National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame, Saratoga Springs

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The National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame, in the Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, New York, was established in 1986. It contains photographs, videos, artifacts, costumes, and biographies. The museum is located in the former Washington Bath House and was founded by Marylou Whitney. It is related to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and also provides dance classes and master classes through the Lewis A. Swyer School for the Arts, which hosts the New York State Summer School of the Arts during July and August.
The National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame purposed a mission from its very foundation. It was "to cultivate, promote, foster, sponsor, and develop among its members and the community at large, the appreciation, understanding, taste, and love of the Musical Arts, especially the Dance; to create a National Hall of Fame for the advancement of such purposes; to secure the interest of the patrons of these Arts, and to promote and encourage the means for popular instruction and enjoyment thereof."
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  • We took our daughters here because they are dance enthusiasts. Definitely a great place to visit, even for me - a guy with no rhythm and two left feet. You will see the history of dance and posters... 
    We took our daughters here because they are dance enthusiasts. Definitely a great place to visit, even for me - a guy with no rhythm and two left feet. You will see the history of dance and posters...  more »
  • Through staying at The Gideon Putnam Hotel we received complimentary passes to the museum. It really was well done and fun to visit. Posters gave you a historical perspective into the social norms.....  more
    Through staying at The Gideon Putnam Hotel we received complimentary passes to the museum. It really was well done and fun to visit. Posters gave you a historical perspective into the social norms.....  more »
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  • We were visiting Saratoga Springs for the first time and decided to visit the National Museum of Dance. We are ballroom dancers and love the sport! This was so much fun! Dancers after dark was a great exhibit! The park is great too! Will come back again!
  • I was setting up the florals that I made for a wedding this past weekend. I recommend this as a wedding venue! Absolutely stunning, cannot wait till we go on a Tuesday Tour at 11am with my girls ❤ #FloralsbyKora

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