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Mount Corcoran by Albert Bierstadt, used courtesy of the Corcoran Gallery of Art Mount Corcoran by Albert Bierstadt, used courtesy of the Corcoran Gallery of Art In this week's podcast,...
The Art Institute of Chicago. Photo by Photo by Stephanie Himel-Nelson I love Blue Star Museums! This is the third year of the program, but I’m still constantly amazed at...
A hair-raising experience. Photo courtesy of ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum At the ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum in Ashland, Oregon, science isn't just an academic subject that you learn about in school: it's...
Photo by Kathy Kling I wanted to share a great way for your family to spend time together this summer with little to no cost. Being a military family, money...
Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Oh, Jeff...I Love You, Too...But… , 1964. Oil and Magna on canvas. 121.9 x 121.9 cm (48 x 48 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Collection...
Text and photos by Carrie Masini Yesterday was rainy, and when we woke up this morning, it was still raining. I didn't want to spend another summer day inside the...
The Chinese American Museum in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of flickr user channone The story of L.A.’s Chinese-American community is not a simple one to tell. To start from the...
A marker outside of Grant's Birthplace. Photo courtesy of Ohio Historical Society, www.ohiohistory.org This weekend, Blue Star Museums officially registered its 1,800th museum! The honor went to Grant's Birthplace, a...
The new History Colorado Center, designed by Tryba Architects. Photo by Frank Ooms On April 28, the History Colorado Center in Denver officially opened its doors to the public. The...
Andrew and Grant Palmer at the National D-Day Memorial on June 6, 2010. Photo courtesy of the Palmer family I am very excited to see the Blue Star Museum program...

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