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.


2016-17 Schedule


Family Night at the Museum

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!

ARTSpace Summer Hours:
CLOSED
Regular schedule will resume on Tuesday, August 2.
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.



First Saturday

First Saturdays
Every First Saturday, September-May
1-3 p.m.

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:
September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3 (Family Day), February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6