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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...
When I found out about Blue Star Museums, I packed the kids and made plans to visit a museum. We had the opportunity to go the New Children's Museum in...
“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...
The Light Rail whizzes down Central Avenue, Phoenix’s main downtown thoroughfare, in between tall buildings, apartment complexes, and many a Mexican restaurant. Just north of the Phoenix Art Museum, the...
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...
Words by Susan Neidert, as told to and edited by Rebecca Gross Susan Neidert is the director of the Fine Arts Center in Brigham City, Utah. Part of the center's...
Head east from Seattle across Lake Washington, and you’ll find yourself at the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM), a gorgeous, light-filled center devoted to art, craft, and design. Although the museum...
When Dr. Dwight McKenna bought the old mansion at 2003 Carondelet Street in New Orleans, the building hardly seemed like a suitable showcase for his art collection. Built in 1859...

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