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Send your holiday wishes to burlesque legends!

The holidays are coming, and The Burlesque Hall of Fame would like your help spreading some much needed holiday cheer with the legends of classic-era burlesque! The pandemic has been stressful for all and many of our legends may be in isolation. We’d like to ensure they can still feel

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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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#MuseumAtHome: Hispanic and Latin Heritage Month 2021

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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We have been awarded an American Rescue Plan Grant by the Nevada Arts Council

BHoF has been awarded an $11,000 American Rescue Plan Grant by the Nevada Arts Council. Funding for this grant was made available through the American Rescue Plan, passed earlier this year to help sustain arts organizations through the lengthening years of the pandemic. These funds will go towards our basic

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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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Musuem Closed sign. Photo by Chris McInnis.

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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