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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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    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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    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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    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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  • 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  • Longhorn-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Longhorn Mural

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

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