DOcent-led Tours At The Appleton

Themed Tours

The Appleton provides docent-led themed tours of the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions at 2 p.m. throughout the year.

To attend one of the themed tours, RSVP online here. For more information, call Lara Sundberg, 352-291-4455, ext. 1836 or email here.

Upcoming Themed Tours

In Good Company, November 19, 2 p.m.

Join us for a tour of the artists in the permanent collection that are also in world-renowned museums like the Louvre, The Getty and the National Gallery of Art.

Good as Gold, December 17, 2 p.m.

The color gold and its cousin yellow can represent many things: warmth, cheerfulness, grandeur and riches. This tour will examine works in a variety of media that contain these shades. Be prepared for some surprises!

Appleton Art for Arbor Day, January 14, 12-3 p.m.

In celebration of Florida's Arbor Day, docents will be in stationed int he galleries to meet with visitors and discuss the importance and symbolism of trees, flowers and other botanicals in the museum's permanent collection.

Paradise Park, February 25, 2 p.m.

A spotlight tour of the special exhibition, Paradise Park Remembered: Photographs by Bruce Mozert and Others.

Women in Animation, March 31, 2 p.m.

A guided tour of special exhibition Imagimation: 100 Years of Animation Art by Nancy Miles, co- founder of the Animation Hall of Fame and co-curator of the exhibition.

How to Look at a Painting...Really, April 28, 2 p.m.

What does it take to truly know what you're seeing when you look at a work of art? Enrich your viewing experiences and explore the practical skill of looking at art.


Docents fulfill an important volunteer position at the museum, leading groups of patrons on tours of the permanent collection and special exhibitions. For more information about becoming a docent at the Appleton Museum of Art, click here.



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