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Give Hastings Day gifts to help fund Nature Nook

The Hastings Community Foundation is sponsoring Give Hastings Day on May 1, 2014. This special day is an online 24-hour fundraising event for area nonprofits. Of course, the Hastings Museum is participating, and we hope you will consider us in your giving. The important web address on the day of the event is: GiveHastings.org. Plan [...]

Build a night of Family Fun: Friday, April 18!

5 pm: EAT! We’ll sell pizza by the slice! First-come first-served beginning at 5:00 pm. If you’re worried we’ll run out, call in your order by noon on Friday and we’ll make sure it’s waiting for you: 402.461.4629. Special thanks to our pizza partner, Little Caesars! $1 per slice +tax, Kool-Aid included 5-7 pm: PLAY! [...]

‘The Lego Movie’ lands on Giant Screen

This original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as an extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and [...]

Oscar-winning ’20 Feet from Stardom’ Rocks!

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to [...]

Rock Up Close: Concert Film Series Returns!

Next up: U23D on May 10.  And on June 7, it’s The Rolling Stones.  Get ready for ‘Rock Up Close’ at the Hastings Museum with the return of our rock concert film series. Three Concerts.  Three Continents.  All on a three-story screen—with crystal clear video and digital surround sound. Trailers Below Each film is shown [...]

Experience ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ on a Giant Screen

The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduring masterpiece, The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ continues the adventures of the title character, Bilbo Baggins, as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom [...]

‘We The People’ Educates and Inspires

This powerful giant screen historical 2D documentary is the story of America’s founding documents and the people who wrote, shaped and tested them. From men who would defy a king, to a man who would not let the more perfect union die, to women who struggled for equality, ‘We the People’ delivers a powerful national [...]

‘Frozen’ charms on the Big Screen

Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen, and featuring the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, [...]

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ at Hastings Museum

When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, “Mary Poppins” by P.L. Travers, he made them a promise. A promise he didn’t realize would take 20 years to keep. Trailer Below In his quest to obtain the rights, Disney comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely [...]

Next Family Program: Prehistoric Creatures

Join us on the first Saturday of each month for a Hastings Museum Family Program. Themes vary, see below, and programs are usually offered in the afternoon. On occasion, program themes tie-in to films offered in our super screen Theatre, which are available for an additional cost. Groups of family and friends of all ages [...]

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