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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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  • Big-Spur-Abilene,KS

    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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  • Turtle-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Turtle Mural

    A project of the Arts Council of Dickinson County, this turtle was completed with assistance from children in the community. 

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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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  • Midwest-Meats-Longhorn-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Midwest Meats Longhorn Mural

    Completed in September 2022 by Mindy's Murals. 

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  • I-Like-Ike-Murals-Abilene,KS

    I Like Ike Murals

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

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  • Train-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Train Mural

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

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  • Harmon-Mural-Abilene,KS

    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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  • Wild-Bill-Hickok-Cowboy-Boot-Abilene,KS

    "Wild Bill Hickok" Cowboy Boot

    Visit Abilene, Kansas and experience its unique Cowboy Art Trail!  Celebrating its cowboy roots, the Cowboy Boot project pays homage to T.C. McInerney's Drovers Boot Store from the 1870s.

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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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  • Eisenhower-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Dwight D. Eisenhower Mural

    Local artist William Counter completed this digitized Eisenhower mural in 2007. Due to deterioration, this mural was replaced with a new "Ike Wins" Mural in November 2022.

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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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  • Angle-Wings-Mural-Abilene,KS

    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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  • Hickok-Mural-Abilene,KS

    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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    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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  • Mud-Creek-Cowboy-Boot-Abilene,KS

    "Mud Creek" Cowboy Boot

    Visit Abilene, Kansas and experience its unique Cowboy Art Trail!  Celebrating its cowboy roots, the Cowboy Boot project pays homage to T.C. McInerney's Drovers Boot Store from the 1870s.

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

    Cedar House Greenhouse Mural

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

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Abilene, Kansas Mural Map