Blue Star Museums

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We head south to visit with one of Alabama's Blue Star Museums--the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.
We're playing musical cheers on this Blue Star Museums roadtrip.
In 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art consisted of two rooms, which it rented rather than owned. Flash forward a century or so and today, the museum's campus comprises 36 acres and six buildings, including a visual arts center, a theater, and an award-winning glass pavilion that functions as both...
Summer is the perfect time to pack up the family, head outside, and visit some of the nation’s most beautiful places: our state and national parks. However, whether you have a rainy day, a bad sunburn, or just want to throw in some culture on your vacation, Blue Star Museums has you covered. Blue...
Spotlight on the Washington State Historical Society, a Blue Star Museum.
With the USA turning 239 in about a week, our fancies are turning to all things red, white, and blue. Browse our newest Pinterest Board to see some of the paintings, sculpture, drawings, and other works of art that fit our favorite summer color scheme at Blue Star Museums across the country. Have a...
Some tips from museum educators about getting your kids ready to enjoy an art museum.
We know, we know: if you’re headed to Cape Cod this summer, it’s probably to sit by the beach and gorge on seafood. But if you can break away from the breakers, why not explore the Cape’s museums? The Cape is rich with history and maritime culture, creating a perfect storm for museum collections...
In our age of social media, we could all do with a little more face time. Why not get it at a Blue Star Museum ? The portraits here can all be found at participating museums. For even more portraits, click through to our Pinterest page . Lucas I (1986-1987) by Chuck Close. Image courtesy of the...
With Blue Star Museums officially underway, and the Big Read winding down for summer, it’s time for a special blog post combo. What better way to help get your kids excited for a museum visit than through a book? Below are five books that will get children museum-ready, whether it means...

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