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“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...
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...

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