Frederic Remington Art Museum holiday open house planned Dec. 10
OGDENSBURG - The Frederic Remington Art Museum invites the public to its holiday open house on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission is free.There will be festive decorations, exhibits, gallery program, holiday music, local vendors, and discounts in the museum shop.
North Country Connections Orchestra will perform live in the Museum’s Tiffany Room from 1-3 p.m.
The orchestra is a combined group of multi-age and multi-level performers from various towns throughout St. Lawrence County.
They will perform well-known Christmas carols, and at the conclusion will invite community members to join a Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long with orchestra director Lorie Gruneisen on the piano.
Words sheets will be available.
The museum will line the halls with local vendors including Coyote Moon Vineyards, River Rat Designs, Not Your Average Cookie, J. Hackett Cliff & Co. Jelly and Jam, Attagirl Soap, Tom’s Got Wood, Newcombe’s Maple Ridge, Old Saratoga Spice Rubs, River Marie Design, Flambō Candle Company, Paintings by Carol Backus and Art By Maria.
Other local products carried in the museum shop include River House soap, notecards by Pat Harrington, Chippewa Creek Farm maple syrup and Eye Candy Jewelry.
Local author Barbara Briggs Ward will have signed copies of her books available including her new book, Velvet Snowflakes.
Ogdensburg native and author Shari T. Mitchell has signed copies of her Marnie Reilly mysteries, Divine Guidance and the sequel, Torn Veil, available in the Museum Shop.
The museum shop carries unique gifts including framed prints, books, and ornaments featuring the iconic Broncho Buster and more.
In-store discounts will be offered on select items in celebration of the season.
The public is invited to attend the “Consider This” session occurring during the event at 12 p.m.
This ongoing program offers guided exploration of a single work of art at the Remington Museum. This month's artwork is Frederic Remington’s seasonally-appropriate 1890 Studies for Antoine's Campfire.
The session will take place in the museum's Addie P. Newell Gallery, with docent Luanne Herzog guiding the discussion.
Visitors can also take a peek at the 2022 International Juried Art Exhibition on view in the Museum’s Richard E. Winter Gallery & Torrey Family Gallery.
The exhibition, featuring work by artists living within a 100-mile radius of the museum, is on display through Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023.
Many of the works on display are for sale with one third of the proceeds to benefit the museum, and two thirds going to the artist.