It’s #GivingTuesday!

The Burlesque Hall of Fame has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Earlier this year, we opened the museum in our new, vastly expanded location, right on Las Vegas’ Main Street in the heart of the Arts District. Our new location has given us room to create stunning exhibitions to share with our visitors, like our current display of costumes from Dita Von Teese’s collection, as well as room to store and work with our tremendous collection of over 5000 items. Our Bawdy Shop Studio hosts classes, parties, and special events like our recent edition of Naked Girls Reading.

We are so very thankful to be able to tell burlesque’s story to visitors from all over the world, burlesque veterans and newcomers alike...

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Double your impact this #GivingTuesday — and win a prize!

#GivingTuesday Nov 27, 2018

Since 2012, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday, has kicked off the holiday charity season for nonprofits around the world. #GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving.  Your year-end donations to BHoF help us year-round to produce new exhibitions, build and protect our collection, create special events, and keep burlesque’s unique and wonderful history alive for all to enjoy.

This #GivingTuesday (November 27), Facebook is matching up to $7 million worth of donations to nonprofits like the Burlesque Hall of Fame. Help us take advantage of these matching funds by donating on @GivingTuesday...

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Our Museum Store Is Now Online!

Shop at BHoF Online
We are pleased to announce the launch of our online shop, featuring custom products from our museum store! Show your devotion to burlesque history with t-shirts, mugs, stickers, and tons of other fun items, the proceeds of which contribute to BHoF’s mission to preserve, share, and inspire the art of burlesque.  This holiday season, give unique gifts guaranteed to be found nowhere else!

Orders ship in about a week; order by December 7 to assure delivery by Christmas. Flat rate shipping, $7.95 per order.

Visit https://bhof.link/shop to place an order today.

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Be a patron on Museum Store Sunday, Nov 25, 2018

Our museum store will be open special hours for Museum Store Sunday on November 25, Noon to 4pm.

Falling the Sunday after Thanksgiving, Museum Store Sunday lets you kick off your holiday gift shopping with unique, meaningful products that allow you to not only share your passion but to support the museums you’re most passionate about. Museum Store Sunday offers a special shopping experience in one-of-a kind stores, showcasing broad assortments of highly curated, unique, mission-specific gifts. From books to jewelry to children’s products to home accessories and gourmet food, there is something for everyone. Shop knowing you are supporting the missions and programs of each participating museum and cultural institution.

In honor of the day, BHoF will be offering 25% off burlesque apparel ...

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Naked Girls Reading at BHoF, Nov 16, 8-10pm

Michelle L'amour, 2005 Miss Exotic World and creator of Naked Girls ReadingAuthor, filmmaker, and actor Leslie Zemeckis hosts a reading of her latest book, Feuding Fan Dancers: Faith Bacon, Sally Rand, and the Golden Age of the Showgirl by 2005 Miss Exotic World Michelle L’amour, performer and photographer Bettina May, and performer and BHoF collection assistant Darby Fox on Friday, November 16, 8-10pm.

Leslie Zemeckis continues to discover the forgotten feminist histories of the golden age of entertainment, turning her sights on the lost stories of Sally Rand and Faith Bacon—icons who each claimed to be the inventor of the notorious fan dance. Naked Girls Reading is proud to partner with BHoF to present excerpts from this compelling story of two brave women from another era.

Cover of "Feuding Fan Dancers: Faith Bacon, Sally Rand, and the Golden Age of the Showgirl" by Leslie ZemeckisCopies of Feuding Fan Dancers will be available for purchase in our museum store and...

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