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Art & Theater

Interested in taking in a show or exploring the arts? Clay County has wonderful outdoor performances, local nostalgic theaters and an ever growing number of colorful murals to see. Nearly every part of the region has something to offer.

Liberty has a number of beautiful art displays on their square, Excelsior Springs has their Slightly Off Broadway Theatre, Gladstone has their famed Theater in the Park, Smithville has their annual Art in the Park, Kearney has a fantastic Amphitheater and North Kansas City has it's ever popular murals and it's nostalgic Screenland movie theater showing new and classic films year round!

Want to take a tour of our murals? Click the links below to learn more!

Gladstone Theatre in the Park

Enjoy live, local musicals with Gladstone Theatre in the Park at Gladstone Amphitheater. One of the top cultural activities for families in Clay County, these community shows are free to attend—just make sure to bring snacks and a blanket or chairs to sit on the grass. With new shows each summer, this fun family experience is the perfect reason to return to Clay County year after year.


Play, Stay, and Eat in Kearney

Need ideas of things to do while visiting Kearney? You're in the right place! Kearney welcomes you to stay at our area hotels or Bed and Breakfasts. Play at the Jesse James home and museum or at the Historic MT. Gilead and Watkins Mill. And eat at any of our fantastic diners, winery's, and wonderful bakery's!

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