TARPON SPRINGS – Museum Curator R. Lynn Whitelaw presents George Inness & Son: An Arts Legacy in Tarpon Springs Saturday, Feb. 16, 4 pm, at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane.
Admission is free.
Whitelaw was the founding director of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art at St. Petersburg College and held that position for 13 years. In February 2011, Whitelaw stepped down as director to become the first established curator at the museum to concentrate his efforts before retiring on the rapidly expanding collection.
He is curating an important exhibit of the famed painter George Inness and his son, George Inness, Jr., that is expected to achieve national recognition.
Call 727-937-0686 or 942-5605 for information.
The city of Tarpon Springs’ Cultural and Civic Services Department in cooperation with the Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society presents a series of lectures by Florida experts in history, archaeology, maritime tradition, culture and arts during the city’s 125th Anniversary celebration.
The series will culminate in the publication of a historical guidebook of Tarpon Springs, with chapters written by the author/lecturers. The lectures and chapters in the book highlight significant themes of Tarpon Springs’ unique history since 1887.