ART classes and workshops FOR ADULTS


The Appleton offers a variety of opportunities for adults to learn something new and practice or fine-tune existing skills. Courses and workshops range from one day to multi-week sessions with local artists, art instructors and special visiting artists. Please read below for upcoming studio art classes and workshops for adults.



Yoga for Parents and Children

Four, one-week sessions
$50 per week

In coordination with our Summer Art Camp, join us for a one–hour morning yoga session for adults and children ages 10 and up! Enjoy the serene, relaxing environment of the Appleton — it’s a great way to start the day! Yoga sessions are led by Lori Witkowich of the College of Central Florida.

Register yourself and your child for yoga during one of the following camp sessions:
June 6–10, June 13–17, July 11–15, July 18–22

Click here to enroll AND pay online.



dig into clay

Six-Week Sessions

In these six-week workshops, participants will create earthenware sculpture, vessels and other ceramic artworks using a variety of hand building or wheel throwing techniques. For more information email Mary Moore or click here to register online. Upon submission of the form, if you are not redirected to the payment page or have trouble making a payment, please contact Mary Moore, 352-291-4455, ext. 1613.

Members $200; Nonmembers $250
Includes: instruction and one studio day per week on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m., 25 lb. of clay, studio time, supplies, glazes and firing.

Dig Into Clay will resume in fall 2016. Check back soon for the new schedule.



ART 101

One Day Workshops

If you are 16 or older and would like to “begin at the beginning” with fun art lessons, then these classes are for you! ART 101 is a series designed to inspire your creative side and provide a pleasant, successful experience.

Members $30 per workshop or $145 for all six workshops
Nonmembers $35 per workshop or $175 for all six workshops
Includes instruction and all supplies.

For more information email Mary Moore or click here to register online. Upon submission of the form, if you are not redirected to the payment page or have trouble making a payment, please contact Mary Moore, 352-291-4455, ext. 1613.

Upcoming Art 101 Workshops

ART101 workshops will resume in fall 2016. Check back soon for the new schedule.



Drawing in the galleries

First Thursday of the Month (Sept-May)
3-5 p.m.

Practice your drawing skills in this monthly, non-instructional program that lets you get up close and personal with artwork from the collection. Each month, choose a gallery and use the architecture and artwork as inspiration for your sketches. You must bring your own pencils and sketchbooks; stools are provided and benches are located throughout the galleries.

Upcoming Drawing in the Galleries Dates: June 2

Free for museum members; included with the cost of museum admission for nonmembers. Contact 352-291-4455, ext. 1613 for more information. This program is for ages 16 and older. No reservation required.