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Spring Break

We Value your feedback

The Appleton is seeking feedback from current and former members as well as members of the community who have not yet been involved with the museum. Please take a moment to complete this short, anonymous survey about the Appleton's membership benefits and programming to help us evaluate and improve your member and visitor experience.

To take this survey, please click here.

We sincerely thank you for your time!

Spring Break

Spring Break in the ARTSpace

Tuesday, March 31-Friday, April 3

During Marion County Public School spring break, the Appleton’s ARTSpace will be open daily from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to look, explore and create with your children!

Please note: The Appleton is closed on Monday, March 30, the first day of Spring Break.

Visits to the Appleton and activities in the ARTSpace are free for children and members; adult nonmembers pay regular museum admission.

Art Camp

Summer Art Camp!

Enrollment begins April 1

Don't miss the fun at the Appleton's 2015 Summer Art Camp. Take a look at all of the new classes we have to offer this year - there's even options for full-day enrollment.

Click here for more information.

After Hours

After Hours: Southern Express

April 2, 5-8 p.m.

Join us for the fourth and final After Hours event of the season, featuring Southern Express Big Band.

The Appleton’s After Hours offers live music and dancing, special programs by the Ocala Art Group and tasty samplings from Ocala Events/Mojo Grille. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music begins at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers.

The After Hours program is made possible by the following Community Partners: Ocala.com, Party Time Rentals. The Appleton Museum is owned and operated by College of Central Florida. For information, contact 352-291-4455.

The Studio

Become a member of the studio

The Studio is the Appleton Museum of Art’s energetic group of young professionals, artists, and art enthusiasts who have a passion for art, culture, and design. The Appleton offers The Studio members unique and interactive programming, specifically designed for ages 21-39.

This year, join The Studio for trips to other museums, art workshops - and to just have a great time! To learn more about The Studio, upcoming events and the benefits of becoming a member, click here.