NEW EXHIBITION – “Curves Ahead: Burlesque Superstars Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese”

Today we are excited to reveal a new temporary exhibit, “Curves Ahead: Burlesque Superstars Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese”. Featuring costumes worn by Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese, both on loan from the personal collection of BHoF Board member Dita Von Teese, the exhibition highlights two of the most famous burlesque performers of their respective eras. The costumes are accompanied by photos and artifacts from the museum’s collection. Check the exhibition page for more information, or better yet come to the museum and see for yourself!

Don’t miss your chance to see these beautiful pieces while they’re on display — the exhibition will only be on view through January 4, 2019.

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Giveaway: See Dita Von Teese at House of Blues on June 28, 2018!

Dita Von Teese at House of BluesYOU could win two (2) tickets to see Burlesque Hall of Fame board member Dita Von Teese on June 28th at the House of Blues, Las Vegas!

To enter, fill out a form at the museum or sign up for our email newsletter at http://eepurl.com/dxHqKT

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We’ll announce the winner on Monday, June 25.

Deadline to enter: 11:59pm PT Sunday, June 24.

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SPECIAL HOURS during BHoF Weekend, May 30 to June 5

We will be open special hours during BHoF Weekend this year, May 30 – June 5, including extra openings on Sunday and Monday.

  Thursday – Saturday  May 30 – June 2 10am to 5pm  
  Sunday and Monday   June 3 and 4  12 Noon to 5pm  

We will return to our regular hours on Tuesday, June 5.

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Congratulations to US! BHoF wins 2018 Museum Dance-Off People’s Choice Award!

Museum Dance-Off People's Choice

BHoF’s Museum Dance-Off video has been selected the People’s Choice in the 2018 Museum Dance-Off, a friendly competition among museums hosted by When You Work at a Museum. The prize is… satisfaction. Thank you to our staff and volunteers for putting this together, and to Chris Arquello and Andrew Kurcan of Taboo Kitten for filming and editing it. You all did a great job!

Check our video out:

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BHoF’s BIG REVEAL has finally come!

Our BIG REVEAL event on Tuesday, April 17, was a huge success!

(Special thanks to Bettina May for the photos, and to Maud Lazzerini for the video)

Our director, Dustin Wax, said a few words.

Executive Director Dustin Wax addresses the crowd

Executive Director Dustin Wax addresses the crowd

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman presented BHoF with a plaque congratulating us on our grand re-opening.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman addresses the crowd

Then she cut the ceremonial feather boa and we were officially OPEN!

Flanked by burlesque performers from the 1950s to the present, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman cuts the ceremonial feather boa.

Flanked by burlesque performers from the 1950s to the present, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman cuts the ceremonial feather boa.

Board member, performer, and Las Vegas celebrity Melody Sweets led us in a champagne toast.

Melody Sweets leads the champagne toast

Melody Sweets leads the champagne toast

Michelle L’amour, 2005 Miss Exotic World, showed that burlesque is more than alive a...

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