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!

 


BECOME A DOCENT

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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