Museum Book Club

  • Audience: Adult program
  • Duration: 1 hour


The Museum’s Book Club will examine six popular racing titles in a bi-monthly program beginning in February 2024 on site at the Museum. The Book Club will meet on the second Thursday of every other month beginning Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. Meetings will include a guided discussion and a special guest for each book. Books are available for purchase individually through the Museum gift shop or a special bundle rate of $125 for all six books. Cost to participate in the Book Club is $30 for Museum members and $60 for non-members. The cost includes access to all six programs and refreshments at each event.  The book club schedule is as follows:

Thursday, Feb. 8The First Kentucky Derby, by Mark Shrager
Thursday, April 11Lexington, by Kim Wickens
Thursday, June 13Ruffian, by Jane Schwartz
Thursday, Aug. 8Bare Knuckles and Saratoga Racing, by Brien Bouyea
Thursday, Oct. 10The Foxes of Belair, Jennifer Kelly
Thursday, Dec. 12Horse Crazy, by Sarah Maslin Nir

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