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Adult Workshops & Programs
 
The Frederic Remington Art Museum offers a range of programs as well as monthly classes for the adolescent to adult age group. See below for upcoming programs and classes and their descriptions. If you're interested in signing up for one of our workshops, you can call the museum at 315.393.2425.
 
 

 

Portfolio Building for Developing Artists
Four Mondays: July 9, July 23, July 30, and August 6
10 am to noon
Eva Caten Remington Education Center Classroom
323 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
 
Whether a budding artist, a student considering art school, or an artist seeking to build a career, every artist needs a portfolio. This four session class, taught by local artist Julie Pratt, is designed to develop a variety of skills in a range of media.The class begins with exercises to develop observational drawing skills as a foundation. Then the class will explore a number of media, including conté crayon, charcoal, pen and pencil and more. Participants will walk away with several completed pieces that can be added to their portfolios or can be used to start one.
 
Teens and adults of all skill levels are welcome, and materials will be provided, though artists are welcome to bring their own materials if they prefer. The cost for the series of four classes is $60 for members of the Remington Museum and $100 for non-members. The class is limited to 12 participants.
 
CLICK HERE to register online. Or call 315-393-2425 or email desmond@fredericremington.org to ask questions or sign up.
 
 
Sketching in the Galleries Workshop
Thursday, August 16
2:00 to 4:00 pm
Frederic Remington Art Museum
303 Washington Street, Ogdensburg
 
Museum Education Specialist Laura Desmond will pair up with local artist Julie Pratt to introduce several paintings and sculptures by Frederic Remington, then Pratt will provide instruction and advice for sketching from Remington's works in the galleries.
 
All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. Drawing materials will be provided, though artists are welcome to bring their own sketchbooks and pencils if they prefer. The cost of the class is $15 for members of the Remington Museum and $25 for non-members. The class is limited to 12 participants.
CLICK HERE to register online. Or call 315-393-2425 or email desmond@fredericremington.org to ask questions or sign up.
 
“If you’ve never tried sketching in a museum or gallery before, you’ll probably be surprised by what it reveals about the artworks before you,” says Laura Desmond. Museum Education Specialist. “Sketching helps you to slow down and observe more deeply, and to understand new aspects of the artworks on display.”
 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

 
One Hour One Work:
The One Hour One Work program invites participants to slow down and dive deep into a single work of art on display at the Remington Museum. Each session, a Museum educator will facilitate 60 minutes of focused looking, consideration, conversation, and interpretation of a single artwork. Four sessions will be offered each month, with a different artwork featured each month.
 
The program is free with admission to the Museum, but reservations are requested, in order to facilitate close looking and ease of conversation.To learn more and register, email Laura Desmond or call 315-393-2425.
 
 
July: The Sun Dance
In June, the featured artwork will be Frederic Remington’s 1909 oil painting The Sun Dance. The program will be offered on the following dates and times: Sunday, July 15th, at 2:00 pm; Thursday, July 19th at 6pm; Sunday, July 22nd at 2:00 pm; and Thursday, July 26th at 2:00 pm. The conversations will be facilitated by Museum educators Christine LeBel, Laura Desmond, Julie Pratt, and Luanne Herzog, respectively
 
 
 
 
 
August: The Sentinel
In August, the featured artwork will be Frederic Remington’s 1907 oil painting The Sentinel. The program will be offered on the following dates and times: Wednesday, August 8th at 2:00 pm; Saturday, August 11th at 2:00 pm; Sunday, August 12th at 2:00 pm; and Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 pm. The conversations will be facilitated by Museum educators Kathy Crowe, Luanne Herzog, Christine LeBel, and Jeff Davis, respectively.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Remington Painting and Drawing Circle
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am to noon
Eva Caten Remington Education Center Classroom
323 Washington Street, Ogdensburg

A chance for artists of all levels to come together to work and share ideas in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Just bring your materials and whatever art project you are working on. The group is free and open to the public; no signup is required. For more information call the Museum Education Specialist Laura Desmond at 315-393-2425 or email her here.