There are a lot of murals in Downtown Kearney that make for great photo ops. Come on down, find these murals, snap a pic and post them to social media with #downtownkearneymurals.
The Lincoln Highway mural by Impact Art in June 2016 is located on the south wall of Garrett’s Tires at 18 W. 25th Street.
This patriotic mural by Impact Art also in June 2016 covers the entire front of the VFW located at 2215 1st Avenue.
This vintage Coke advertisement by Impact Art in the late summer of 2016 is located on the east wall of the Chesterman Coca Cola/Dr. Pepper bottling plant at 119 N. Railroad Street.
On the west side of the Chesterman Coca Cola/Dr. Pepper bottling plant, you’ll see this Coke bottle by Impact Art in the early fall of 2016 as you go over the bridge on 2nd Avenue.
You’ll find this mural by Impact Art in the spring of 2017 on the west side of the library located at 2020 1st Avenue.
This bright and fun mural by Ashton Masek in 2017, a local high school student at the time, is in the alley behind Suite Child located at 2304 Central Avenue. It’s commonly the background of high school kids’ pictures.
Kearney is the Sandhill Crane Capital of the World and draws people from far to view them at the Platte River. This tribute of a mural by Impact Art in August 2017 is on the north wall of Bruce Furniture at 2026 Central Avenue and made possible by donors.
Ashton Masek added this funky mural on the east wall of Salon Eleven 27 located at 14 W. 23rd Street in the summer of 2018.
This interactive mural is located on the south wall of Yandas at 2301 Central Avenue and was done by local artist Diane Sciachitano in the fall of 2018.
This mural located on the west wall of the Jackson Hewitt building at 115 W. 21st Street was a collaborative effort by Youth Leadership Kearney Class 25 in the spring of 2019 and is very visible as you come over the bridge on 2nd Avenue.
Impact Art partnered with the University of Nebraska at Kearney in August 2020 to bring this mural to the Bricks at the northeast corner of Central Avenue and 21st Street.
These murals make Kearney’s historic district unique and we’re thankful for the time and money these artists, organizations and donors have put in to contribute to the beautification process of our downtown. Downtown, its board and building owners are open to more. Contact us to talk about the opportunities.