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.

 

Mar
25
Mon
ABC (Art, Books, and Community) Reading Club
Mar 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Love art? Love reading? Then ABC Reading Club is for you!

Join Palm Harbor Library Director Gene Coppola as he leads this bi-monthly art-centered discussion program held at LRMA. You are welcome to bring a lunch and be a part of a lively discussion on art and the book of the month.

March’s book selection is Mistress of Modernism: The Life of Peggy Guggenheim by Mary Dearborn.

May’s book selection is Brunelleschi’s Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
by Ross King.

(ABC Reading Club is included with admission.)

Mar
27
Wed
Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner!
Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner! 

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


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.

March’s theme is Bunny Tails and the books are:

  • The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
  • Rabbityness by Jo Empson
  • What Does Bunny See? by Linda Sue Park
Apr
5
Fri
Focus Friday @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

12:00 p.m.
Made in Florida Gallery at LRMA
Included with admission

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

April 5
• Spring has sprung! We will showcase “Flower Series” by Donald Sultan, a series of four screenprints.
• Docent presenter: TBD

May 3
• In honor of Mother’s Day, this month’s presentation will feature a drawing titled “Mother and Child” by French artist (and muse to Picasso) Françoise Gilot.
• Docent presenter: Carol Zino

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

Apr
8
Mon
LRMA Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

LRMA Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

Noon, Challenge of Modern Art Gallery, RSVP by April 3: (727) 712-5762

In honor of National Volunteer Month, LRMA is pleased to honor its valuable volunteers with a recognition and appreciation lunch and program. These dedicated men and women perform a variety of important functions at the museum and many have served dutifully for a decade or more. We greatly appreciate and are thankful for their time, support and expertise, and we hope to see them on April 8.

All volunteers, from individuals serving on the Board of Directors to those working behind the scenes in the Curatorial department, are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Apr
14
Sun
Gallery Talks with artists Nathan Beard, Akiko Kotani and Rob Tarbell @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Discover and appreciate the unique special exhibition at LRMA, “UNEXPECTED: Art by Alternative Means Featuring Nathan Beard, Akiko Kotani and Rob Tarbell” for an exclusive talk with the featured artists. The artists will talk about their innovative techniques and offer a glimpse into the thought processes behind their art.

UNEXPECTED Gallery Talks

 

This event is included with admission, free for SPC Students/Staff/Faculty with ID.

Apr
19
Fri
SPC Spring Holiday -Museum OPEN (Museum offices closed)
Apr 19 – Apr 21 all-day

Museum offices will be closed, however the Museum will be open.

Apr
24
Wed
Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner!
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner! 

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


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.

April’s theme is Lines of the World and the books are:

  • Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
  • Brush of the Gods by Lenore Look
  • Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman

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