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The wharf at MCA Denver. Photo by Kris Abel-Helwig Uncertainty, apprehension, confusion---are those words that come to mind when you think about modern art? For some would-be museum goers, the...
Charlotte, North Carolina Segregated water fountains on display in Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers . Photo courtesy of the museum Levine Museum of the New South focuses on the history of...
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...
Blue Star Museums, the Windy City, and the Girls Helen Blake, 6, is thrilled when she creates a jumbo bubble with a hula hoop at the DuPage Children's Museum. Photo...
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...
St. Louis, Missouri The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the nation's leading comprehensive art museums, with collections that include works of art of exceptional quality from virtually every...
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...

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