The Appleton Museum of Art will present the sixth annual “Mobile Photography Contest: Take Comfort. Take Heart. Take Photos.” with a call for entries from June 8-28. This year, the Appleton is asking for photos that reflect how you found peace or joy in isolation over the past few months. Whether you were alone or with
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The Bruce Mozert print collection, recently acquired in a joint arrangement between the College of Central Florida, Marion County and the State of Florida, is featured in the current issue of FORUM, the Florida Humanity Council’s award-winning magazine. Submitted by Appleton Assistant Director Victoria Billig, the article highlights how 2016 grant funding from Florida Humanities
The Appleton Museum of Art is now presenting a weekly online Teaching Tuesday series featuring art project tutorials for children. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. the museum will post a new video on the museum’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Videos are perfect for ages 7-12, or for younger children with help from an adult,
The Appleton Museum of Art will present its annual family event “Magical Night at the Museum,” Saturday, April 18, from 6-9 p.m. Embark upon a fun and enchanting adventure around the Appleton that includes unicorn carriage rides, artwork that comes to life, mermaids and more! Make your way to the Artspace for an otherworldly art
The Appleton Museum of Art has launched a free mobile app that enriches museum visitor experiences. The Appleton app provides two mobile tour options, one for children and one for adults. Through its navigational map, tours include stops on the first and second floor permanent collection galleries, as well as outside in the Sculpture Walk.
The Appleton Museum of Art will host a conversation with photographer Billy Joe Hoyle on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. Hoyle’s work is on display in the Appleton’s Balcony Gallery now through June 21 in a solo exhibition titled “At Home and the World.” Hoyle has spent the last two decades traveling the world
The Appleton Museum of Art will host a Valentine’s Party on Friday, Feb. 14, 7-9 p.m. Be our Valentine at a party for friends, couples and singles that celebrates love is love, in any language. Ticket includes hors d’oeuvres from four cuisines around the world and two beverages from the bar, which will feature international
The Appleton After Hours Concert Series will present Southern singer and guitar player Chris McNeil on Thursday, Feb. 6. The annual After Hours concert series offers live music, special displays of artwork by Ocala Art Group and tasty samplings from local restaurants. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music begins at 5:30 p.m. Food service
The Appleton Museum of Art will hold its annual Arbor Day observance with a presentation and tour on Thursday, Jan. 30, 11 a.m. Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated observance that promotes the benefits of trees in the urban environment and encourages tree planting and care. Most states observe Arbor Day on the last Friday
The Appleton Museum of Art will present the exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens,” through Jan. 5, 2020. This extraordinary exhibition, drawn mostly from the collection of the Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania, explores the path to Impressionism through the 19th century in France. The show examines the sometimes complex
The Appleton Museum of Art will present the exhibition “Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S.,” Jan. 25-May 24. Passionate, fiery, sensual, intense, “Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S.” provides an in-depth and multi-dimensional examination of the history and culture of Flamenco dance and music. Exhibition curator Nicolasa Chávez from the Museum of International Folk Art
Jason Steuber, director of the Appleton Museum of Art, was recently recognized for his book “Arts of Korea: Histories, Challenges, and Perspectives.” Steuber co-authored the book with Allysa B. Peyton while serving at the Harn Museum in Gainesville. They received the ARLIS/NA Southeast Chapter Mary Ellen LoPresti Publication Award in the Scholarly Publication Category.
Don’t wait untill after Thanksgiving to get the sale. Exclusively for all CF Employees with ID, the Appleton Store offers its holiday savings one day early. CF employees will receive a 30% discount on purchases. Books and items already on clearance are excluded from discounts. Can’t make it on Nov. 27th? The Appleton Museum of
The Appleton Museum of Art will present “A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibition,” Nov. 9, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020. This annual holiday display adorns the first floor of the museum with themed trees and other holiday decor from the collection of Ocala cardiologist Dr. Paul Urban, his wife, Joyce, and daughters, Katie, Kristie, Kassie
The Appleton Museum of Art will host a Veterans Appreciation talk, “Birth of a New Idea,” by Chaplain (Colonel) Janet Horton on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Chaplain Horton will share her remarkable experiences and how her deep faith in the promises of the Gospel and the idea of unselfish service brought her to change
The Appleton Museum of Art will present the exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens,” Nov. 2, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020. This extraordinary exhibition, drawn mostly from the collection of the Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania, explores the path to Impressionism through the 19th century in France. The show examines the sometimes
The Appleton Museum of Art will host “Feast Under the Stars” fundraiser on Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m. In combination with the special exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens,” guests are invited to travel back in time to the world of the Impressionists at this one-of-a-kind fine dining experience at the Appleton.
The Appleton Museum of Art is offering free admission on Sunday, Oct. 13, noon-5 p.m. to honor the birth date of Arthur I. Appleton. Visit the permanent collection and special exhibitions “Urban Chatter: Sharon Kerry-Harlan,” “Do Not Bleach: Stephanie Brown,” and “Florida Impressions: Relief Prints by Leslie Peebles.” Visit the new permanent exhibition in the
The Appleton Museum of Art will host a jazz concert featuring The Greg Snider Quartet on Thursday, Oct. 10, 7-9 p.m. Led by CF Professor and Saxophonist Greg Snider, the quartet will take guests on a musical journey through the history of the Harlem Jazz Age. This concert is inspired by the jazz imagery in
The Appleton Museum of Art is pleased to participate in the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. This program grants free admission at participating museums and cultural institutions across the country. Download your ticket, good for up to two guests, and present your paper or e-ticket anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.