Art Highlights & Tea Series

The “Art Highlights and Tea” series takes place from January through April on the second Wednesday of each month. Lectures begin at 2pm in the Tiffany Room at the Remington Museum, and are always free and open to the public. The tea, organized and run by volunteers, begins at 3pm in the parlors at 311 Washington Street.

Cost for the tea is $10 for Remington Museum members and $15 for non-members.Seats for the tea fill up quickly, so it is recommended to reserve spots early on.

January 9, 2018 - Bob Thacker: “Meeting The Cowboy, Seeing The Outlier,” a presentation about some Remington works dating from the last part of the artist’s career. Bob Thacker taught at St. Lawrence University for thirty-five years. He is the author of The Great Prairie Fact and Literary Imagination, has been President and Executive Secretary of the Western Literature Association, and has a particular interest in comparing the Canadian West with that of the U.S.

February 13, 2018 - Maria Pedroso-Parker: "“A Cuban Woman’s View on Frederic Remington and the Spanish American War,” will offer Cuban perspectives on the Spanish-American War and her own reflections on Remington’s representations of that war. She will also introduce audiences to José Martí, Cuban poet, writer and freedom fighter who was responsible for igniting the Spanish American War from the Cuban side.

March 13, 2018 - Lowell McAllister: "Shoeing Cossack Horses and How It Came to Us." Lowell McAllister was Executive Director of the Frederic Remington Art Museum from 1985 to 2005. A number of important works by Frederic Remington—including Shoeing Cossack Horses—were added to the Museum’s permanent collection during his tenure as Executive Director. McAllister’s presentation will relate the interesting and unusual circumstances that brought Shoeing Cossack Horses to the Museum.

April 10, 2018

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