Focus Friday! 12:00 pm
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Focus Friday! 12:00 p.m. Made in Florida Gallery at LRMA Included with admission Artwork: Susan Roth, Veil, Third Millennium Suite, monoprint series Docent Presenter: Nancy Krauss 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. This month, in recognition of Women’s History Month, Docent Nancy Krauss will discuss a series of monoprints titled Veiled: Third Millennium Suite by the artist Susan Roth. This program is supported in loving memory of Dr. Marcia Makris.
WOMAN-MADE Printmaking Festival 11:00 am
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.