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National Sporting Library & Museum

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102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
(540) 687-6542 http://www.nationalsporting.org

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April 2017

Andre Pater: A Matter of Light Exhibition

April 21 - August 13
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Price: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Youth $8; Children Free; Members Free Phone: (540) 687-6542 Information: The bold and vibrant compositions of contemporary sporting artist Andre Pater (Polish-American, b. 1953) are often compared to those of the great 20th-century British sporting artist Sir Alfred Munnings. Pater’s refinement in pastels in addition to the classic medium of oil solidifies his rightful place as an illustrious artist in the 21st century. Works from collections across the country will be represented in the retrospective…

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May 2017
Free

Sunday Sketch

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Join us for a free sketching session in the Museum galleries! Supplies (pencils, paper, sketch boards, and clipboards) will be provided for attendees. This week's featured artist is local artist and instructor Mary Jennings. Mary uses traditional and mixed media to create artistic experiences, and her works range from 2x3 inches to wall murals! The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Participants will receive free admission to the Museum. Participants under the age of 18…

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$5,

Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series – Shayan Ghajar

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world! Each Heroes & Underdogs lecture features a different group or individual who struggled against adversity, overcame great odds, or is in danger of being lost to history. May 16 - Shayan Ghajar, Virginia Tech Middleburg Agriculture Research & Extension (MARE) Center, speaking on second career thoroughbreds currently at the MARE Center May 30 - Lilla Mason, MFH Iroquois Hunt, on hound retirement funds June 13 - Dr. John Ott,…

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Free

Open Late Concert Series – After Party Band

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Our Open Late concert series is back for its third year! Please join us for music from the After Party Band, family fun, and food from Hammerdown BBQ Friday, May 26! Concerts and Museum admission are free and open to the public 6:00-8:00pm. Picnics are welcome but please no glass containers or outside alcohol is permitted. Cash bar featuring wine from Greenhill Winery & Vineyards and beer. For more information, please contact Jessica Festa at 540-687-6542 ext. 35 or by…

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$5

Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series – Lilla Mason

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world! Each Heroes & Underdogs lecture features a different group or individual who struggled against adversity, overcame great odds, or is in danger of being lost to history. May 30 - Lilla Mason, MFH Iroquois Hunt, on hound retirement funds June 13 - Dr. John Ott, James Madison University, on African-American jockeys in Gilded Age imagery June 27 – Mark Metzger – Carp Anglers Group Reception begins at 6:00pm, talk…

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June 2017
$5,

Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series – Dr. John Ott

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world! Each Heroes & Underdogs lecture features a different group or individual who struggled against adversity, overcame great odds, or is in danger of being lost to history. June 13 - Dr. John Ott, James Madison University, on African-American jockeys in Gilded Age imagery Reception begins at 6:00pm, talk begins at 6:30 p.m. $5 admission, free to NSLM members RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator,…

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$5

Coffee with the Curator – Andre Pater: In a Sporting Light

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Join us for Coffee with the Curator sponsored by Middleburg Common Grounds! NSLM invites members of the public to celebrate its latest exhibition, Andre Pater: In A Sporting Light, featuring artwork by contemporary sporting artist Andre Pater. The program includes an informal coffee reception followed by a tour of the new exhibition conducted by NSLM's George L. Ohrstrom Sr. Curator of Art, Claudia Pfieffer. $5 admission, free to NSLM members RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith…

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Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series – Mark Metzger

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world! Each Heroes & Underdogs lecture features a different group or individual who struggled against adversity, overcame great odds, or is in danger of being lost to history. June 27 – Mark Metzger – Carp Anglers Group Reception begins at 6:00pm, talk begins at 6:30 p.m. $5 admission, free to NSLM members. RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at ABarnes@NationalSporting.org (540) 687-6542 x25

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Free

Open Late Concert Series – Bryan Shepard

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Our Open Late concert series is back for its third year! Join us for country music from Bryan Shepard, family fun, and food from Hammerdown BBQ and Smiley's Ice Cream Friday, June 30! Concerts and Museum admission are free and open to the public 6:00-8:00pm. Picnics are welcome but please no glass containers or outside alcohol is permitted. Cash bar featuring wine from Greenhill Winery & Vineyards and beer. We are excited to have the Bryan Shepherd country band as…

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July 2017
$175

Art Comes Alive! Summer Camp

July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Art Comes Alive camp includes hands-on instruction in: oil, acrylic and watercolor painting, traditional sculpture and unconventional materials and mixed media. Ages 10-14, camp runs July 17-21 from 9am-12pm. Camp will be at NSLM in Middleburg. Participants will receive security clearance access into the Museum's art collection. We are proud to partner with Hill School for this camp, but anyone can sign up! Registration: Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator at abarnes@nationalsporting.org or (540) 687-6542 x25

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Free

Open Late Concert Series – Silver Tones Swing Band

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Our Open Late concert series is back for its third year! Please join us for great music, family fun, and food from Hammerdown BBQ Friday, July 28! Concerts and Museum admission are free and open to the public 6:00-8:00pm. Picnics are welcome but please no glass containers or outside alcohol is permitted. Cash bar featuring wine from Greenhill Winery & Vineyards and beer. We are excited to have Silver Tones Swing Band as our featured band! For more information, please…

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August 2017
Free

Open Late Concert Series – Piedmon Symphony Orchestra

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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Our Open Late concert series is back for its third year! Please join us for great music, family fun, and food from Hammerdown BBQ Friday, August 25! Concerts and Museum admission are free and open to the public 6:00-8:00pm. Picnics are welcome but please no glass containers or outside alcohol is permitted. Cash bar featuring wine from Greenhill Winery & Vineyards and beer. We are excited to have the Piedmont Symphony Orchestra as our featured band! For more information, please…

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