#MuseumAtHome: Hispanic and Latin Heritage Month 2021 (Updated 10-9-21)

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Burlesque Hall of Fame has partnered with burlesque historian and performer Bella Sin to highlight the careers and contributions of performers throughout the Latin burlesque world. New material will be released daily on our Instagram and Facebook pages, and this page will be

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“TEASE: A Burlesque Revue” returns to the stage October 23!

We’re excited to finally be returning to the stage with a new installation of our (more or less) quarterly show, “TEASE: A Burlesque Revue,” on October 23 at 8pm. What’s more, we’re debuting in a new venue, The Space, a new community-driven, charity-based arts complex with a gorgeous performance hall.

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Thank you Nevada Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts

BHoF has been awarded an American Rescue Plan Grant for Organizations for $11,000 by the Nevada Arts Council. Funded through the National Endowment for the Arts by the American Rescue Plan passed by Congress earlier this year, the grant is intended to help Nevada arts organizations better cope with the

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Closure Update

Construction is finished, we’re re-opening October 9

(with more open days, too!) Construction has been completed following the July 20 fire on our rooftop that damaged our space. Our staff is now busy re-installing our exhibits and we will be opening back up October 9. We will also be adding an additional open day to our schedule.

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Closure Update

Museum Closure Update

We are sorry to announce that the museum is still closed following the rooftop fire in our building on July 20th. Construction is taking far longer than we had initially estimated, and will continue for at least the next two-three weeks. After removal of the contaminated drywall, flooring, ceiling tiles,

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The 2021 Virtual BHoF Weekender is LIVE

Our Virtual Weekender is happening now and it’s glorious! 48 hours straight of showcases, live events, panel discussions, and tons more from all over the world, streaming straight to your computer, tablet, or phone. Admission is free (donations are accepted, of course!). Go to the Virtual Burlesque Hall of Fame

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Museum Closed Due to Fire Damage

On the night of July 20th, a fire started on the rooftop patio of our building, directly above part of our exhibition space. The fire was put out by firefighters but a great deal of smoke and water entered our space. Fortunately, only two artifacts were affected and so far

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Free Admission for Low-Income Visitors

The Burlesque Hall of Fame has joined Museums for All, a program offered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program allows free admission to

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BHoF Welcomes New Board Member Tiffany Carter

Please welcome to the BHoF board the legendary performer, Miss Nude Universe 1975, Tiffany Carter! Tiffany Carter began her burlesque career at the infamous Pink Pussycat in Hollywood, CA in the late 1960s, and toured the United States, Canada, and Japan throughout her career into the 1980s. Throughout her 20+

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Now on view: “Coby Yee: The Hardest-Working Woman in Chinatown”

In 1960, Coby Yee – already a star performer at Charlie Low’s Forbidden City – opened the Dragon Lady nightclub on the eastern border of San Francisco’s Chinatown. In addition to being part-owner, Coby was the hostess and public face of the business. Soon, she also opened a studio and

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