ACTIVITIES and programs FOR FAMILIES
The Appleton offers programs and special events specifically designed for children and families. Drop in to visit the ARTSpace, particpate in a Family Day event, or stop by during a First Saturday program. For questions concerning Family Programs, please click here.
Daniel and Mary B. Kraus ARTSpace
Open to Everyone!
The ARTSpace is designed to engage adults and children in hands-on art experiences through colorful activity stations and projects that relate to the understanding of art. Make a mosaic with magnets, build with Lego® or draw on our glass wall — there's something for every age and ability!
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sundays, noon–5 p.m.
The ARTSpace and all supplies are free for children and Appleton members, and included in the cost of admission for adult nonmembers. For more information, contact Mary Moore, 352-291-4455, ext. 1613.
Every First Saturday, September-May
Have family fun in the Appleton's ARTSpace! Join us on the first Saturday of each month from 1-3 p.m. for age-appropriate art making for children ages 4 and older. Adults are welcome to participate. Each First Saturday art activity will focus on a different artist. Free for members and children; included in the cost of admission for adult nonmembers. No registration required.
Upcoming First Saturdays:
October 1, November 5, December 3 (Family Day), February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6
A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibit
Holiday Family Day
Saturday, December 3
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Enjoy our annual holiday Family Day–free of charge–to see A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibit, as well as our special and permanent exhibitions. Take carriage rides, make holiday inspired art in the ARTSpace, and have photos taken with santa; light refreshments will be served.