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Sheridan, Wyoming Last week, Blue Star Museums added its 1,500th member to its ranks . Congratulations---and thank you!---to the Sheridan County Museum for allowing us to reach this program milestone!...
The wharf at MCA Denver. Photo by Kris Abel-Helwig Uncertainty, apprehension, confusion---are those words that come to mind when you think about modern art? For some would-be museum goers, the...
Have you gone to a Blue Star Museum this summer? We hope you did or are planning to. But even if you didn’t yet, did you know that more than...
Eugene, Oregon The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House. Image courtesy of the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House As the most elaborate example of Victorian architecture in Eugene, Oregon, the Shelton McMurphey Johnson...
Clarksdale, Mississippi Just as New Orleans is inextricably linked with jazz, Clarksdale, Mississippi is ground zero for its soulful sister, the blues. Here, deep in "the land where the blues...
Photo by Megan Glynn Trains, Fossils, and Spaceships…a Little Boy’s Paradise! School is out for summer (can you say “Yay!” and “Yikes” both at the same time?!?). With three boys...
Washington, DC Last week, the National Council on the Arts---the advisory body of the NEA---convened in Washington, DC. As part of the program, the Agency presented the Council with hallmarks...
Louisville, Kentucky Visitors look at Portrait of a Forty Year Old Woman by Rembrandt. Photo by Marty Pearl With the Kentucky Derby, mint juleps, and the world's most famous baseball...
Washington, DC Have You Visited a Blue Star Museum? Check out some of these great comments about Blue Star Museums from the Blue Star Families Facebook page ! We visited...
Atlanta, Georgia Scene from Cinderella Della Circus , playing through July 16. Image courtesy of the Center for Puppetry Arts. There are certain childhood loves that we never seem to...

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