Talk on War of 1812 to kick off 'Art Highlights and Tea Series' at Ogdensburg's Frederic Remington Arts Museum
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 11:32 am

OGDENSBURG -- The Frederic Remington Arts Museum, 303 Washington St., will hold the Art Highlights and Tea Series again this spring.

The series began roughly 15 years ago and features talks by a variety of presenters in January, February, March and April on the second Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m.

Tea is served following the lectures at 3 p.m. Tea is $10 for museum members or $12 for non-members. Season tickets, purchased in advance, are $35 for members or $40 for non-members.

For more information or to reserve tickets call 393-2425. This year’s lectures will be:

• Jan. 9 – A talk by Jim Reagen, local historian, on the War of 1812 and the Battle of Ogdensburg.

• Feb. 13 – A talk by Mark McMurray, library archivist at St. Lawrence University, on wood engraving and half tone printing during the Remington era.

• Mar. 13 – A talk by Sue Longshore, collections manager at the Silas Wright House in Canton, on Martha Summerhayes and her memoir “Vanished Arizona.”

• Apr. 10 – A talk by Paul Pederson on his experience as a visual artist, sculptor and painter.