Coffee with the Curator, Sidesaddle, 1690-1935, Nov. 17

Join Claudia Pfeiffer, the George L Ohrstrom, Jr. Curator of Art for an informal tour of our feature exhibition, Sidesaddle, 1690-1935. This program offered in partnership with Middleburg Common Grounds.

10:00 Coffee reception

10:30 Tour with Claudia Pfeiffer

$5 admission, free to NSLM members. RSVP to Anne Marie, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at 540 687 6542 x25,

About the exhibition: Sidesaddle, 1690-1935, will present a revealing perspective on the history and culture of women as equestrians, their depictions in sporting art, and the evolution of sidesaddle tack and attire represented in British, Continental, and American art from the 17th to the 20th centuries. The exhibition will showcase approximately fifty paintings, works on paper, and sculptures on loan from museums and private collections. Co-curators Dr. Ulrike Weiss, Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and Claudia Pfeiffer, the George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Curator of Art at NSLM, are contributing essays to the accompanying catalog.


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