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Support Small Businesses and Museum Stores Like BHoF

You’ve heard of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, the days after Thanksgiving that kick off the holiday shopping season with a mad frenzy of competitive bargain-hunting and retail excess? Well, we aren’t here to tell you not to shop that weekend, but we are here to tell you, there’s a

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We Received a Grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services!

BHoF has been awarded a $32,500 ARP Grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the federal agency charged with supporting libraries and museums. This grant will allow us to focus resources on digitizing a large part of our collection, including a number of films in the Something

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Holiday Closures

2021 Holiday Season Hours

To serve you best while allowing our staff the best opportunity to enjoy their holidays, we will be modifying our hours with the following extra days and closures in November and December: Nov 23-25: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Nov 28: OPEN 12-4p for Museum Store Sunday Dec 24-25: Closed for

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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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Operations Support Grant from Nevada Arts Council extended through 2023

BHoF has been awarded a two-year continuation of our Operations Support Grant by the Nevada Arts Council.This grant is for $21,000 paid out over two years, providing unrestricted operating funds to non-profit arts organizations throughout the state. 35% of the funding of this grant comes from the National Endowment for

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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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