Best of Las Vegas 2018

Thank you Las Vegas for voting us BEST OF LAS VEGAS!

We are beyond excited to announce that The Burlesque Hall of Fame has been selected a BEST OF LAS VEGAS winner in the 2018 Las Vegas Review-Journal Best of Las Vegas poll. BHoF was awarded “Bronze” by voters, placing us in the top 3 best museums in Las Vegas. As

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Liz Renay

Liz Renay Manuscript Restoration Project Finished

The Burlesque Hall of Fame offers our sincere thanks to the archive team at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, for their invaluable assistance in restoring a bundle of Liz Renay manuscripts acquired from her estate. Liz Renay published a number of books in her lifetime, including titles like My Face

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Gail Winns visits BHoF

Thanks to two donors for our new Audio and Video System!

THANK YOU Gail Winns & Lyle Sheftel, and John Humphries of EARTH WATER SKY who together have brought us a brand new PA and AV system! Thanks to them we can fill our museum with music, and host screenings, lectures and presentations in our Bawdy Shop studio. Gail Winns and Lyle Sheftel

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Remembering October 1

One year ago today, a man with a hotel room full of guns unleashed his hate on the Route 91 Harvest music festival, just a few short miles from us. A year later, we still do not really know what motivated him to kill 58 people, injure over 850 others,

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Meet Living Legends of Burlesque at The Burlesque Hall of Fame (888) 661-6465 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEET LIVING LEGENDS OF BURLESQUE AT THE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME Museum hosts meet and greet with performers from burlesque’s classic era as well as classes as part of Las Vegas Burlesque Festival Meet and Greet: October 6, 2018, 4-6 pm; Classes all

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Detail of Dita Von Teese Costume

NEW EXHIBITION – “Curves Ahead: Burlesque Superstars Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese”

Today we are excited to reveal a new temporary exhibit, “Curves Ahead: Burlesque Superstars Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese”. Featuring costumes worn by Gypsy Rose Lee and Dita Von Teese, both on loan from the personal collection of BHoF Board member Dita Von Teese, the exhibition highlights two

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Sally Rand's "Leda and the Swan" act

Who’s Who in Burly-Q: Sally Rand (1904-1979)

Not many performers come to burlesque after having had a successful career elsewhere, but that’s exactly what Sally Rand did. Rand started in the theater as a teenager in Kansas City and enjoyed some success. Deciding to make her name in Hollywood, she joined the Ringling Bros. Circus and traveled

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Giveaway: See Dita Von Teese at House of Blues on June 28, 2018!

YOU could win two (2) tickets to see Burlesque Hall of Fame board member Dita Von Teese on June 28th at the House of Blues, Las Vegas! To enter, fill out a form at the museum or sign up for our email newsletter at (Already subscribed? Great – submit your email

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SPECIAL HOURS during BHoF Weekend, May 30 to June 5

We will be open special hours during BHoF Weekend this year, May 30 – June 5, including extra openings on Sunday and Monday.   Thursday – Saturday  May 30 – June 2 10am to 5pm     Sunday and Monday   June 3 and 4  12 Noon to 5pm   We

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2018 Museum Dance-Off People's Choice

Congratulations to US! BHoF wins 2018 Museum Dance-Off People’s Choice Award!

BHoF’s Museum Dance-Off video has been selected the People’s Choice in the 2018 Museum Dance-Off, a friendly competition among museums hosted by When You Work at a Museum. The prize is… satisfaction. Thank you to our staff and volunteers for putting this together, and to Chris Arquello and Andrew Kurcan

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