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Blue Star Museums
Blue Star Museums Blog (Archive)
Blue Star Voices: Seattle Art Museum
July 5, 2013
Confession? I know nothing about art. In the tiny town where I was raised there were no museums, and fine art wasn't really stressed in the curriculum I studied. I...
An American Illustrator
July 2, 2013
It is almost time to wish America happy birthday. With Independence Day just around the corner, you can expect a series of American commemorations of all sizes and shapes. But...
Jiving with Blue Star Museums
June 27, 2013
Get those jazz hands ready, faithful readers. Today we announced the 2014 class of NEA Jazz Masters ! We are thrilled to welcome these living legends as the newest NEA...
Blue Star Voices: Telfair Museums
June 25, 2013
If you and the family are in Savannah, the Telfair Museums' Jepson Center is a fantastic place to spend the afternoon. A colorful advertisement for the museum’s “ ArtZeum ”...
Blue Star Voices: Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
June 20, 2013
At the end of a grand promenade, framed by tropical foliage, stands a stately home that has become a jewel in Miami’s cultural crown. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens sits on...
Tech-Savvy Museums to Geek Out With
June 18, 2013
Believe it or not, the iPhone---a device that revolutionized mobile smartphone technology---was released less than six years ago. The first iPhone hit the market on June 29, 2007 and just...
A Museum Where It's Okay to Trash the Art
June 13, 2013
Anyone who’s ever given a young child a gift knows that the present itself is often considered less exciting than the materials it came in. There’s bubble wrap to pop,...
Blue Star Voices: Tohono Chul
June 12, 2013
Located in northwest Tucson, Arizona, Tohono Chul offers an immaculate desert oasis complete with tranquil seating, curated desert plants along meandering trails, and a quaint yet unpretentious bistro. It’s location...
Visiting Art Museums with Children
June 11, 2013
For many parents, art museums often aren't the first places that come to mind as kid-friendly destinations. After all, there's no touching, no running, and no snacking allowed in the...
Summer Road Trip: the Blue Ridge Parkway
June 6, 2013
Every summer, I develop this fantasy of hopping in a red convertible, top down, wind streaming in my hair, as I drive across the country without a care in the...