• Older Nebraskan’s Day features BJ Thomas at the Nebraska State Fair

    Older Nebraskan’s Day at the Nebraska State Fair will feature a performer with over 70 million records sold—BJ Thomas will perform two shows at 11am and 3pm on Wednesday, August 27.

  • Hall County Student Art Show Now on Display in Downtown Grand Island

    GRAND ISLAND, STUHR MUSEUM – The Hall County Student Art Show, the largest collection of student art in the area, opens today and is showing through May 3 at Bartanbach’s Venue in downtown Grand Island.

  • The Nebraska State Fair Announces No Lines. No Waiting. No Wristbands.

    The Nebraska State Fair is once again making the fairgoer experience better by eliminating the need for wristbands for concerts. According to State Fair executive director, Joseph McDermott, “This has long been a source of feedback from concertgoers who are unable to take time off work to stand in line to receive their wristbands.” He said, “Through technology, we are now able to replace the free wristband program with a reserved seat ticketing program for a small convenience fee.”

  • The Nebraska State Fair Announces No Lines. No Waiting. No Wristbands.

    The Nebraska State Fair is once again making the fairgoer experience better by eliminating the need for wristbands for concerts. According to State Fair executive director, Joseph McDermott, “This has long been a source of feedback from concertgoers who are unable to take time off work to stand in line to receive their wristbands.” He said, “Through technology, we are now able to replace the free wristband program with a reserved seat ticketing program for a small convenience fee.”

  • Summer School Registration Open to the Public

    GRAND ISLAND, STUHR MUSEUM – Stuhr Museum’s Summer School program draws hundreds of children every summer to participate in one-of-a-kind living history experiences each year. The schedule for Summer School 2014 is now online at www.stuhrmuseum.org, and registration is open to the general public.

  • Crane Trust Documentary to Air April 11

    Wood River, Neb—Nebraskans from all walks of life will be inspired by this uplifting story about one of the world's most remarkable natural resources right here in their own backyard—and a new breed of pioneer working to save it. "The Crane Trust", an original Visionaries film, will air first in Nebraska on Friday April 11 at 7:00pm (CT) on Nebraska public television.

  • Closing Reception for Wings Over the Platte This Sunday

    GRAND ISLAND, STUHR MUSEUM - Stuhr Museum is celebrating the end of the Wings Over the Platte on Sunday, April 6 with a closing reception from 2-4 p.m. that is free and open to the public at Bartenbach’s Venue, 209 North Locust Street in Downtown Grand Island.

  • The Nebraska State Fair Pays it Forward

    The Nebraska State Fair announces the launch of the State Fair Cares campaign to assist non-profit entities throughout the state.

  • The Nebraska State Fair Pays it Forward

    The Nebraska State Fair announces the launch of the State Fair Cares campaign to assist non-profit entities throughout the state.

  • Grand Island's Kim Dinsdale Appointed to Nebraska Arts Council

    The Nebraska Arts Council is proud to announce Governor Dave Heineman's appointment of four new members to the agency’s board of directors: Kim West Dinsdale (Grand Island), Candy Henning (Lincoln), Melissa Marvin (Omaha) and Paula Pflueger (Norfolk). The new appointees bring diversity and a wide range of experience to Nebraska Arts Council (NAC), a state agency with a mission to promote, cultivate and sustain the arts for the people of Nebraska.