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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

Art at the Arch – Paint Paradise

Date: May 29, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: The Archway

2021-4-13 Paint Paradise

Let’s get creative!  In this class, students of all ages and painting abilities are invited, with the guidance of a Paint Paradise instructor, to glaze a ceramic fox character planter.  The fee for the class includes all the materials you’ll need and the ceramic firing of the finished piece.  Join us and create a decorative planter that you’ll enjoy for years to come.  The class fee is $25/student.  Access the registration form by clicking the link to the left.

Soda Fountain Sundae – Jerome Kills Small

Date: June 13, 2021

Time: 2:30 pm

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Learn about traditional Native American culture when you join us for a presentation by Oglala Lakota storyteller and oral historian Jerome Kills Small.  His presentation will include traditional songs and stories that reflect the culture and beliefs of the Oglala Lakota people.

“The foundation of our life is written in our hearts.  We have oral traditional history.  It is written in each and every person..,”  says Kills Small, who learned stories and songs growing up in his grandparent’s house in South Dakota.

After the presentation, we’ll serve root beer floats from the Archway’s vintage soda fountain.  The presentation is free.  Donations for floats are appreciated.

Our flexible seating arrangement allows 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.

Fishing With First Responders – Minnows and Medics

Date: June 15, 2021

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: The Archway Pond

Small Fishing

The Archway and the Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center join forces with our friends at CHI Good Samaritan EMS and Air Care for this Fishing with First Responders event.

Enjoy fishing on the Archway pond.  Beginners and advanced anglers are welcome.  We provide rods, bait, and tackle, courtesy of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.  The event is free.  No registration is required.  You just show up and have fun!

No gasoline-powered boats on the pond, please.

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.

Archway Campus

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Archway Shop

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