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Museum of Nebraska Art

2401 Central Ave, Downtown Kearney, Kearney, NE 68847
+1 308-865-8559
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Great Museum- Cool sculpture garden.

Terrific setting. Love the up and close art work. Famous Nebraska artists on display. Cool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike A
Kearney, Nebraska
Great exhibit on Sartore

Our family really enjoyed the PhotoArk exhibit. The entire museum was very nice and worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Lincoln, NE
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The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) celebrates the history of Nebraska's visual art for diverse audiences. MONA collects, preserves, researches, exhibits, and interprets the work of artists who were born, lived, trained, or worked in Nebraska or who created artworks that reflect the culture of Nebraska.
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2401 Central Ave, Downtown Kearney, Kearney, NE 68847
+1 308-865-8559
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific setting. Love the up and close art work. Famous Nebraska artists on display. Cool sculpture garden.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Our family really enjoyed the PhotoArk exhibit. The entire museum was very nice and worth a visit. There are fun pictures in the basement hallway for kids to spot differences.

Thank twoboys4me
Reviewed 20 July 2017

MONA is a great little museum in Kearney, Nebraska. Lots of Nebraska Art - all good to see. Donation admission fee. Nice hot day activity!

Thank CruiseNighter
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We saw on the internet that this museum was showing the Photo Ark by Joel Sartore. We went on the Sunday of Memorial Day Week-end. The museum is housed in an amazing old stone building that used to be a post office. There was no...More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Housed in a former Post Office building, this museum dedicates itself to art made by Nebraskans. That may sound a bit provincial, but you'll be pleasantly surprised by the level of sophistication and the quality of the art and the exhibits. Extremely well done. Kudos...More

Thank readzalot
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Rotating exhibits with focus on middle america -- native Americans and more. Great place to visit! Wonderful old building of marble. Has gift shop.

Thank CycloneTom
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were in town for a weekend of crane viewing, but had a rainy day to kill. We found this beautiful museum to be the perfect way to spend a few hours of the afternoon. It is small, but very nice. The Joe Satore Photo...More

Thank kenb253
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Went to see the terrific, world class Joel Satore exhibit - amazing photography - a photographer concerned about our planet and the great species extinction underway. Content has never been handled better - go listen to his wonderful interview with Terri Gross/NPR

Thank TSwan2
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Loved this museum -- especially the PhotoArk images by Joel Sartore. Could have spent all day in that exhibit alone! Also impressed by paintings by Bierstadt, Catlin, and especially the Audobons (elder and younger.) Those all deserve more prominence! Can I suggest a nicely curated...More

Thank HenryJohnKerr
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This small museum, in a stately old Post Office building, had nice exhibits in March 2017, including Joel Sartore's Photo Ark exhibit of photographs of endangered and rare species.

Thank PaulfromVA2015
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