Exciting news!


It’s a great joy to announce a bright new face at LEC —the addition of Maureen Murphy as executive director!


A fine artist in her own right, Maureen brings a wealth of experience and exciting plans — from new classes to fresh ideas for growth throughout the Tampa Bay area. We feel incredibly lucky to have lured her from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs in Tallahassee. Though new to Tampa, Maureen’s deep connection to our arts community has let her hit the ground racing full speed ahead. Stop in soon to welcome her soon, as she’s looking forward to meeting you!


And on your way to or from meeting Maureen, stop off at John F. Germany Library downtown or the Jimmie B. Keel Library on Bearss to enjoy the two current installations of the Jan Platt Traveling Art Show. The downtown exhibit, with more than 90 pieces, will be up through the end of August, so hurry on down!


— Paula Stahel, chair

Board of Trustees


We offer a wide array of weekday and evening courses ranging from academic classes to exercise classes, health and wellness programs, and many other activities. Our classes are taught by certified instructors and professionals from the business and academic world and our program is designed to help participants remain active, informed, and creative life-long interest.

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Check out our new summer classes as well as our summer art workshops starting this month!  See the CLASSES page for details!

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