Experience Art & Culture


The arts are alive in Abilene! A five-star community that embraces the arts, Abilene offers many unique attractions for art lovers.

  • Great Plains Theatre - Abilene, KS

    Great Plains Theatre

    Take in a show at the only professional live theatre between Denver and Kansas City on I-70.

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    Big Spur

    At 28 feet high, the big spur stands on its ends to form an arch and weighs a ton. It was built by Larry Houston in 2002 and was certified as the World's Largest Spur by Guinness World Records until...

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    Abilene Mural

    Graffiti artist, Whitney Kerr, completed this vintage postcard-inspired mural in downtown Abilene. Each letter depicts an important part of Abilene's history. A: The National Greyhound Association...

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    I Like Ike Murals

    On June 4, 1952, then-General Dwight D.

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    Train Mural

    Celebrating Abilene's days as a Chisholm Trail cowtown, this mural by graffiti artist, Whitney Kerry, pay homages to the railroad, which carried hundreds of thousands of head of cattle to eastern...

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    Eisenhower Barn Quilt Trail

    Driving through the countryside anywhere in the world you will likely come across many barns.  They drape the country in many designs, colors, and architecture.  Some barns are painted to display...

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    Interactive "Harmon" Mural

    This interactive mural inspires visitors to create a variety of poses. This giant mural was modeled after local resident Harmon Geissinger and completed by graffiti artist, Whitney Kerr. 

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    American Bison Stamp Mural

    The American Bison is featured on this special 6 cent stamp postmarked from Abilene and completed by local artist William Counter. 

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  • Little-Ike-Abilene,KS

    Little Ike Park

    See young Dwight D. Eisenhower in Little Ike Park.

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    Abilene Public Library / Carnegie Library

    Statues grace the front lawn of the Abilene Public Library including a special statue of Benjamin Franklin.

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    General Eisenhower Statue

    See the 11' statue of 5 Star General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. The bronze statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Robert L. Dean, Jr. was presented to the Eisenhower...

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Mural

    Local artist William Counter completed this digitized Eisenhower mural in 2007.

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    Wild Bill Hickok Mural

    Paying respects to Abilene's famous former town marshal, Wild Bill Hickok, this mural was completed in 2018 by local artist William Counter. 

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    Longhorn Mural

    Another Whitney Kerr original located on the front of Abilene Middle School. 

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    Angel Wings Mural

    Located behind Aksent Boutique, graffiti artist, Whitney Kerry, created this interactive angel wings mural, which makes the perfect photo opp in downtown Abilene!

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  • Cedar-House-Greenhouse-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Cedar House Greenhouse Mural

    Thanks to the efforts of Patty O'Malley and the Cedar House, Donald "Scribe" Ross, a famous Kansas City artist, recently completed another new mural in Abilene. The mural is on the side of the Cedar...

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  • Sunflower-Stamp-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Sunflower Stamp Mural

    This stamp was issued in 1961 to celebrate Kansas' centennial and was completed by local artist William Counter. 

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  • Jeffcoat-Photography-Studio-Museum-Abilene,KS

    Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum

    The Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum features a unique look at the history of Abilene and Dickinson County, Kansas through the photographic work of the Jeffcoat Photography Studio. Operating since...

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    The Abilene Cowboy

    Installed in early 2020, The Abilene Cowboy is a one-of-a-kind piece of art. It stands more than 15 feet tall and weighs more than one ton.  Artist: Jason Lahr and Donnie Knauss Read more

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Abilene, Kansas Mural Map