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Foxcroft School: The Art of Women and the Sporting Life shows how women participated in 20th-century sports and created and collected sporting art.
National Sporting Library & Museum
Foxcroft School: The Art of Women and the Sporting Life shows how women participated in 20th-century sports and created and collected sporting art.

Mar. 24-Aug. 24: Foxcroft School: The Art of Women and the Sporting Life
You can visit the National Sporting Library & Museum in Middleburg, Virginia through August 24 to see Foxcroft School: The Art of Women and the Sporting Life, an exhibition focusing on women as sporting enthusiasts, artists and art collectors. The collection includes about thirty paintings and sculptures that depict the role of women in 20th-century sporting life.

Mar. 24-30: Reflections on Glass
It’s not too late to see Reflections on Glass, an exhibit at Glen Echo Park Art Glass Center Gallery. The exhibit showcases the work of six glass artists who incorporate their own styles into glasswork. The pieces range from bowls and platters to lighting fixtures and freestanding art. You can see the work through March 30.

Music: “Glass War (Instrumental)” by NOFX

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