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Upcoming Events

August 19, 2017 - 10:00am

Author Brien Bouyea will be on hand to sign copies of his book "Bare Knuckles and Saratoga Racing: The Remarkable Life of John Morrissey." Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: Books available for purchase. 

August 20, 2017 - 7:00am

Join us for special this special tour of Saratoga Race Course’s Oklahoma Training Track led by a professional racing photographer. You will learn about lighting, composition and developing your own artist’s eye. Time: 7 a.m. (meet at the Museum). Cost: $25 Museum members; $35 non-members. Tour size is limited and no one under the age of 10 is permitted. Reservations are required. To RSVP: Call (518) 584-0400 ext. 120.

August 21, 2017 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Decorate a Trophy for the Travers Stakes:” Prepare for Saratoga’s oldest race by viewing Travers Stakes trophies at the Museum then decorate a smaller model of your own. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid admission.

August 22, 2017 - 9:30am

Author John Perrotta, illustrator Jen Ferguson and Tom Durkin (audio book voice) will be on hand to sign copies of the books:  "Half a Chance," "If Wishes Were Horses" and "Racetracker: Life with Grifters and Gamblers." Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost: Books available for purchase. 

August 23, 2017 - 11:00am

Top racing handicappers analyze the field for the 148th running of the Travers Stakes, Saratoga's oldest race. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: Free to attend. 

August 24, 2017 - 10:00am

“From American Eclipse to Silent Screen: An Early History of New York-breds” book signing with author Al Carter. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Books available for purchase. 

August 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

Free admission each Friday from 2 p.m. to close through the end of 2017.

August 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

Celebrate the Saratoga racing season at the Museum on Travers Stakes eve in the Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Courtyard with fellow Museum members and racing enthusiasts. Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free for Museum members; $10 non-members. 

“Man o’ War: A Legend Like Lightning” book signing with author Dorothy Ours: As part of the Museum’s celebration of Man o’ War at 100, meet author Dorothy Ours on the eve of the Travers Stakes for a discussion about her book on Man o’ War during the Museum’s Member Wine and Cheese Social. Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: Books available for purchase.              

August 28, 2017 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Racehorse Thaumatrope:” Watch a simple toy combine two images into one with optical illusion and design one to watch repeatedly. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid admission.          

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