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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...
Children and parents explore the water table in the River Adventures exhibit at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of the Please Touch Museum Most people think of...
At the Blue Star Museums launch event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. From l-r: Brad Cooper, executive director of Joining Forces; Gunnery Sergeant Mark Butler,...
Untitled by Natalie Buckner, 11th Grade. Mixed media: newspaper and paint. 2011. Image courtesy of the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas When it comes to arts education, schools and...
From Charleston to New York City, Rocco was up and down the east coast this week celebrating the launch of Blue Star Museums . The kick-off events began on Tuesday...
Colonel Barnard Elliott, Jr. (1740 – 1778) , ca. 1766. By Jeremiah Theus (American, 1716 – 1774). Oil on canvas. Bequest of Mrs. Alexina I. C. Holmes Yesterday, NEA Chairman...
The famous facade of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art This morning, NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman kicked off the third summer of Blue...
Museum Mania for the McCaffery Clan The McCaffery boys at the New York Transit Museum. Photo by Nell McCaffery First of all, I would like to thank everyone who made...

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