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Spirits & Interesting People: SIP!

Join us Saturday, Jan. 28, from 7-11 PM, for a cocktail party that puts a spotlight on cool careers and hobbies! We’ve picked hot topics and lined up an expert on each. As the evening progresses, you’ll get a chance to meet with each in a small group setting. Ask whatever you like! Enjoy: cash […]

A Novel Film Night

Join us for a discussion on this film & book. What: MISS PEREGRINE’S Home for Peculiar Children Movie & Discussion When: Thursday, Dec 8 | 6:15 – 9:15 pm Where: Hastings Museum When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss […]

The Red Road Project

The Red Road Project is a fresh and candid collection of stories + photographs that explore the relationship between Native American people and their identity today. Our partnership as a photographer and writer duo makes for a multi-dimensional and engaging collaboration. Carlotta’s photographs capture the vivid story of the people we meet, while Danielle’s direct connection to […]

2 Holiday Raffles

Support the Museum with 2 Holiday Raffles! Tickets $5 each Win an American Girl doll & accessories, a Lego set, and two plush bears! Melody Ellison™ has deep-brown eyes that open and close, and thick black hair. She comes in an authentic 1964 outfit. Winner of a 2016 National Parenting Product Award and 2016 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award. […]

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

In George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a battalion of toy soldiers, and an onstage blizzard leads to an enchanted Land of Sweets. New York City Ballet’s famously extravagant staging features Balanchine’s stunning choreography amidst awe inspiring set pieces, ornate costumes and grand […]

Extreme Weather Blows into the Museum

Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it’s intensifying in varied and complex ways. Extreme Weather 3D takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Opens Oct. 19 Trailer Below Among the melting tidewater glaciers of Alaska, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Dr. Erin Pettit […]

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, 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 fun! […]

Member Celebration June 9!

Hastings Museum is preparing for its annual Member Celebration on June 9. The event will feature the local premiere of National Parks Adventure, the high-profile film released to coincide with U.S. National Parks Centennial. The celebration also will feature activity stations provided by the National Homestead Monument, a component of the National Parks Service in […]

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