Nov
20
Wed
Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner!
Nov 20 @ 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 children)

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

Dec
18
Wed
Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner!
Dec 18 @ 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 children)

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

Jan
24
Fri
Member and Patron Preview: Louisa Chase: What Lies Beneath
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Member and Patron Preview

Louisa Chase: What Lies Beneath

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Challenge of Modern Art Gallery
FREE for members and patrons, $10 for guests

Join us for the opening of LRMA’s newest exhibition Louisa Chase: What Lies Beneath, a beautiful retrospective of the brilliant contemporary artist.

Feb
8
Sat
Serendipitous Saturday – Open Studio
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Serendipitous Saturday – Open Studio

Fine Arts Studios and Museum

$15: Adults

$13: Seniors

$5: Members, Children, Students, and Active-Duty Military

All prices include Museum Admission

 

Beginners and experienced artists alike are invited to participate in this casual “open studio” art program led by LRMA’s Education Assistant, Jade Belanger. Explore the museum’s exhibition Elemental: Fine Crafts from the Collection and then create a hands-on artwork based on one of the Earth’s elements such as clay. Participants should register at the Visitor Services Desk, or online before Thursday, February 1st, 2020.

Feb
26
Wed
Leap Into Art at Leepa-Rattner!
Feb 26 @ 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 children)

Great for ages 4-8, this program features books about art, read by Marisa Steuer, Head of Youth Services at Palm Harbor Library. Jade Belanger, LRMA’s Education Assistant, leads a related art activity. February’s theme is Art Makes Me Feel… and the books are The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock, My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss, and My Heart is Like A Zoo by Michael Hall.

Mar
7
Sat
WOMAN-MADE Printmaking Festival
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

WOMAN-MADE Printmaking Festival

Fine Arts Building and LRMA Galleries

FREE with Admission

 

This celebratory event recognizes the power of the female voice in art, enriches the exhibitions Louisa Chase: What Lies Beneath and Woman-Made: From the Collection, as well as honors Women’s History Month (March), International Women’s Day (March 8th), and the centennial of the 19th Ammendment Ratification giving women the right to vote.

 

Noted Tampa Bay female printmakers from the artist group 24 Hands, including Marjorie Greene Graff, Barbara Hubbard, and LRMA’s own Curator, Christine Renc-Carter, will demonstrate print processes, give talks about printmaking, and lead hands-on art activities throughout the event.

 

At 1:00pm, keynote speaker Andrew J. Saluti will present insights about Louisa Chase and her emergence and career as a printmaker. Saluti, an assistant professor in the School of Design at Syracuse University, is working on a Louisa Chase catalogue raisonne. Chase graduated from Syracuse with a BFA in 1973. Saluti also organized the recent retrospective exhibition of paintings and prints, Louisa Chase: Below the Surface.

 

Docent tours of the exhibition and light refreshments will be included.

Apr
7
Tue
Virtual Happy Hour – Tiki Tuesday
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for LRMA’s first ever Virtual Happy Hour!

Bring your own cocktail, mock tail, coffee or tea and get ready for some lively fun.

On Tuesday, April 7th, you’ll learn about the history of tiki drinks and how to make your own Jungle Bird, one of the most famous cocktails, from LRMA’s own Director, Dr. Teresa Wilkins.

 

Looking to make some of your own tiki cocktails? Check out the books below – order online via Amazon Smile and your purchase benefits LRMA!

Smuggler’s Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki

Martin and Rebecca Cate, founders and owners of Smuggler’s Cove (the most acclaimed tiki bar of the modern era) take you on a colorful journey into the lore and legend of tiki: its birth as an escapist fantasy for Depression-era Americans; how exotic cocktails were invented, stolen, and re-invented; Hollywood starlets and scandals; and tiki’s modern-day revival, in this James Beard Award-winning cocktail book.

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Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails

Shannon Mustipher's exotic cocktails offer a refreshingly modern take on tiki. With original recipes, techniques, tasting notes and recommendations, and tips on style and music, Tiki is an inspirational resource for cocktail lovers ready to explore fine Caribbean rums.

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Apr
14
Tue
Virtual Happy Hour – The Martini
Apr 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Virtual happy hour – Martini

A Martini is one of the most iconic and classic cocktails ever. Do you like it like Bond? Shaken not stirred? Vodka? Gin? Olives? Lemons? There’s so many ways to have your martini, and no one way is right!

Come learn all about the history and the variety of options in how to make and enjoy your martini with us! We’ll be dressed in our 60’s finery- just call us Rattner, Leepa-Rattner.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 ounces gin or vodka
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  • ice
  • Garnish: lemon peel twist or olives

 

This program is being presented free-of-charge. If you’d like to donate to the Museum to support all of our educational and outreach programming during the COVID-19 Pandemic, click here.


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Time: Apr 14, 2020 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Apr
21
Tue
Virtual Happy Hour – Old Fashioned
Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Virtual happy hour – old fashioned

A cocktail the old fashioned’ way learn about how this drink has evolved over the years. Sugar, bourbon, orange peel and bitters, this is one of the simplest and most popular drinks of all time!

We’ll explore the history of whiskey, talk about the difference between rye and bourbon, and try out all kinds of garnishes like smoked rosemary! Like a midwestern old-fashioned? Well, we won’t be making those (with muddled fruit) – sorry!

Learn how to make simple syrup, rich simple syrup, Demerara syrup, peanut fat washed bourbon, and more!
Don’t miss this fun program!

Ingredients

  • 1 sugar cube or simple syrup
  • 2 to 3 dashes ​Angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces ​bourbon (or rye whiskey)
  • Orange Peel
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May
5
Tue
Virtual Happy Hour – The Margarita
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Virtual happy hour- The margarita

Today marks Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Learn about the history of the celebration, the importance of the victory to the outcome of the Civil War, and so much more!

INGREDIENTS

  • Kosher salt (for serving)
  • ½ thick lime wheel (for serving)
  • 2 oz. tequila blanco
  • ¾ oz. fresh lime juice
  • ¾ oz. simple syrup

 

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Topic: Virtual Happy Hour – The Margarita
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