Blue Star Museums


As we get ready to kick off our eighth summer of Blue Star Museums , we thought we’d provide a refresher for how to prepare children for art museums, so that they (and you!) can get the most from your visit. In blog posts of yore (see here and here ), we spoke with museum educators to solicit their...
When Kathy Roth-Douquet, the CEO of Blue Star Families, first approached the NEA about partnering on a program to show appreciation for military families, she expected that the program would take place over one weekend each summer. What she didn’t expect was that the proposed program, Blue Star...
Visit these Blue Star Museums featuring exhibits on literature!
Secrets are typically meant for hiding: in diaries, in hearts, in deep, dark corners of closets. But as part of PostSecret , the wildly popular community art project, anonymous senders write their secrets nakedly on postcards, without even an envelope to veil them. As the postcards make their way...
Learn about Heard Museum which uniquely showcases Native arts and culture.
We're stepping back in time at Tudor House, a two-hundred-year-old dwelling in Washington, DC's Georgetown neighborhood.
We're heading down to Texas to visit the Grace Museum, which started its life at the turn of the 20th century as a busy railroad hotel.
The Chicago L is your ticket to visiting the Windy City's Blue Star Museums this summer.
Visual artist Jonathan Yeo gives his take on the art of painting portraits.
An exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum celebrates the state of Kansas and the NEA's support for photography.