Featured Events

Featured Events

Friday, April 12, 2019
Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen Opening

Join the National Sporting Library & Museum to celebrate the opening of Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen!

6-7pm: Reception and Exhibition Viewing

7pm: Lecture by conservator...

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Saturday, April 13, 2019
Coffee with the Curator, April 13: Deconstructed

Enjoy an informal coffee reception and tour of Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen.

10:00am: Coffee reception

10:30am: Tour of the exhibition with Claudia Pfeiffer, the NSLM&rsquo...

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
NSLMology Family Day

Join the National Sporting Library & Museum for NSLMology: The Science of Sporting Art Family Day!

10am-5pm: Museum Open with Free Admission

11am-1pm: Hands-on Activities...

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Friday, May 17, 2019
Canter & Crawl: The Glass Sculpture of Joan Danziger Opening

Join the National Sporting Library & Museum to celebrate the opening of Canter & Crawl: The Glass Sculpture of Joan Danziger!

6-7pm: Reception and Exhibition Viewing

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Saturday, May 18, 2019
Coffee with the Curator, May 18: Canter & Crawl

Enjoy an informal coffee reception and tour of Canter & Crawl: The Glass Sculpture of Joan Danziger with the artist!

10:00am: Coffee reception

10:30am: Tour of the...

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Saturday, June 8, 2019
Hood & Talon: Falconry Through the Present Day

Learn about the sport of hawking with Mike Dupuy, a falconry and bird of prey expert. He will capture the imagination of the audience with a falconry demonstration, filled with fun...

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Thursday, June 13, 2019
Men on Horseback: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis & the Equestrian Image of the Commander in Chief

Join us for a talk with Dr. David Gerleman, Professor at George Mason University and one of NSLM's John H. Daniels Fellows.  The discussion will focus on how Lincoln...

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Saturday, June 22, 2019
Coffee with the Curator, June 22: Permanent Collection

Enjoy an informal coffee reception and tour of NSLM's Permanent Art Collection.

10:00am: Coffee reception

10:30am: Tour of the exhibition with Claudia Pfeiffer, the NSLM...

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Friday, July 5, 2019
Summer Art Workshops: July 5

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn about color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and getting messy!<...

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Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
Equine Sculpture Workshop

The Equine Sculpture Workshop is back! The National Sporting Library and Museum (NSLM and the Artists in Middleburg (AiM) partner for a weeklong workshop with expert equine sculptor and instructor,...

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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Equines in the Great War

Join us the hear Dr. Chuck Caramello, Professor at the University of Maryland and one of NSLM's John H. Daniels Fellows, discuss the triumphs and losses of equines in WWI...

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Friday, July 12, 2019
Summer Art Workshops: July 12

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn about color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and getting messy!<...

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Summer Art Workshops: July 19

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn about color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and getting messy!<...

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Friday, July 26, 2019
Summer Art Workshops: July 26

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn about color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and getting messy!<...

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Sunday, September 15, 2019
2019 Polo Classic

Save-the-Date for the National Sporting Library & Museum's 2019 Polo Classic!

This exciting event is coming up soon and online ticket sales are now closed. General Admission car passes...

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Sunday, May 31, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Kim Richards

Learn the tips and tricks on using the grid method to perfect proportion, value studies, and the creation of a bigger composition. Artist Kim Richards takes inspiration from Gustav Muss-Arnolt...

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Friday, June 26, 2020
Canceled - Open Late - June 2020

Join us on the NSLM's lawn as we celebrate the 7th anniversary of our Open Late Summer Concert Series! Concerts are free and open to the public, with the Museum...

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Sunday, June 28, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Lis Zadravec

Grab your box of colored pencils and work alongside artist Lis Zadravec as she takes your through the delicate nature of fur rendering using colored pencils.  

This...

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Thursday, July 9, 2020
Riding & Music in the Renaissance

Baldessare Castiglioni, who published the famous Book of the Courtier in 1528, spoke of sprezzatura and the importance of arts over martial skill as the most valuable asset of a courtier....

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Sunday, July 26, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with J Douglas

Learning the Value of Values

Value drawing is the key to representational or realistic drawing. Learn to use value to create form, depth, mood, and much more in your...

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Friday, July 31, 2020
Canceled - Open Late - July 2020

Join us on the NSLM's lawn as we celebrate the 7th anniversary of our Open Late Summer Concert Series! Concerts are free and open to the public, with the Museum...

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Friday, August 28, 2020
Open Late - August 2020

Join us on the NSLM's lawn as we celebrate the 7th anniversary of our Open Late Summer Concert Series! Concerts are free and open to the public, with the Museum...

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Sunday, September 13, 2020
2020 Polo Classic

The National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM) is excited to announce that its 2020 Polo Classic will take place on Sunday, September 13th at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia. This event...

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Friday, September 25, 2020
Open Late - September 2020

Join us on the NSLM's lawn as we celebrate the 7th anniversary of our Open Late Summer Concert Series! Concerts are free and open to the public, with the Museum...

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