Turkey and dancer's legs

A Message of Gratitude from BHoF

The Burlesque Hall of Fame would like to take the opportunity on this day of Thanksgiving to thank the people who make what we do possible. We are grateful this year and every year for: The burlesque Legends who continue to inspire and amaze us with their stories, their contributions

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Holiday Closures

We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday today, November 23, at 3pm and all day Thursday,  November 24. We will resume our normal hours, 10am – 6pm, on Friday, November 25. We will also be closed December 24-25 and Dec 31 – January 1. Please visit https://burlesquehall.com/about/visit/ for information about

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Scrabble tiles spelling "ethics"

BHoF’s Values

In light of the divisiveness and fear gripping American communities, particularly people of color, women, and LGBTQ people, the values and code of ethics that the  Burlesque Hall of Fame strives to operate under and towards matter now more than ever. The Burlesque Hall of Fame and its trustees, director,

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Gallery view at temporary space

Re-Opening Friday, October 7th!

After a brief hiatus and thanks to the careful yet quick work of our staff and volunteers, The Burlesque Hall of Fame REOPENS in our temporary location on Friday, October 7th at 5pm and will be open until 9pm in honor of the 14th anniversary of First Friday Art Walk! Visit us at

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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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