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