Blue Star Museums Blog (Archive)

California

Nearly 2,000 museums across America participate in the Blue Star Museum program. Nationwide, the American Alliance of Museums approximates that as of 2006, there were roughly 17,500 museums in the...
Caution: This post will make you hungry. Art is a three-letter word with countless interpretations. To each individual, the definition is different, both amorphous and concrete, but, always, subjective. Food...
Street art, much like a wild animal, is best seen in its natural habitat. No matter how many pictures of cuddly lion cubs we squeal over, nothing compares to spotting...
There aren’t a lot of things that say “summer” more than a road trip---except, of course, Blue Star Museums. With that in mind, we’ve planned a museum road trip that...
With the current heat wave burning up the Bay area, the Lawrence Hall of Science made for an excellent HOT summer outing. Located on the hills overlooking Berkeley, not only...
Get those jazz hands ready, faithful readers. Today we announced the 2014 class of NEA Jazz Masters ! We are thrilled to welcome these living legends as the newest NEA...
Anyone who’s ever given a young child a gift knows that the present itself is often considered less exciting than the materials it came in. There’s bubble wrap to pop,...
For many parents, art museums often aren't the first places that come to mind as kid-friendly destinations. After all, there's no touching, no running, and no snacking allowed in the...