Remington Museum Director to Retire
OGDENSBURG — After 30 years of service to the Frederic Remington Art Museum, Laura Foster has informed the Board of Trustees of her intention to retire in November of 2020.
“We are extremely grateful for Laura’s service and appreciate her early announcement, which will allow for a smooth transition,” said Julie Hackett Cliff, chair of the museum’s board. “As iconic as the Broncho Buster is to Frederic Remington’s work, Laura Foster is an icon for the Frederic Remington Art Museum. She has earned the distinction of a world-renowned expert of Remington’s art over her career as the museum’s curator and director. She has assured the trustees of her continued support to the museum after retirement.”
Over the next few years, Cliff said, the museum has many strategic opportunities planned including:
• A comprehensive campaign for the renovation of the Eva Caten Remington Education Center and an upgrade of the museum’s technology
• An update of the 1981 Agreement with the Ogdensburg Public Library
• A celebration of the museum’s centennial
Cliff said the museum’s board will provide further details on this transition as the information becomes available.