Don't Miss This Beautiful Exhibit !

Bridges Sesquicentennial Photo Winners

The winning photos are featured in this statewide photo exhibit that promises to link history, generations and cultures as it travels across Nebraska for the state’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2017.

Presented by Hildegard Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the Nebraska Tourism Commission and the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Coming August 1-September 22
Reception Saturday, August 12, from 11 am-1 pm

Current Exhibit

Art Center Now Open
Tuesday-Saturday  11am-4pm
416 N Jeffers Street

Nebraska Touring 2017

July 1-28

Reception, July 28, 5-8pm

A traveling show of student work from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The School of Art, Art History & Design.

'Onlooker' by Allison Diesing


'Untitled Spaghetti' by Samantha Hardewig



Now at the Prairie Arts Center

Find Unique Gifts at the

Eclipse Photo by Derryl Barr

Eclipse Spectacular
at the

Prairie Arts Center

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You may also register & pay by check
at the Arts Center.


August 20th - 1:30pm. Astronomer Derryl Barr Presentation - The Science and Art of the Eclipse - The observation and study of solar eclipses is one of Barr’s greatest passions, taking him to all seven continents. Most recently, he returned from Indonesia, his 22nd solar eclipse. Barr will present Nebraska’s role in “The Great American Eclipse of 2017,” and will share his outstanding photos and  experiences. Tickets $10 each.

Photo by Derryl Barr


August 19th -  7-9 pm.  Job, Peter & Chuck -Eclipse Concert. Listen to classic 70's music with this entertaining trio  -  $15 refreshments and snacks included.

Eclipse Spectacular events organized in cooperation with North Platte Visitors Bureau.

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Pure Nebraska Video
about the Prairie Arts Center.
(Our segment is 6 minutes into the clip.)

Focus Gallery

Featured Artist:
Laurine Kimmel

"American Architecture"
Outhouse Series