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102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, 20117
(540) 687-6542 http://www.nationalsporting.org

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October 2017

Horsemanship in Ancient Greece

Thursday, October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, 20117

Join us at NSLM as Carol C. Mattusch, Mathy Professor Emerita of Art History at George Mason University, compares modern riding, tack, and philosophy with that of the ancient Greeks.
$5 admission, free to NSLM members. Please RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at ABarnes@NationalSporting.org, 540-687-6542 ext. 25

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The Horse and the Camera, From the Judith and Jo Tartt, Jr. Photography Collection

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Thursday, March 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, 20117

August 11, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Price: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Youth $8; Children Free
Come view our newest exhibition, The Horse and the Camera, 1870 to 1960, From the Judith and Jo Tartt, Jr. Photography Collection.

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November 2017

Symposia in Ancient Greece

Thursday, November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, 20117

Join us at NSLM as Dr. Peter Schertz of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents on the ancient Greek tradition of wine drinking and entertainment: the symposium.
$5 admission, free to NSLM members. Please RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at ABarnes@NationalSporting.org, 540-687-6542 ext. 25

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The Horse in Ancient Greek Art Exhibition

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, 20117

Date: September 9, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Time: Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Price: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Youth $8; Children Free
The Horse in Ancient Greek Art exhibition features Greek vases and sculpture from the 8th through the 4th centuries BCE drawn from a private collection, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and other museum collections. The exhibition and accompanying publication explore the significance of the horse in ancient Greek culture, the superb horsemanship skills of the ancient Greeks, and imagery of the horse in ancient myth, war, sport, and competition. From some of the earliest examples of the horse in Greek art, to stunning examples of black and red-figured vases, the objects on view illustrate ancient equestrian life.

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