Leading the Field: Ellen Emmet Rand Opening

Join the National Sporting Library & Museum to celebrate the opening of Leading the Field: Ellen Emmet Rand!


6-8pm: Members’ Reception and Exhibition Viewing


Please note this is a members-only event. To join membership or renew, please visit our membership page or call (540) 687-6542 ext. 26.


RSVP to Reid O'Connor, roconnor@nationalsporting.org or by calling 540-687-6542 ext. 35.


About the exhibition: Leading the Field: Ellen Emmet Rand and accompanying catalog gather together many of Rand’s Sporting Portraits to bring to life the stories, personalities, and relationships behind these works. Rand lived a remarkable life as one of the first successful, professional female artists in the United States. She was a lifelong equestrian active in American foxhunting circles and proved to be significant within the context of sporting history and culture during the first half of the 20th century.


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