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 8, 2020 - Mark Grice, Paint the Horse Blue. Artist, actor, horseman, and author Mark Grice will talk about his debut novel Paint the Horse Blue. Spoiler alert: the novel features an appearance by one "Laura Foster" of the "Frederic Remington Art Museum" in "Ogdensburg"!
February 12, 2020 - Roger Bailey, “‘Let the Snobs Sneer’: Remington in the Canton Free Library Scrapbooks.” There are more than forty scrapbooks filled with newspaper clippings in the Canton Free Library. Roger Bailey, retired art professor from St. Lawrence University, has collected some of the scrapbook materials related to Frederic Remington and the Remington Museum. Bailey’s presentation will focus on items published in the Watertown Daily Times in the 1980s and will touch upon a range of topics that emerged from his exploration of the scrapbooks.