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Upcoming Museum events Aug. 23-28

Upcoming events listing at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame for Aug. 23-28


Tuesday, Aug. 23 — Jessica Leonard artist signing. Artist Jessica Leonard will sign copies of her equine artwork. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Location: Museum lobby. Cost: Prints available for purchase.


Thursday, Aug. 25 — Greg Montgomery Travers Stakes poster signing. Artist Greg Montgomery will be signing copies of his 2016 Travers Stakes commemorative poster, the 31st in his annual series. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Location: Museum lobby. Cost: Posters available for purchase. 


Thursday, Aug. 25 — Travers Stakes Preview Panel. Racing experts and handicappers Tom Amello and Jeff Carle will analyze the 2016 edition of the “Midsummer Derby” and discuss the race’s prestigious history. Time: 11 a.m. Location: Hall of Fame. Cost: Included with paid Museum admission.


Friday, Aug. 26 — “Derby Innovator: The Making of Animal Kingdom” book signing with author Barry Irwin. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Location: Museum lobby. Cost: Books available for purchase.


Friday, Aug. 26 — Member Wine and Cheese Night at the Museum. Enjoy wine and cheese in the Museum courtyard with fellow Museum members and racing enthusiasts. Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Museum courtyard. Cost: Free for Museum members, $10 for general public. To RSVP, call (518) 584-0400 ext. 109 or email


Sunday, Aug. 28 — Ramon Dominguez autograph signing. Hall of Fame jockey Ramon Dominguez will sign posters by Greg Montgomery exclusively commissioned by the Museum to celebrate his 2016 Hall of Fame induction. Time: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Museum lobby. Cost: $20 per autographed poster.