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 June - September as we celebrate the 7th 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 supported in part by awards from the Town of Middleburg, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Upcoming Events
Canceled - Open Late - June 2020 - Friday, June 26, 2020
Canceled - Open Late - July 2020 - Friday, July 31, 2020
CANCELED - Open Late - August 2020 - Friday, August 28, 2020
CANCELED - Open Late - September 2020 - Friday, September 25, 2020

Gallery Talks (every Wednesday)

Take advantage of our recurring, no cost program, Gallery Talks! Once a week NSLM staff will give attendees a personalized peek at traveling exhibitions, new acquisitions, or permanent collections objects. 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 last Sunday of the month, from 2-3 pm. Each month an artist leads a sketching session guiding participants on style, composition, or another aspect of drawing. 

The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Pre-registration is encouraged at

Upcoming Events
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Kim Richards - Sunday, May 31, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Lis Zadravec - Sunday, June 28, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with J Douglas - Sunday, July 26, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Alice Porter - Sunday, August 30, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Barbara Sharp - Sunday, September 27, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Mary Jennings - Sunday, October 25, 2020
Virtual Sunday Sketch with Suzanne Lago Arthur - Sunday, November 29, 2020

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.   

Upcoming Events