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New York, New York Summer---and the Blue Star Museums program---may be winding down, but you still have a few days to savor the treasures of some of the finest museums...
Virginia Beach, Virginia Jean-Pierre Roy, A Wind Toward Off Dreams , 2010. Courtesy of RARE Gallery, New York and Jean-Pierre Roy Mention contemporary art, and some people's eyes will immediately...
August 26, 2011 Merci, Madame Patti Reitz's daughter at the Zach Houston: Poem Store exhibit. Photo by Patti Reitz From the moment I knew Monet's Water Lilies was on exhibit,...
Tacoma, Washington Today in Tacoma, Blue Star Museums is hosting an event for military families at the Museum of Glass. In honor of the occasion, we're taking you inside one...
Sandusky, Ohio A carousel animal. Photo courtesy of The Merry-Go-Round Museum There are few things which better embody the joy of childhood than a merry-go-round. Colorful, whimsical, and whirring with...
Brookings, South Dakota As part of the South Dakota State University, the South Dakota Art Museum takes pride in enriching lives through the arts. The museum has seven spacious galleries...
Springtime comes to the Malott Japanese Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Photo by Robin Carlson Let’s face it: there are some summer days too beautiful to stay indoors. Luckily,...
Looking at the military memorabilia at the Georgetown County Museum. Photo by Brittany Barry In the midst of a deployment, spending time with family and getting away from the everyday...
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Visitors to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum get a taste of the pioneering spirit of the American West and the values held by the iconic...
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania When we visit a museum, there’s a good chance we’ll join up with a docent or pick up an audio guide. If we're at home, we might listen...

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