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Each year, our local chapters and national team designs hundreds of events for our members. Register for these upcoming events, or join our network for updates!

Blue Star Museums – San Antonio Museum of Art – “Cool and Contemporary” Event

June 5, 2017 by Katherine Clark

Join Blue Star Families for a free “Cool and Contemporary” event for children ages 2-4 at San Antonio Museum of Art. Registration is currently full, but you can sign up to be added to the wait list for this event.

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Blue Star Museums: Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens – Jacksonville, FL

June 1, 2017 by Katherine Clark

Blue Star Families is hosting a Blue Star Museum event at our very own Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens!  Come visit our table in the museum and be entered to win one of four great family adventures to either Adventure Landing Waterpark, Pirate & Treasure Museum, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, or Velocity Trampoline Park. For […]

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Blue Star Museum: The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science- Kirtland AFB

May 22, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Kick off the summer at a Blue Star Museum! Join Blue Star Families at The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science for a fun scavenger hunt! Be sure to stop by the Blue Star Families’ table for all the details!

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First Sundays for Families: Sense-A-Tional: Multisensory Day

May 12, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

Let your five senses guide your artistic journey at this intriguing, inclusive family day. Participate in multi-sensory tours and art activities, including hummingbird puppets and Gyotaku fish prints. Join us at this awesome Blue Star Museum event!

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Gearing Up for Blue Star Museums 2017!

April 4, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

Get ready to plan your next Blue Star Families Adventure! We are actively working with our partner, the National Endowment for the Arts, to sign up museums across the country to participate in the Blue Star Museums program this summer. Museums from Maine to Hawaii and Alaska to Florida, participate by opening their doors for […]

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Blue Star Museums- Montclair Art Museum

January 19, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Join Blue Star Families at Montclair Art Museum for year-round Blue Star Museum benefits. Active-duty military and their family receive free general admission.

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Blue Star Museums 2016 Recap

October 19, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Like the Olympics in Rio, the Blue Star Museum Program set records this summer too! 2,052 museums participated, more than any prior season. 18 signature museum events took place from Alaska to Florida, from Tacoma to Texas, helping families connect and create special memories. Blue Star Families dressed up like baseball players in Washington, DC […]

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

September 15, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

10 lucky military kid artists were randomly selected from amongst all the qualified entries in our Way Cool Creativity Contest.

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Blue Star Museum- San Antonio

August 29, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

FREE Museum event. Creative activities. Writing, Art, Poetry. Guest Poet reading: Jim Lavilla-Havelin of Gemini Ink. Theme: “What Freedom Means”.

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Blue Star Arts- San Diego

August 22, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

The San Diego Symphony Orchestra is offering free tickets to their Concert Under the Stars for military members and their families.

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