Public Programs

The National Sporting Library and Museum provides several monthly programs, many of which are free to the public.

Open Late

Join us on the NSLM's lawn on the last Friday of the month from May - August as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of our Open Late Summer Concert Series! Concerts are free and open to the public, with the Museum open late and free of charge as well. Food & drink available for purchase on site.

Please note: no glass containers, no outside alcohol permitted. There are no rain dates. Parking is free and open to the public. All pets must be leashed.

Open Late concerts are made possible in part by a grant from the Town of Middleburg, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Upcoming Events
Open Late - May 2019 - Friday, May 31, 2019
Open Late - June 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019
Open Late - July 2019 - Friday, July 26, 2019
Open Late - August 2019 - Friday, August 30, 2019

Gallery Talks (every Wednesday)

Take advantage of our recuring, no cost program Gallery Talks! Once a week NSLM staff will give attendees a personalized peek at traveling exhibitions, new acquisitions or permanent collections pieces. No two talks will be alike. Reservations are not required and admission is free. Gallery Talks take place every Wednesday at 2 pm.

Upcoming Events

Sunday Sketch

Join NSLM for Sunday Sketch on the first Sunday of the month, from 2-4 pm. Each month a local art teacher or artist leads a sketching session in the art galleries, guiding participants on style, composition, or another aspect of drawing. Supplies (pencils, paper, sketch boards, and clipboards) will be provided for attendees.

The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Participants will receive free admission to the Museum. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Upcoming Events
Sunday Sketch with Lori Gall - Sunday, April 7, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Ruthie Windsor-Mann - Sunday, May 5, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Anne Marie Paquette - Sunday, June 2, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Alice Porter - Sunday, July 7, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Kim Richards - Sunday, August 4, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Hilary White - Sunday, September 1, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Barbara Sharp - Sunday, October 6, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Geraldine Kiefer - Sunday, November 3, 2019
Sunday Sketch with Teresa Duke - Sunday, December 1, 2019

School Programs

NSLM offers tours and STEM-based lessons for classes of up to 30 students at a time. For more information visit our Students & Groups Page or contact Valerie Peacock, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at or (540) 687-6542 x25.