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Blue Star Museums Blog (Archive)
What's On View?
What's on View at the Bellevue Arts Museum
August 15, 2012
Head east from Seattle across Lake Washington, and you’ll find yourself at the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM), a gorgeous, light-filled center devoted to art, craft, and design. Although the museum...
Exploring the Cherokee Heritage Center
August 9, 2012
The Cherokee Heritage Center (CHC) is the premier cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture and the arts, and is located in the heart of the Cherokee Nation on a...
The Many Hats of the Mingei
July 30, 2012
A Huichol hat from Mexico. Photo courtesy of the Mingei International Museum Hats and Headdresses , an exhibition of head coverings from five continents, is in the gallery just outside...
Not Your Grandmother's Quilt
July 16, 2012
Western Kentucky University. Henry Clay Presentation Quilt c. 1850. 83 x 102¼. Attributed to Clay’s wife, Lucretia Hart Clay. Lender: Western Kentucky University Over the years, quilts have come to...
Visiting the Caribbean in New York City
July 9, 2012
Edouard Duval-Carrié . Le General Toussaint Enfumé (General Toussaint Wreathed in Smoke) , 2003. Collection of Mireille Chancey Gonzalez It may be a debilitatingly hot, humid summer in New York...
Things That Go Pop
June 20, 2012
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...
Introducing the History Colorado Center
June 8, 2012
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...
Blue Star Museums Is Back!
May 22, 2012
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...
What's on View at MoMA
August 31, 2011
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...
What's On View at the Museum of Glass
August 24, 2011
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...