The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
600 E Klosterman Rd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 - United States
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is a unique gathering place where art, history, culture and education converge. Whether you’re exploring our galleries or reawakening your love of art through a class, LRMA strives to be a vital part of Pinellas County's cultural landscape. Opened in 2002, LRMA is a modern and contemporary art museum with a collection of more than 6,000 works of 20th and 21st century art. The museum is located on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College.
As a cultural and academic institution, LRMA serves students and the community at-large, and the museum provides an array of educational programs for all ages to complement a year-around exhibition schedule.
Heroes: Artists as Veterans and Survivors of War - Featuring works from the Civil War to present day, this exhibition honors artists who are veterans of the United States Military. Embedded in the front lines as soldiers, war correspondents and engineers, they faced combat while using their skills to document battles, develop camouflage, create maps for intelligence and build memorials for victories. This exhibition explores the important role that artists play in the military and how their experiences drive their creative journeys as professional artists and survivors of war.
Louis Markoya: A Deeper Understanding - Louis Markoya is a surrealist painter inspired by fractals and mathematics. As a former protégé of artist Salvador Dalí, Markoya’s interest in lenticular prints developed while assisting Dalí on 3D projects that included holograms. LRMA is pleased to host an exhibition of Markoya’s work this fall, which will include a retrospective of work since Dalí to present, including a series of paintings inspired by the pandemic and 3D holographic lenticulars.
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