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(OCALA, Fla.) Nov. 22, 2010 — Free admission will be offered to college and high school students and CF faculty with ID at the “Day For Photography” at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, on Sunday, Dec. 5, noon to 5 p.m. Presented in conjunction with the current exhibition of “The Unseen Eye: Photography from the Collection of W.M. Hunt,” the event will include a panel discussion of photography experts at 1 p.m. and a guided tour of the photographic exhibition at
2 p.m. In addition, the CF Chamber String Ensemble will present a holiday music concert in the Auditorium at 3 p.m.
Participating in the 1 p.m. photography panel discussion will be the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Curator of Photography Katherine Ware, Tampa-based photography collector William Zewadski and New York photography collector and guest curator of “The Unseen Eye” W.M. Hunt. Following the panel session, Hunt will conduct a lecture tour of “The Unseen Eye,” a thematic exhibition of 176 images by world renowned photographers and features pictures in which all of the subjects have their eyes hidden or obscured.
In addition to the photography programs, guests can enjoy the Appleton’s permanent collections and temporary exhibitions of “Reflections: Paintings of Florida, 1865-1965, From the Collection of Cici and Hyatt Brown” and “European Sporting and Pastoral Masterpieces from a Private Collection.” General admission to the Appleton is $6 for adults; $4 for seniors 55 or better and students 19 and over; $3 for youths ages 10-18; and free for members, CF students, children age 9 and under, and active military personnel and their immediate families. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
In addition to daily admission, the Appleton Museum offers a 12-month membership for $25 for seniors 55 and over, $30 for adults 18 and over, $40 for two seniors over age 55, $50 for a family of two adults and any children under age 18, and $15 for all college students and current or retired educators. Owned and operated by College of Central Florida, the Appleton Museum of Art is located at 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, just east of downtown on SR40 (exit 352 east off I-75 or exit 268 west off I-95). For more information call the Appleton Museum of Art at 352-291-4455 or visit www.AppletonMuseum.org.
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