American Saddlebred Musuem

Equine Art, Antique and Rare Book Consignment Auction

Dates: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Equine Art, Antique, and Rare Book Auction is an annual event put on by the American Saddlebred Museum. A variety of serious equine artwork, antiques, collectibles, rare books and historic artifacts can be purchased at this event. The focus of the auction is particularly Saddlebred items, but coaching, Thoroughbred, Standardbred, draft horse, Hackney and Morgan artwork are also accepted. The auction draws and specializes in works by George Ford Morris, one of America's premier 19th - 20th century sporting artists. For more information on the Equine Art, Antique, and Rare Book Auction please visit http://www.asbmuseum.org/art-auction.php. Picture courtesy of the American Saddlebred Museum. (1923 Oil on Canvas of Julius Fleischmann by George Ford Morris)

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American Saddlebred Museum
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859-259-2746

Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

Dates: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:00am to Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Visit the Museum
Wednesday thru Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

The Museum is mounting a very special exhibition in 2014. Oak Hill Farm - A Jewel of the Bluegrass encompasses six decades of incomparable success produced by Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm. Located in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Oak Hill Farm has long been synonymous with world’s champion Saddlebreds and the tradition of excellence begun by owner Jean McLean Davis.

Featured in the exhibition are hundreds of items and artifacts donated by Davis’ estate. Included are trophies, ribbons, photographs, paintings, sculptures, and assorted memorabilia from Jean’s personal collection. Videos play throughout the Museum with rarely seen photo footage of Jean and her horses from the 1940s through the early 1990s. You will not want to miss this once in a lifetime chance to learn more about the woman and the horses of the legendary Oak Hill Farm.

Call the Museum at 859-259-2746.

Hosted by: 
American Saddlebred Museum
Phone: 
859-259-2746

Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

Dates: 
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 6:30pm
Event Description: 

The Museum will be mounting a very special exhibit in 2014. Oak Hill Farm - A Jewel of the Bluegrass, will open on Friday,February 14, 2014 with a 6:30 PM dinner reception at the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds. The exhibit will encompass six decades of incomparable success produced by Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm. Located in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Oak Hill Farm has long been synonymous with world’s champion Saddlebreds and the tradition of excellence begun by owner Jean McLean Davis.

Featured in the exhibit will be hundreds of items and artifacts donated by Davis’ estate. Included are trophies, ribbons, photographs, paintings, sculptures, and assorted memorabilia from Jean’s personal collection. Videos will play throughout the Museum with rarely seen photo footage of Jean and her horses from the 1940s through the early 1990s. You will not want to miss this once in a lifetime chance to learn more about the woman and the horses of the legendary Oak Hill Farm.

Guests attending this year’s party will also have the chance to view the new American Saddlebred Museum Lifetime Achievement interactive exhibit. Sponsored by the Crabtree family and donors to the Museum’s 2012 Annual Campaign, the interactive touch screen exhibit features video footage, photos and biographies of people and horses that have made a significant impact in our breed’s history. In this opening installation, the lives of six important people and two horses are explored - made possible through donations made in their honor.

Highlights of this Valentine’s night event include a dinner “dine-around” throughout the Museum and complimentary wines, graciously sponsored by Leatherwood Wines and Nic de Wet. A cash bar will be available for other spirits. For those attending the ASHA Convention in Lexington, there will be complimentary shuttle buses running between the downtown Hilton Hotel. Advance ticket purchase appreciated. Call the Museum at 859-259-2746 ext. 305.

Hosted by: 
American Saddlebred Museum
Phone: 
859-259-2746 ext. 305