Museum of Hounds and Hunting North America Inc.

Museum of Hounds and Hunting North America Inc. The only Museum of Hounds and Hunting in North America. Art, Artifacts, Memorabilia, books, Huntsmen's Room, hunting clothing, etc. Please view our website for more information at

SAVE THE DATE!!! MHHNA Museum Art Show and Reception - click on card to preview some art!


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.


The Two Hunters
Papier Mache sculpture by Sarah Holmberg
A whimsical centerpiece for the table at Thanksgiving or Christmas.
To benefit the Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA, Inc. $1900.00
In Middleburg, Virginia.
Please contact Nancy G. Bedford (540)364-7620
MHHNA, Inc. a 501©3 organization.


Dr. Rita Mae Brown visits the Museum of Hounds and Hunting, where the mystery begins, in her new book


Dressed in the hunt colors of Oak Ridge Hunt, Dr. Rita Mae Brown, MFH, signed her latest Sister Jane mystery, Crazy Like a Fox, at the Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA, Inc., Morven Park, Leesburg, Virginia, November 12, 2017.


Rita Mae Brown was here with her book- Crazy Like A Fox. What a fun evening at the Museum of Hounds and Hunting!

Join us for a book signing with Dr. Rita Mae Brown, MFH on Sunday, November 12 • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM - a benefit event for the MHHNA! Click on book cover for more information. Unable to join us? Call Kate at 540-687-5053 or email [email protected] to have a booksigned and mailed.
Are We There Yet?

Thank you, Aimee O'Grady, writer, and Warrenton Lifestyle magazine for featuring the Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA in the August 2017 issue. PLease click to read about the O'Grady family's day trip to the MHHNA and Morven Park.

A short drive through the countryside to Morven Park in Leesburg proves to be an enjoyable trip for the whole family. #familyroadtrip #morvenparkleesburg #themuseumofhoundsandhuntingnorthamerica


Final weekend to see
Setting the Table: Hunt China.
Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA, Inc.
Morven Park, Leesburg, Virginia
703-777-2414 for information.
Closes July 2.


Author Rita Mae Brown, MFH, tours the Huntsman's Room and the 2017 exhibit
Setting the Table: Hunt China. One of Brown's well-known characters, Sister Jane, has a tablescape on view. The exhibit is on display through July 2, 2017.
703-777-2414 for information.
In the Mansion, Morven Park, Leesburg, Virginia.


I went to the VA Hound Show last weekend. Wonderful! Here're a pair of hounds on a cloudy-morning cast. Enjoy!


Setting the Table: Hunt China
Closes July 2, 2017
Call 703-777-2414 for information, opening hours and to join the membership.
Shown: Royal Worcester, made in England.
Artist: T. Ivester Lloyd.


Gary Mantello visits the Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA.
The 2017 exhibit
"Setting the Table: Hunt China" is open weekends through July 2. Call Morven Park for information. 703-777-2414.


The 2017 exhibit opens Saturday, May 27.
4pm Huntsmen's Room Induction James L. Atkins, G. Marvin Beeman, MFH, C. Martin Wood, MFH.
5pm Annual Members Reception
and opening of the 2017 exhibit.
Hunting China

For information, reservations and memberships, call 703-777-2414


Sporting artist Anthony Barham will offer a painting for the benefit of the Museum at the Member's Reception, May 27, 2017, 5:00pm. Watch Tony create a special canvas just for friends of the Museum.
Huntsmen's Room Ceremony 4:00pm
Opening of the 2017 exhibit and the Member's Reception 5:00pm
Morven Park, Leesburg, Virginia.
703-777-2414 for information, to become a member or to RSVP.
Museum of Hounds & Hunting

Enjoy a weekend at Morven Park in Leesburg, VA on May 27 & 28 - many exciting events to enjoy over the Virginia Foxhound Show weekend! Join us for the Huntsman's Induction and Member's Reception. Read more info at our website at and additional information on the Virginia Foxhound Show Saturday and Sunday schedule here Please RSVP and we are looking forward to seeing you there!!


Don't forget the Huntsman's Induction at 4 p.m. featuring: C, Martin Wood III, MFH, Dr. Marvin Beeman, DVM, MFH and James L. Atkins. Member's reception at 5 p.m. and Huntsman Horn Blowing Contest at 7 p.m.


Please join us on May 27 for our annual Exhibition and Reception for the Museum of Hounds and Hunting N.A. for Members and guests. This year's exhibition is "Setting the Table: Hunt China.19th & 20th Century Hunt Scene China on interesting tables. To become a member, please call 703-777-2414. See you there!!
Open to the public weekends through July 2. Call 703-777-2414 for information.


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Plan a visit in 2017


Happy Holidays and New Year.


Art, Photography and Sculptures on display and for Sale at The Salamander Equestrian Center in Middleburg, VA for the whole of December. 20 Artists are represented at this fine exhibition. Your special Christmas gift can be found here with us. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.


The show is on!!! Art and sculptures available for sale.


The Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2016 Orange County Team Chase.

Subject: Orange County Hounds Team Chase Event
The Orange County Hounds Team Chase Event will be held at Old Whitewood Farm on Sunday, October 30th. Start time is 12:00PM.
In the interest of getting the word out to as many of our neighboring hunts as possible, we would appreciate it if you would forward the this information to your subscribers. We hope you will join us for this fun and friendly competition!
Any questions, please feel free to email: Pippy McCormick at [email protected] or Jane Bishop at [email protected].


A big thank you to the people who make the Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA, Inc. work.
Stephanie Kenyon, Executive Director, Morven Park and her wonderful staff.
Mary Reed, MBH, (center), Ashland Bassets, Warrenton, Virgina with Sherry Johnson, MBH and and Miriam Anvers, whipper-in, for manning the reception desk; the indefatigable Nancy Bedford, President of the MHHNA, Inc., and photographer Joanne Maisano who developed the 2016 exhibition "Fox Kits and Hound Pups" and Pat Carle, MHHNA Board member with John Ike, ex-MFH.


Museum of Hounds & Hunting, NA, Inc. 2016 reception.
Artist Anthony Barham shows his painting style in the Mansion at Morven Park ballroom. Hunting style on exhibit, scarlet evening tails, or drinking pinks, are always eye catching. Daphne Wood, MFH, Live Oak Hounds, Florida; Dr. John R.van Nagell, MFH, Iroquois Hunt, Kentucky and President of the Masters of Fox hounds Association with William Burnette, MFH, Caroline Hunt, Virginia, Treasurer of the MHHNA; C. Martin Wood, III, MFH, Live Oak Hounds, Florida.


Please visit the MHHNA Museum Booth at the VA Hound Show on Sunday the 29th for Gifts, Cards, Posters, Plush Foxes and Hounds, Photos of Kits, and Art for Sale.


Warm and Fuzzy
The 2016 Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA Reception
Join us for a fun evening with art, artifacts, friends and food. The Museum is hosting a photographic show and sale of Fox Kit and Fox Hounds Puppies in the ballroom.


May 28-29 MHHNA Reception at The Morven Park Mansion in Leesburg, VA, will feature an outstanding exhibition/sale of FOX KITS and HOUND PUPPIES. There are over 40 framed pictures that will absolutely enthrall you. The next day, on Sunday, The Virginia Hound Show will be held in four rings under the oaks. The Museum is open both days for your viewing pleasure.


MHHNA ART SHOW at Salamander Resort and Spa

Here's a painting I had posted quite a while ago, in progress. Finally finished it today! It's slated to go to the MFHA Exhibit & Sale at Salamander Resort the end of May. Can't wait! --enjoy.


Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday April 21, 2016.
We found a photograph of the Queen in casual riding attire. Back right: Lt. Col. Sir John Miller, Crown Equierry. Sir John was guest of honor at the Museum of Hounds & Hunting in 1997 when Mrs. John Bowles presented the Museum the John Bowles Collection of Lionel Edwards Sporting Art.


From the Museum Collection
Sterling Trophies from the 1930s Virginia Fox Hunter's Association. Classes were sponsored by the Fox Hunting clubs. History may be interpreted on each plate by examining the names, dates and hunt buttons on each trophy.
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Photo: Copyright Museum of Hounds & Hunting NA, Inc. All rights reserved.


The Blessing by Sandra Forbush
Also available at Salamander Exhibit.


Cropped version of "Oaks of Valley View" from Sue Kelleher
Available for purchase at The Art Exhibition/Sale at Salamander Resort Equine Center, Middleburg, VA. The Exhibit runs from Thanksgiving thru New Years.


17263 Southern Planter Ln
Leesburg, VA

Opening Hours

Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


(703) 777-2414


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