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
Mar
1
Fri
Focus Friday @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Made in Florida Gallery
Mar 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.

March’s selections, presented by docents Lyn Tebrugge and Barbara Schnipper, are Untitled (Abstract Figures), a lithograph, and The Chupah (Sparrow That Never Returned), a sculpture of metal and found objects, both by Esther Gentle. In addition, special guest B. J. Star of the National Organization for Women will present a program honoring Women’s History Month (March).

Esther Gentle, Untitled Abstract (Abstract Figures), 1965, LRMA, St. Petersburg College, 1997.3.4.8

Mar
12
Tue
SPC Spring Break -Museum Open (SPC and Museum Offices Closed)
Mar 12 – Mar 17 all-day

Museum and college offices will be closed but the museum will be open during regular hours

(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10AM to 5PM; Friday, 10AM to 4PM; Sunday, 1-5PM).

Mar
19
Tue
LRMA Special Event: Japanese Performance Art @ Fine Arts Lobby, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Mar 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

LRMA Special Event: Japanese Performance Art 

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(Performance will take place at 1:30 p.m.)

Fine Arts Lobby, Included with admission (free for children, SPC staff/faculty/students, and military with ID)


Celebrate Women’s History Month with us and enjoy an exciting performance art event by award-winning female artists, Koho Kurihara and Ai Kawamura. Kurihara, a master and teacher of Japanese calligraphy, infuses ancient tradition with a contemporary edge to create expressive, large-scale paintings while Kawamura combines traditional elements of Japanese watercolor painting with a modern flare.

Koho Kurihara demonstrating her calligraphy technique. 
Mar
21
Thu
SPC Tarpon Springs Campus & Museum Closed for Valspar Golf Championship at Innisbrook
Mar 21 – Mar 24 all-day

The museum will be closed to the public during this event to accommodate parking needs for the Golf Tournament.

 

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