Nov
11
Sun
Last Day to See “PARC: FL Imagined”!
Nov 11 all-day

Student Expressions Wall Exhibition Closing

1:00 – 5:00 p.m., regular admission

Visit LRMA today for your last opportunity to see PARC: FL Imagined on the Student Expressions Wall in the Challenge of Modern Art Gallery!

See what’s coming up next at LRMA!

Dec
13
Thu
Marjorie Greene Graff Artist’s Talk
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm

Marjorie Greene Graff Artist’s Talk

6:00 p.m., Fine Arts Auditorium, regular admission at the door

Retiring SPC Visual Arts faculty member, Marjorie Greene Graff, will provide a talk and woodcut demonstration to complement her exhibition.

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.)

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

Apr
5
Fri
Focus Friday @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Focus Friday

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 remains 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: Candy Hennessy

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
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! Beard, Kotani, and Tarbell 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.

May
3
Fri
Focus Friday @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Focus Friday

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 remains 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: Candy Hennessy

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.

Jun
22
Sat
Members’ Preview Reception for “Comin’ Back to Me: The Music and Spirit of ’69” -A Tribute to Marty Balin @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Preview the the special exhibition Comin’ Back to Me: The Music and Spirit of ’69 and enjoy music, a selection of beverages and hors d’oeurvres, and special programming at 6:30 p.m. Dress in 1960s and get groovy with us!

Event is free for LRMA Members; $10 for non-members

RSVP by June 14 to (727) 712-5762 or at the Visitor Services Desk

Jun
23
Sun
Gallery Talk Featuring Susan Joy Balin and Jennifer Edwards @ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Sunday, June 23, Special Exhibition Galleries

Susan Joy Balin, wife of the late Marty Balin, and his daughter Jennifer Edwards, will enrich visitors with memories and insights about Balin’s life as an artists and his paintings in the tribute exhibition Comin’ Back to Me. Enjoy refreshments and socializing after the talk. Event is included with admission.

Jul
29
Mon
ABC (Art, Books, and Community) Reading Club
Jul 29 @ 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.

July’s book selection is the Museum of Modern Art’s publication Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series by Elizabeth Alexander.

(ABC Reading Club is included with admission.)

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