Street Address
600 Klosterman Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1545
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688
phone: 727-712-5762
fax: 727-712-5223
e-mail: lrma@spcollege.edu
web: www.spcollege.edu/museum
Hours
Sunday1 PM - 5 PM
Mondayclosed
Tuesday - Wednesday, Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday10 AM - 8 PM
Friday10 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
Adults $5
Seniors $4
Children, Students & Members Free
Museum Type(s)
Art
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Kathleen Adams, Prep & Curatorial Assisant
phone: 727-712-5202
Cris McCormack, Staff Accountant
phone: 727-712-5203
Patricia Buster, Education Coordinator
phone: 727-712-5226
Beth Becker, Museum Services Coordinator
phone: 727-712-5227
Ann Feldshue, Museum Store Manager/Buyer
phone: 727-712-5208
Jose Gelats, Museum Assistant
phone: 727-712-5220
Barbara Cardinale, Curatorial Assistant
phone: 727-712-5202
Ann Larsen, Director
Christine Carter, Curator
Lilian Norris, Communications Specialist
Michele Dimattia, Collections Manager

Description

The Museum has an extensive permanent collection that is exhibited in eight rotating galleries plus two changing exhibition galleries with five traveling exhibitions presented throughout the year. Diverse programming is scheduled for all ages and interest levels including, lectures, panel discussions, workshops, children's camps, film series, social activities, plays and community partnerships designed to educate and entertain.

Mission

The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art commits to excellence in visual arts education, fosters aesthetic, critical and ethical think as a bridge to the future and nurtures interest in 20th century art history by collecting, preserving and exhibiting the art of Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle, Allen Leepa and their contemporaries. Further, the Museum strives to inspire, engage, educate and serve the diversity of our community and individuals of all ages.

History

The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art opened in an award-winning, architecturally significant building in January of 2002 on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College.

Artifacts Collections

The permanent collection is comprised of more than 5000 objects including paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, tapestries, stained glass and other media by Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle, Allen Leepa and their contemporaries. The Museum also has an extensive 20th century print collection.

Research Collections

The Museum has an education collection. Please call for details, 727-712-5200.

Educational Programs

The Museum offers various educational and entertaining programming designed to attract Museum visitors of all ages. Regular programming includes a monthly lecture series, On the Easel, which features a piece from the collection or on loan to the Museum; monthly opera videos are shown, a monthly book club is open to members and docent training is every Friday morning. Workshops, lectures and gallery guides are offered to supplement exhibitions. Summer camps and family workshops are scheduled for children. Docent tours are offered every Sunday at 2 pm at no cost.

    Governance

    St Petersburg College

    Library

    Access: Students, Scholars

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    The Museum publishes a quarterly newsletter, L'Artiste, and gallery guides for most exhibitions.

    • L'Artiste - quarterly newsletter
    • Gallery Guide - as appropriate per exhibition
    • Invitations - per event
    • Event Flyers - as appropriate and necessary

    ADA

    As a relatively new building the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, along with the standards imposed by St. Petersburg College, meets all ADA requirements.

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Parking

    Restrooms

    Services

    Gift Shop