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A few weeks ago, Blue Star Museums hosted an event at the Children's Creativity Museum in San Francisco. Below are posts from two different military children who attended the event...
The Cherokee Heritage Center (CHC) is the premier cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture and the arts, and is located in the heart of the Cherokee Nation on a...
“A is for Amy who fell down the stairs / B is for Basil assaulted by bears.” So begins Edward Gorey’s famous alphabet book The Gnashlycrumb Tinies , which denotes...
Garrett Hoppin. Photo courtesy of Mr. Hoppin It is incredible how much can change in the span of three years. When the Blue Star Museum program began in 2010, it...
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...
A Huichol hat from Mexico. Photo courtesy of the Mingei International Museum Hats and Headdresses , an exhibition of head coverings from five continents, is in the gallery just outside...
Helen Blake holds a butterfly at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Photo courtesy of Molly Blake I make an annual pilgrimage to see friends and family over the summer. Part of...
Welcome to the Muscarelle. Photo courtesy of the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary in Virginia Williamsburg, Virginia, has long been a tourist attraction due...
The Margaret Mitchell House, where the author wrote Gone With the Wind. Photo courtesy of the Atlanta History Center On July 4, 1925, Margaret Mitchell and her new husband John...
(The back of) Kiki Lapan, taking a tour at the Alamo. Photo courtesy of the Lapans Did you know that the Alamo stands for freedom even though all those brave...

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