Get Educated in the Arts
Enjoy a wide choice of scheduled programs including films series, lectures and workshops. For a complete listing, visit this web site's Calendar of Events page or call the Appleton Museum at 352-291-4455. Plus, come and enjoy "Drawing in the Gallery" adult art sessions from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to each After Hours program (free for members, included in admission for yet to be members).
Persons interested in leading educational tours through the exhibits at the museum may enroll in Docent training. Call 352-291-4455 ext. 1836 or email email@example.com for more information on becoming a Docent volunteer.
FAMILIES AND CHILDREN PROGRAMS
On the First Saturday of every month, children enjoy creative hands-on art programs with instruction from 1 to 3 p.m. Free for members and included in admission for nonmembers.
Scavenger Hunt at the Appleton Museum
Throughout the year, pick up a Scavenger Hunt book at the reception desk and search through the galleries for answers to questions about the museum’s art collections. Bring your completed book back to the reception desk and receive a prize! This program is open to all ages.
School Groups: Educational Tours
Educational tours of the Appleton Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibits are available for students and youth groups. Art activities are available as a portion of any group visit reserved 30 days in advance of tour date. Due to the popularity of our school tour art activity program, it is recommended that you have three possible dates in consideration when calling to book your reservation so we can accommodate your group. Special subject tours are also available upon request. Group tours can be scheduled by contacting Lara Sundberg in Visitors Services at 352-291-4455, ext. 1836, or at Lara.Sundberg@cf.edu.
School Tour Art Activities:
- Mona Lisa will be the inspiration of a workshop in basic painting and color theory. (K-5)
- Art appreciation and printmaking art activity( K-12)
- Art Appreciation and drawing in the gallery (limit 15 students, grades 6-12)
- Art Cart: Interactive program on the art and culture of the Pre-Columbian region (grades 3-6)
- Art Cart: Interactive program on the art and culture of the Africa (grades 3-6)
Educational films on the visual arts are shown Sundays at 2 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Please call 352-291-4455 for more information on this week’s film.
How to make the most out of your museum visit for teachers, parents and home schoolers, Grades K-8 and Grades 9-12.