Historic Brownville, NE

Mission Statement

The Brownville Fine Arts Association strives to promote the visual and performing arts and pledges to weave them into Brownville's historically and culturally rich setting.  We also recognize the gratifying beauty in nature and the outdoors.  We endeavor to maintain a place for those who wish to develop the creative process, expand aesthetic appreciation, and derive new meaning and understanding from the arts and nature.

Brownville Fine

Arts Association


As a non-profit member organization, the Brownville Fine Arts Association serves as a vital volunteer resources that supports cultural, educational and recreational events and activities within Brownville.  Examples of these endeavors include the Brownville Concert Series, Schoolhouse Art Gallery & Nature Center, Gov. Furnas House Museum, and Gov. Robert W. Furnas Arboretum & Whiskey Run Creek Nature Trail.

‚ÄčBrownville Concert Series

What was once a church located in Peru, NE is now a concert hall in Brownville, NE that draws world-class musical performers that vary in genres from classical instrumental to jazz to cabaret.  The Hall is located on at the intersection of N. 2nd and Atlantic Streets.  Check out the Concert Series website to learn more about the history and to see the upcoming (and past) performers!  www.BrownvilleConcertSeries.com

Schoolhouse Art Gallery & Nature Center

The Schoolhouse located at 427 Main Stret focuses on visual artists of the region and hosts various lectures, workshops and artist receptions.  Keep an eye on the Community Calendar for special events happening in the Schoolhouse.

Gov. Furnas House Museum

Open to the public for special and holiday displays, this 1868 Italianate and Gothic Revival home reflects the typical expressions of the era in addition to serving as an illustrative documentation of historical activities and events related to Historic Brownville. The Gov. Furnas Home is located at 230 S. 6th Street

Gov. Robert W. Furnas Arboretum & Whiskey Run Creek Nature Trail

As an affiliate site of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, the Furnas Arboretum provides an assortment of activities and opportunities for those who visit including symposiums, garden tours, memorial plantings, birding, and more!

Join Us!

The association invites you to join us in our cultural and educational endeavors.  Please consider joining our organization to support these causes.  Membership categories: FRIEND $10; PATRON $30; CONTRIBUTOR $65; SPONSOR $125

Please mail your check to: BFAA Membership, PO Box 4, Brownville, NE 68321