“The Year of the Hound” Showcasing the Foxhunts of Virginia

Artist Christine Cancelli. Chairman of the Board of MHHNA Mrs. Nancy Bedford with a room full of patrons and artists at the reception for the exhibit, Year of the Hound. Kim Ginn excited about her purchase seen here with the artist of the painting, Linda Volrath. Oil on Canvas of Middlebrook Hounds by Sally Moren.

Photos by Joanne Maisano

A world-class exhibit and sale of artworks showcasing all 25 recognized Virginia Hunts and featuring select artists of the American Academy of Equine Art opened at The Museum of Hounds & Hunting, North America located in the Morven Park Mansion in Leesburg, Virginia on May 26 and continued the next day.

Rev. Michael Tang, himself a recognized artist for his marvelous watercolors and oil paintings, helped to spearhead the project and assure the broad participation of both artists and hunts.

“The Year of the Hound” show will be available to visitors every Saturday and Sunday through June 26 from noon until 5 p.m.  Whether you are a novice or enthusiast of equine sport, a lover of art or just curious about a new genre, this is an exhibit not to be missed. ML