Dec
31
Mon
New Year’s Eve (LRMA closed)
Dec 31 all-day

Museum is closed.

Jan
1
Tue
New Year’s Day (LRMA closed)
Jan 1 all-day

Museum is closed.

Jan
13
Sun
Rocky Bridges: Small But Mighty, Exhibition Opens
Jan 13 all-day

ROCKY BRIDGES: SMALL BUT MIGHTY

January 13 – February 10, 2019 • FLORIDA HOSPITAL WALL

Rocky BridgesUntitled, c. 2000-2010, mixed-media, 9 1/4 x 6 in., gift of Cleta Clark, 2018.3.3.34.

Jan
20
Sun
44th Annual Miniature Art Society Exhibition Opens
Jan 20 all-day

44TH ANNUAL MINIATURE ART SOCIETY EXHIBITION

January 20 – February 10, 2019 • Changing Exhibition Galleries

 

 

Jan
30
Wed
Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner!
Jan 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner! 

3:30 p.m.
Challenge of Modern Art Gallery
Included with admission
 (free for kids)


Great for ages 4-8, this program features books about art read by the Head of Youth Services at Palm Harbor Library, Marisa Steuer. LRMA’s Education Assistant, Nina Rivera, leads a related art activity.

January’s theme is The Shape of Art and the books are:

  • Square by Mac Barnett
  • Circle Rolls by Barbara Kanninen
  • Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stohl Walsh
Feb
1
Fri
Focus Friday
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Focus Friday


This program is supported in loving memory of Dr. Marcia Makris.

Included with admission

For this enriching program, LRMA’s knowledgeable docents research a new or seldom-seen artwork from the collection and then present it to the public on first Fridays from September through November and February through May. Each work stays on view until the next is unveiled.

February’s selection is Untitled Abstract, an acrylic painting on paper by Lonnie Holley in honor of African-American History Month.

Docent presenter is Kimen Mitchell.

Feb
2
Sat
Serendipitous Saturday
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Serendipitous Saturday

1:00–3:30 p.m.

Fine Arts Studios

Included with admission (free for ages 14-17 and students)

 

Have you ever wanted to try charcoal? Watercolors? Pastels?

Come and try all of them and more with LRMA’s Education Assistant, Nina Rivera, as she leads an unstructured, open-studio program for visitors to unleash their creativity! Visitors are encouraged to utilize and experiment with the wide variety of wet and dry art materials that will be provided during this special hands-on event. A serendipitous piece of artwork is right at your fingertips – bring it to life! Be sure to arrive early and stroll through the galleries before the program. (Please pay at the Visitors Services Desk upon arrival)

 

(LRMA Education Assistant Nina Rivera shows off artwork created by Alvaro Torres during Serendipitous Saturday.)

Feb
3
Sun
David McKirdy: From the Collection Exhibition Opens
Feb 3 all-day

DAVID MCKIRDY: FROM THE COLLECTION

February 3 – May 19, 2019 • WORKS ON PAPER GALLERY

David McKirdyMirror, Mirror, 2014, mirror and mylar, 11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in, gift of Cleta Clark, 2018.3.7.

Feb
24
Sun
UNEXPECTED: Art by Alternative Means Exhibition Opens
Feb 24 all-day

UNEXPECTED: Art by Alternative Means featuring Nathan Beard, Akiko Kotani and Rob Tarbell

February 24 – May 19, 2019 • WORKS ON PAPER GALLERY

Images clockwise from left to right:
Akiko Kotani, Roll, silk stitched on paper, 80 x 45 x 10 in., courtesy of the artist.
Nathan Beard, Exit Music #30, Red Shift, acrylic on canvas, 47 x 53 in., courtesy of the artist.
Rob Tarbell, Basel Stabber 1, 2016, smoke on paper, 60 x 40 in., courtesy of the artist.

Feb
27
Wed
Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner!
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner! 

3:30 p.m.
Challenge of Modern Art Gallery
Included with admission
 (free for kids)


Great for ages 4-8, this program features books about art read by the Head of Youth Services at Palm Harbor Library, Marisa Steuer. LRMA’s Education Assistant, Nina Rivera, leads a related art activity.

February’s theme is Spotlight on African-American Artists and the books are:

  • Firebird by Misty Copeland
  • Dave the Potter by Laban Carrick Hill
  • Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe

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