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The NEA's strategic plan lays out its mission, vision, and goals. Starting from the credo, "Art works," the document looks at how the agency actualizes that credo through strategic goals...
Yesterday, you may have seen that the NEA announced $1 million in Big Read grants for 77 organizations across the country. Since we had books on the brain, we thought...
Last week, we kicked off the fourth summer of Blue Star Museums with a fantastic event at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) in Washington, DC. We were joined by...
This is the fourth summer that museums throughout the land are reaching out to military families and inviting them in as honored guests. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, some...
Ready to get your museum on? We're celebrating our fourth summer of Blue Star Museums by inviting you to nominate a Blue Star Museum in your community! Maybe it's an...
This morning we launched the fourth summer of Blue Star Museums , which offers free admission to active duty service members and their families at over 2,000 museums across the...
“When I got to New Mexico that was mine. As soon as I saw it that was my country. It fitted to me exactly.” –Georgia O’Keeffe to her husband and...
Circus World is located at the original home of the Ringling Bros. Circus in Baraboo, Wisconsin. This National Historic Landmark Site contains the largest group of authentic circus structures in...
A historic photo of the Idaho Penitentiary's administrative building. Photo courtesy of the Idaho State Historical Society When its cell doors opened in 1872, the Idaho Territorial Penitentiary began its...
Alamo by flickr user johnkoestier Almost everyone has heard the words “Remember the Alamo,” but do you know the story behind them? Today, "the Alamo" can refer to both a...

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