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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...
Sterling, Virginia Blue Star Museums and the Heritage Farm Museum We love to hear from our members about the programs they use and love. Right now, we're in the middle...
New London, Connecticut Where can you see portraits of dogs, Michael Jackson, hockey players, an old woman, and a woman with Christmas bows on her shoes, all at once? If...

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