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Native American Festival

Don’t miss our 12th annual Native American Festival (NAF). We’re featuring new collaborations with local partners. This annual festival is an incredible opportunity to gain insight into the culture and life of Native Americans. Hundreds of students journey to the Hastings Museum each year to take part. Sign up today! The 2018 festival will be […]

Sign-up now for the 36th annual Festival of Trees

Now’s the time to register for the annual Festival of Trees at Hastings Museum! Our annual Tree Decorating Party is set for Friday, November 16, 4-7pm or Saturday, November 17, 9am -1pm and the deadline to register is Monday, November 12. Forms and Flyers  Festival of Trees flyer Festival of Trees form This year marks […]

Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends — Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to […]

Join our Community Conversation

We Need Your Input! The Museum is nearing the end of its current strategic plan. As we outline our new 4-year plan, it’s vital that we hear from YOU! We want input from our members, patrons, community members, local business owners—everyone. We’re curious: What kind of exhibits do you want the Museum to create? What kind […]

Veterans Day NAD Tours

  If you haven’t had a chance to experience one yet, we are offering more NAD Bus Tours! Get a sense of what it was like to live in Hastings during one of its booming periods. The city’s population nearly doubled between 1942 and 1943. Where did they live and work? These tours often sell out, […]

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, […]

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 […]

7 Reasons Prairie Moms were Bad Asses!

7 Reasons Why Prairie Moms Were Bad Asses! We know that moms rock it on a daily basis, but these women were in a league of their own. 1. They conquered the weather Summer brought temperature in excess of 120 degrees, drought, rainstorms, tornadoes, wind, and swarms of grasshoppers that could destroy crops. The winters […]

The Tri-City Food Fight is on!

The Tri-City Food Fight pits the Hastings Museum, Stuhr Museum, and the Archway in Kearney against each other to see who can raise the most food for local food pantries during the holiday season. All food collected goes toward local food pantries. To participate, simply drop non-perishable food items off at collection points at one […]

Spirits & Interesting People: SIP!

Join us Saturday, Jan. 27, from 7-11 PM, for a cocktail party that puts a spotlight on cool careers and hobbies! It’s a cocktail party with a twist! We’ve got libations and a group of experts with interesting jobs and hobbies. You’ll get a chance to meet them and learn about the odd and interesting […]