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

When Small is Huge, August 27, 2 p.m.

Focus on small details that play a huge compositional role in paintings from the permanent collection.

Glass & Art, September 24, 2 p.m.

Join us for a one hour exploration oif the history of glass, reveling in its diversity and appreciating its beauty.

Asian Spotlight, October 29, 2 p.m.

Take an in-depth look at the artifacts and cultures within the Appleton's Asian collection, which includes works from China, India, Japan, Tibet and Southeast Asia.

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, gradneur or riches. This tour will examine works that contain these shades, as expressed in a variety of media. Be prepared for some surprises!



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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