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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 […]

‘D-Day’ Day: Normandy 1944

Perfect for family audiences 8 to 88!   Narrated by Tom Brokaw, this inspiring movie pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom. It explains the Allied operation and details five keys to victory: the Liberty Ship, the C-47 “SkyTrain,” two-and-a-half-ton trucks, the Jeep, and the bulldozer. Trailer Below Blending animation, CGI, […]

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 […]

Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland Returns

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Among these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique […]

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 […]

Kick-off Kool-Aid Days with our ‘After Dark’ Event

Friday, August 12, 2016 7:00-10:00 p.m. Test your Super Power Senses Smell – Guess that Kool-Aid scent Hear – Nocturnal animal sounds with Nebraska Game and Parks Taste – Identify different Kool-Aid flavor combos See – Glow-in-the-dark scavenger hunt Touch – Get hands-on with fizzy cloud dough Enjoy a yummy snack & more glowtastic after-dark […]

Flight of the Butterflies

What is Flight of the Butterflies in 3D? It’s a natural history epic. It’s a compelling detective story. It’s a scientific adventure at its best. It took Dr. Fred Urquhart almost 40 years to discover the monarch butterflies’ secret hideaway and prove the most incredible migration on Earth. Following the year-long annual migration cycle of the butterflies, […]

Fossil Fun

Sat, April 23: 9-11am & Thu, April 28: 5-7pm Calling all fossil hunters! Hastings College students will be providing two programs filled with family fun at Hastings Museum Family Fun Stations include: Rocks Rock! Examine different types of rocks and minerals – then identify some mystery rocks! Great Fossil Cake Go on the tastiest fossil […]