Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art Offers Docent Tours on Sundays
TARPON SPRINGS - The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art offers complimentary docent tours every Sunday at 2 p.m. Tours include the permanent collection galleries and the exhibition on view in the changing exhibition galleries. Please meet at the front desk in the Museum Lobby.
The permanent galleries, Artistic Journeys, chronicle the 20th century through the works of Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle, Allen Leepa and their contemporaries. Rattner was an internationally known figurative expressionist who spent many years in Paris and New York. His work is featured in many museums around the world including the Museum of Modern Art and the Vatican.
The interactive gallery, Challenge of Modern Art, is the only one of its kind on the west coast of Florida and showcases the only full scale replica of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, complete with an audio-visual explanation of the piece.
Changing exhibitions hosted at the museum include traveling exhibitions, works from the museum’s collection and student shows.
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is located just west of U.S. Highway 19 at 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St Petersburg College. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; evening hours are Thursdays, 5 to 9, and Sunday hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and free to children and students with ID. Sunday admission is free to all and docent tours are offered at 2 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays. For information or directions please contact the museum, (727) 712-5762.
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