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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.

Accredited by the AAM

LRMA receives distinguished AAM accreditation

The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art has been Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Washington, D.C.

Watch this YouTube video from AAM President Ford Bell.


LRMA - Fall 2014

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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.