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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 Amber Clement 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

Soda Fountain Sundae – Chris Sayre at Harmon Park

Date: July 10, 2021

Time: TBD

Location: Harmon Park

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The Archway teams up with the Kearney Artist Guild to present a special Soda Fountain Sundae performance at Art in the Park.  Join us in Kearney’s Harmon Park for this special presentation by veteran musician Chris Sayre.  His program, called Nebraska’s Musical Smorgasbord, celebrates the rich diversity of our state through the folk music of a variety of ethnic groups who call Nebraska home.

Join us for this special concert and see some lovely art at Art in the Park.

Soda Fountain Sundaes are presented with the support of Humanities Nebraska and sponsored by Diane and Michael Schnieders.

Soda Fountain Sundae – David Marsh

Date: July 11, 2021

Time: 2:30 pm

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Kearney favorite David Marsh returns to the Archway with his van full of instruments for this presentation of Music of the Plains.  Pioneers who came from a variety of cultures joined the journey west on the Great Platte River Road.  Hear their music and their stories in this exciting presentation.

David Marsh will amaze you with his musical range on a variety of instruments, playing songs that came from all over the world to shape America’s musical heritage.

After the performance, join us for root beer floats served from the Archway’s vintage soda fountain.  The performance is free. Donations for the floats are always appreciated.

Our flexible seating enables us to observe social distancing.  Face coverings are recommended but not required.

Soda Fountain Sundaes are presented with the support of Humanities Nebraska and sponsored by Diane and Michael Schnieders.

 

Art at the Arch – Painting with John Lillyman

Date: July 24, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: The Archway

2021-4-13 Lillyman values

Painters of all ages and abilities are invited to join local artist John Lillyman in exploring the value of “value.”  In this class, students will learn how to compose a landscape painting using shades of white, black, and grey.  It’s a basic technique in organizing the surface of the painting that will help both beginners and advanced artists to make better paintings.  The cost is $25/student and all the materials are included.  Click the link on the left to access the registration form.

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 Amber Clement at (877) 511-2724 or aclement@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 Amber Clement by email or call (877) 511-2724  for more information.

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