Fall 2020 Letter from the Director

Dear LRMA Community, I am so excited to welcome you all back to the Museum. During these times of COVID, we have held as our first priority the health and safety of our staff. Our small but mighty team gave of themselves daily for the Museum and for our community,

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We All Sound Different – We All Sound American

by Teresa Wilkins “Howdy ya’ll!” “Hey youse guys!” “Leave your slippahs at the door!” Have you ever noticed that, when traveling throughout the United States, you find yourself encountering different ways of speaking in different parts of the country? With over 330 million people in the United States, there are

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Q is for Quarantinis

The DuPont Registry of Luxury Living in Tampa Bay featured the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art’s Virtual Happy Hour program in their A-Z guide for 2020. READ MORE HERE

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The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art ReOpens!

ReOpening after a period of closure due to COVID-19, the Tampa Bay Times takes a look at what’s coming next for our Museum and all the health and safety measures we’ve implemented to keep our community thriving! READ MORE HERE

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Tarpon Springs’ Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art welcomes you to its free Zoom happy hours

Now that the bars aren’t allowed to serve booze to patrons in person, learning how to make your favorite cocktails at home is suddenly more important than ever. Enter the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art‘s Tuesday night Zoom happy hour series. In each iteration, Museum Director Teresa Wilkins and beau Nick

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Making Art in a Time of Social Distancing #MuseumFromHome with Pinellas County Art Museums

Creative Pinellas features the Leepa-Rattner in its efforts to provide access to the arts during the national health emergency of COVID-19.  READ MORE on Creative Pinellas.

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See an all-female printmaking fest in Tarpon Springs for Women’s History Month

The Tampa Bay Times covered the celebratory WOMAN-MADE Printmaking Festival held at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in conjunction with their exhibition WOMAN-MADE:From the Collection. READ MORE

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SPC Lends Time and Talents to Help Australian Animals

Thanks to some crafty students, staff and community members, a wildlife rescue organization in Australia will soon be receiving handmade joey pouches and hanging bags for orphaned koalas, kangaroos and wallabies in their care. The Animal Rescue Craft Guild and the local Florida Rescue Crafters Group recently put out a

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Making History at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art

The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art was recently featured in an article published by Creative Pinellas that focuses on the role of the Museum in creating and preserving art, history, and culture in the Tampa Bay Area. Read More HERE

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Holiday gift guide: Go artsy at Tampa Bay’s many museum stores

Check out Tampa Bay Times’ coverage of the best Museum shops in the Bay Area! READ MORE HERE

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