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The Lion King

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother — and former heir to the throne — has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is soon ravaged with betrayal, […]

Spiderman Swinging Back for Far From Home

Peter Parker’s relaxing European vacation takes an unexpected turn when Nick Fury shows up in his hotel room to recruit him for a mission. The world is in danger as four massive elemental creatures — each representing Earth, air, water and fire — emerge from a hole torn in the universe. Parker soon finds himself […]

Wild Cats

Opens September 17 “Wild Cats 3D” takes us closer than we ever dreamed possible to the magnificent lions, cheetahs and leopards of southern Africa. On a trek through the desert dunes of Namibia, and the spectacular landscapes of the Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls, Kevin Richardson shares his love of big cats and their extraordinary […]

Rocky Mountain Express

Now Showing All aboard for the ultimate in romantic railway travel. Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and highlights the adventure of building a nearly impossible transcontinental railway. The film weaves together spectacular aerial cinematography, archival photographs and maps, and the potent energy and rhythms […]

Influential Women

Influential Women On Exhibit August 5, 2019 – November 22, 2020 This is an exhibit created by a local Girl Scout, Chyna Delker, for her Gold Award Project. This is a photography exhibit focusing on 10 influential women in the Hastings Community. It highlights the success that these women have found in the community in which […]

After Promontory

After Promontory On Exhibit September 15, 2019 – March 15, 2020  The Center for Railroad Photography & Art and the Hastings Museum have collaborated to present this exhibition. PHOTOGRAPHY IS After Promontory’s literal and metaphorical lens on the transcontinental railroad boom. Both the book and the exhibition feature period photographs by some of the most […]

Amazing Grace

The documentary “Amazing Grace” is two days of Baptist church condensed to 90 minutes and injected directly into your soul. Shot in 1972 over a 48-hour period in Watts’ New Temple Missionary Baptist Church, this stirring document captured the live recording of the most successful gospel album in history, Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace. At the height of […]

We’re Promising the Moon

We’re hosting special events for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Plus, we’re well known for stellar educational opportunities all year round. Learn more about the Moon at the Hastings Museum! Anniversary Weekend & Beyond! Pie & The Sky | Fri, July 19, 8:30 – 10p Join us for a family event on the eve […]

Apollo 11

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a special FREE showing of Apollo 11. This mission sent Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon and was a miracle of human endeavor and ingenuity. The film chronicles each stage of the weeklong mission like a tick-tock procedural where everything could go wrong — but […]

A Novel Film Night

Join us for a discussion on this film & author. What: TOLKIEN Movie & Discussion When: Sunday, July 14 | 5:15 – 8:15 pm Where: Hastings Museum As a young student, J.R.R. Tolkien finds love, friendship and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts. Their brotherhood soon strengthens as Tolkien weathers the storm of a […]