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Explore America’s Music on the Super Screen

America’s Musical Journey follows singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of American music and explores the great musical cities. New Orleans, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, and New York City are home to electrifying art forms like jazz, the blues, country, soul, and rock and roll were born. In America’s musical cities, every chord, […]

Come see (and HEAR!) Noteworthy: Musical Instruments Through Time

On display June 22 – October 28! More than 20 instruments are on display to tie in with our newest film, America’s Musical Journey! Not only will you have the chance to see instruments that helped to shape the history of music, but you can hear them too. The informative panels detailing each instrument include […]

Kool-Aid Man is promoting a new product!

Kool-Aid Man is done breaking through people’s walls to promote his eponymous flavored drink mix, at least for a new campaign for Kool-Aid Sparklers. While the pitcher-shaped character still rumbles out his signature phrase, “Oh yeah,” he finds himself in more relaxed situations in a series of 15-second spots and social media activations by Mcgarrybowen. The […]

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

  All around the world, engineers are pushing the limits of ingenuity and innovation in unexpected, imaginative, and amazing ways. Dream Big: Engineering Our World will take you on a journey of discovery from the world’s tallest building to a bridge higher than the clouds. Along the way, you’ll witness how today’s engineers are shaping the world […]

Peggy Karr Glass – A beautiful opportunity to support the Museum

A beautiful opportunity to support the Museum The Hastings Museum Foundation is proud to announce Peggy Karr Glass now comes in exclusive Kool-Aid designs. Six products are offered, and designs are based on the original flavors: cherry, grape, strawberry, lemon lime, raspberry, and orange. Like all Peggy Karr glassware, they are dishwasher safe! Colors will […]

Earth, Moon and Sun rises in planetarium

“Earth, Moon and Sun” is a wonderful, new fulldome program coming to the Hastings Museum planetarium in February. While especially designed for children in grades 2-5, it’s really fun for everyone! This fulldome program explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, a fun character adapted from Native American […]

Xiphactinus Comes to Life

Watch award-winning paleo-artist Gary Staab and his staff painstakingly recreate a 65 million year old Xiphactinus fish in this time elapse video. It is simply amazing!

Experience the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS!

Mark Hamill narrates this journey from our Sun to the edge of a Black Hole. Every star has a story. Some are faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day within vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, […]

Could a quetzalcoatlus fly up to 80 mph?

With a wingspan of up to 40 ft. and a beak that’s 8.2 ft. long, the quetzalcoatlus is the biggest animal to have ever flown. When standing it would have been eye-to-eye with a giraffe! It’s giant wings allowed it to launch itself to a speed of 35 mph with a single powerful press up […]

Hastings Museum Receives Highest National Recognition

Accreditation from the American Association of Museums acknowledges Hastings Museum’s commitment to excellence and professional standards. HASTINGS, Neb., Aug. 10, 2011 – The Hastings Museum announced today that it has achieved accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). This is the highest national recognition for a museum. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to […]