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- May 25, 2010 at 11:17 am #282796
Active duty servicemembers and their families will
gain free access to hundreds of museums throughout the nation this summer, thanks to a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families.
More than 600 museums in 50 states and D.C. have signed up so far to participate in Operation Appreciation: Blue Star Museums.
The program offers active duty servicemembers — including activated Guard and Reserve — and up to five of their immediate family members free admission to participating museums from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
See Blue Star Museums Initiative for a complete list of participating museums….
Participating museums include the Art Institute of Chicago, Dallas Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
(While admission is free of charge, some special or limited-time exhibits may not be included in the program, according to a Blue Star Museums news release. Contact the museum directly for specifics.)
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