available

Book Your Event Today

Rent a space at the Archway for your private event.

Contact Jill Epley by email or call (877) 511-2724  for more information.

Archway Campus

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Archway Shop

Find unique Nebraska made products in our shop.