Art Highlights at the Frederic Remington Art Museum
OGDENSBURG, NY - The Frederic Remington Art Museum's ever popular "Art Highlights and Tea" will be at 2 PM with a talk by Robert Selby on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
Robert Selby, a professional illustrator and artist will present "Why We Celebrate the Horse in Fine Art”. Mr. Selby will focus on Frederic Remington's and Sally James Farnham's equestrian sculptures, in a larger art historical context. Selby was an award winning staff illustrator at the Providence Journal, a member of the Society of Illustrators, New York, taught as an adjunct professor Department of Illustration, Rhode Island School of Design, an a number of other schools as well. He has been a freelance illustrator for major publications, and is currently a full time artist and adjunct instructor at St. Lawrence University.
Mr. Selby made our aquaintance when he moved to the area and began entering the museum's juried art exhibits. Further talks will be at 2 PM on Wednesday, March 8th and Wednesday, April 12th. At 3 PM, a delicious tea will be served, courtesy of Ann Groome and friends. Please call (315) 393-2425, email email@example.com or order online to reserve places at the tea. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
The talk is free and open to the public, presented in the museum’s Newell Galleries.
The Frederic Remington Art Museum is located at 303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669. The Frederic Remington Art Museum expands and deepens appreciation and understanding of Remington’s work by engaging contemporary audiences and keeping his legacy relevant. The Museum is open October 15 through May 15, Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 1 to 5 pm and May 16 through October 14, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 1 to 5 pm.
Rescue of the U.S.S. Leyden (Part of a Block Island Series) by Robert Selby
Acrylic on panel, 1994 from the 2016 Members' Juried Art Exhibit.