Blue Star Museums Blog (Archive)

We have been stationed in Tampa, Florida, for three years and finally made the trek to a museum we have been wanting to visit for just about as long. I...
Street art, much like a wild animal, is best seen in its natural habitat. No matter how many pictures of cuddly lion cubs we squeal over, nothing compares to spotting...
In the latest edition of NEA Arts , we look at select elements of the American art tradition that once struggled to find acceptance in the artistic mainstream. Many of...
There aren’t a lot of things that say “summer” more than a road trip---except, of course, Blue Star Museums. With that in mind, we’ve planned a museum road trip that...
The NEA's strategic plan lays out its mission, vision, and goals. Starting from the credo, "Art works," the document looks at how the agency actualizes that credo through strategic goals...
From Memorial Day through Labor Day active duty military families (including guard and reserve) can visit 2000+ museums for free thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...
When our new Our Town grantees are announced later this week, we’ll be taking another step toward making the arts a central component of communities across the nation. But back...
With the current heat wave burning up the Bay area, the Lawrence Hall of Science made for an excellent HOT summer outing. Located on the hills overlooking Berkeley, not only...
For many years, most images of war and the military came from press photographers, or from artists who were commissioned to go along with soldiers into combat. Now, however, there...
Since its inception in 1981, the National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) has been a space for military personnel, veterans, and civilians to open a dialogue over the real impact of...

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