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  1. Canter & Crawl

    August 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Canter & Crawl: The Glass Sculpture of Joan Danziger, presents a solo show of the DC-based, contemporary artist’s latest body of work. Stimulating the imagination, Danzinger’s vibrant wire and glass-shard sculptures are inspired by the spirit of the horse and the jewel-like nature of insects.

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  2. Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen

    August 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen centers on a unique decorative object from the NSLM’s permanent collection. Recently conserved, the four-panel screen is comprised of paintings and prints showing 18th century racing portraits on one side and manège training (an early form of dressage) on the other. The exhibit will cast light on a captivating era in British sport, art, and literature.

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  3. NSLMology: The Science of Sporting Art

    August 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    NSLM melds art with science to create NSLMology, an exhibition for explorers of all ages! Visitors are invited to experience scientific principles within three centuries of paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and hands-on activities. Get up close and personal with the physics of locomotion and identify meteorological patterns, ecology, the science of colors, and even chemistry. Locomotion: Horses gallop faster than human eyes can comprehend. How was this mystery of motion solved? Weather: Wind, water cycles, and cloud types are all on display for scientific inquiry. Ecology: What plants and animals do we find in the wild, and what do they eat to survive? Color theory: How do artists mix colors to show temperature and mood? Chemistry: How many states of matter are used to create bronze sculptures? What elements make up the alloy bronze? Enjoy highlights from the permanent collection in an entirely fresh way as a self-guided experience or contact us to book a group tour.

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  4. Open Late Concert Series-Shenandoah Conservatory

    August 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ National Sporting Library & Museum

    Join us on the NSLM’s lawn as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of our Open Late Summer Concert Series! August 30th Open Late Concert features the Shenandoah Conservatory with partners A Place to Be, Shenandoah University Alumni Association, and Sky Meadow State Park. Concerts are free and open to the public, with the Museum open late and free of charge too. Concessions available, including food from Pirate Rooster Pizza and Blackwater Beef, beer from Powers Farm & Brewery, and wine. Free Parking; Picnics Welcome; No Rain Date; Pets Must Be Leashed; Cash Bar; No Glass Containers; No Outside Alcohol Permitted.

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