Emergency Arts building

So long, Emergency Arts!

Six years ago, the Burlesque Hall of Fame opened our “modest” space at the front of the Emergency Arts center. And so once again, from our origins as Exotic World in the Mojave Desert, burlesque’s history, heritage, and unique contribution to society had a home. And now we say farewell

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Museum construction site

Closed 9/22 – 10/7 for relocation to temporary space

The Burlesque Hall of Fame will be briefly closed starting tomorrow, September 23, until we reopen on October 7 in our interim space at 1017 South First Street, Suite #195. Right next door to our new home, our interim space is inside the Art Square at the center of Las

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Artist's rendering of First and Main

Relocation update: Leaving the Emergency Arts building

Greetings BHoF supporters! Some of you may have already heard that IKE Gaming, Inc. – owners of the building at 520 Fremont Street in which the Burlesque Hall of Fame currently resides – has announced that they will be repurposing the property to house a new restaurant facility. As a

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Las Vegas Burlesque at LV Library

Join us for an evening of Las Vegas Stories

Come hear the sizzling story of burlesque in Ls Vegas at the Clark County Library this Thursday, August 4, at 7pm. BHoF Director Dustin M. Wax will tell the story of burlesque in Las Vegas, using photos from our archives. Joining him on-stage will be a panel of performers to share

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Small Space Fest

Special Hours for Small Space Fest, Monday, June 20

BHoF will be open special hours this Monday, June 20, from 6pm-10pm, as part of the opening festivities for the Small Space Fest. Small Space Fest is taking over the Emergency Arts Building and filling it with unique, site-specific art from both local and national artists. These works will be installed

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Egypt Blaque Knyle

Congratulations to our 2016 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship recipient!

Congratulations to Egypt Blaque Knyle, winner of the 2016 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship! As the scholarship recipient, Egypt will receive a full pass to all four showcases and all Legends Master Classes during The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend at the Orleans Hotel and Casino this June 2-5, and will be

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2016 Weekender logo

2016 Weekender passes on sale TODAY!

Passes go on sale TODAY at noon PST for the 59th Annual Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender, to be held June 2 – 5 at The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas! Visit http://bhofweekend.com/tickets/ to reserve your seat for the world’s largest celebration of burlesque’s heart, history and innovation! Four-Day Weekender Pass

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Sparkly Devil

Apply now for the 2016 Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship

Applications are now open for the third annual Sparkly Devil Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship builds on the inspirational work of the late Sparkly Devil to foster a stronger burlesque community and to learn from burlesque’s Living Legends. The recipient will receive a full pass to the 2016 BHoF Weekender, 4

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Artifacts in BHoF's collection

Help raise the curtain on BHoFs new era!

Seasons greetings, burlyq-ers and fans! It has been an action-packed year here at The Burlesque Hall of Fame, with an even more amazing year to come! 2015 marked a bouquet of anniversaries for us, including the fifth anniversary of the museum on Fremont St., our 10th year in Las Vegas,

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Holiday ornaments

Holiday Hours for 2015

We will be closed on the following dates during the 2015 holiday season: Wed, Nov 25 (Open 11a – 4p, closed 4p-7p) Thurs, Nov 26 (Closed all day) Thurs and Fri, Dec 24-25 (Closed all day) Thurs and Fri, Dec 31 and Jan 1 (Closed all day) We wish all of

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