George Innes, Jr.
George Inness, Jr., American, 1853-1926
Tarpon Springs Port, undated, Oil on canvas, 26 ¼ x 32 1/8 in.,
On loan from the collection of Cici and Hyatt Brown, through
the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach.

An Arts Legacy:
George Inness, Jr. in Tarpon Springs

Exhibit on display May 4-Aug. 31

Between 1902 and 1926, artist George Inness, Jr. (1853-1926), and his wife Julia, wintered each year in Tarpon Springs, Florida. The Innesses contributed greatly to the development of art and culture in the city.

This exhibition includes 22 paintings and related ephemera, on loan from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs, the collection of Cici and Hyatt Brown through the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, the Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society and John Tarapani.

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 10, 7-9 p.m.

1920s-inspired attire optional.
RSVP by Tuesday, May 6, 727-712-5229



Art Faculty Show

Changing Exhibition Galleries
Through April 20

faculty show

This exhibition presents current artwork created by the fulltime and adjunct visual arts faculty of St. Petersburg College. The show demonstrates the commitment and dedication of the arts faculty to art education while also displaying high standards for their own artistic development.

See whose work will be on display in this exhibit.


A French-Inspired Soiree
with Dominique Labauvie

Exhibit on display in Terrace, Lobby and Lobby Side Galleries
Through April 20

dominique labauvieInternationally-known French sculptor Dominique Labauvie (French, b. 1948) is the artist selected to show on the Museum Terrace this exhibition season. For the exhibit, Labauvie presents four large-scale metal sculptures created between 1991 and 2013. Each is fabricated using new and recycled steel, including some Carnegie steel removed from the original Columbus Drive bridge in Tampa, that is then torch-cut and forged. Located on the Terrace and in the Museum Lobby galleries, the show also includes four photogravure/woodcut prints Labauvie created in 2012. All works are on loan from Bleu Acier, Inc., located in Tampa. Labauvie’s work can be seen online at

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2014 Spring Newsletter

Find out what's going on at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art this winter.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is to collect, conserve, exhibit and protect the works of art entrusted to its care and stewardship. Through its exhibitions, programs and expanding collection of 20th and 21st century art, the Museum strives to engage and inspire our diverse community by providing opportunities for education, enlightenment, interpretation, and research to students, scholars and visitors.

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Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art

LRMA's building, designed by Tarpon Springs Architect Ed Hoffman, has been nominated as one of the Top 100 Buildings in the Florida Architecture: 100 Years, 100 Places competition held by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Florida. The association's mission is to unite, educate and position architects to lead the shaping of Florida's future.