Arts & Culture

We're only as boring as you are.

Sit back. Enjoy yourselves. We’ll take care of the rest. We are home to a vibrant mix of artful entertainment and entertaining arts – world-renowned for our indie music, a favorite stop for big name entertainers, fertile ground for local artists. We don’t go to Broadway – Broadway comes to us. 

Hot Venues

Ours is a thriving performing arts scene – big and small venues attracting talent (and attention) from across the street, across the nation and across the world.

Catch a show at:

CenturyLink Center Omaha

Holland Performing Arts Center

Omaha Community Playhouse

Orpheum Theater

A World-Class Collection
When it comes to museums, we couldn't be more proud of our collection. It's an eclectic mix that pays tribute to history, culture and the arts.

Museums not to miss:

Joslyn Art Museum

The Durham Museum

El Museo Latino

Loves Jazz & Arts Center

Strategic Air & Space Museum

We delight in offering world-class ways to bring friends and families together – and the price of admission includes lasting memories.

Be sure to visit:

Lauritzen Gardens

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Boys Town

Omaha Childrens Museum

Old Market

Historic General Dodge House

Nebraska Crossing Outlets

Council Bluffs RailWest Railroad Museum

Mid-America Center

Communities uniting to celebrate the holidays, the arts or a deep pride in the community itself – there is something very time-honored and re-assuring about that.
Follow the crowd to one of our fabulous festivals – and prepare to be entertained!

Omaha Summer Arts Festival



Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium – Ranked #1 in the world in 2014 by Travelers’ Choice Trip Advisor for its animal preservation efforts and remarkable exhibits, like the desert dome, rain forest and jungle, aquarium and IMAX 3D theater