Elementary art goes on display

A weaving by Beau Friot, 3rd grade, Ogdensburg City School District, is made of yarn, tempera and cardboard. From the 36th annual Elementary Art Exhibit at the Remington Museum in Ogdensburg. The exhibit will open on Sunday. Photo provided

OGDENSBURG — The Frederic Remington Art Museum will open its 37th annual Elementary Art Exhibit on Sunday.

Because of the current need for social distancing, and with many schools providing instruction remotely, the exhibition will be presented in a digital format at www.fredericremington.org and on the museum’s Facebook page.

The public is invited to a special virtual reception on Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. The reception offers an opportunity to view the entire group of artworks in the show and is also a chance to meet the young artists, and some of their teachers.

To attend the virtual reception, email Laura Desmond at desmond@fredericremington.org for a digital invitation. Everyone is welcome.

The exhibition includes work by elementary students from schools throughout the north country.

In a news release from the Remington Museum recognized the efforts of the teachers in developing and encouraging young artists, and in doing the extra work it takes to participate in the annual exhibit.

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Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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