Trips 'N' Tours

Gain new insights and fresh perspectives with the Appleton Museum of Art's popular Trips 'N' Tours program. Trips 'N' Tours provides members and non-members exciting opportunities to visit other museum and historic destinations throughout Florida and beyond. For more information contact group coordinators, Dodie Jerz or Bonnie Janssen or call 352-291-4456 ext. 4456.


Calendar Notes

Thursday, January 15 (Sold out) & Wednesday, January 21- Dali Museum, St. Petersburg

Picasso/Dali, Dali/Picasso is a landmark exhibition that promises to be an international blockbuster, featuring rarely loaned works from more than twenty-five international art museums and private collections worldwide. Learn how the lives and work of these two key figures in twentieth century art intersected; their enormous egos and strong competitive spirits precluded any close friendship. Lunch is included.

Price: $85 for members, $95 for nonmembers

Thursday, February 19-Tampa Bay Downs, Tampa

In pursuit of Mr. Appleton’s other passion, the art of the thoroughbred, venture to the track on two different days. Enjoy Tampa Bay Downs’ private party suite, situated on the finish line and enjoy a delectable buffet. The suite features its own wagering window with professional advice on how to place a bet.

Price: $70 for members, $80 for nonmembers

Wednesday, March 11- Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville

Monet and American Inpressionism will highlight twenty-five artists who launched a new way of painting in response to the influence of French Impressionism. See work by Mary Cassatt, William Meritt Chase, Childe Hassam and other American artists of that time; including four paintings by Franch artist, Monet. This exhibition will generate a dialogue about the differing techniques, composition and subject matter between American and French Impressionism. Lunch is included.

Price: $68 for members, $78 for nonmembers

Thursday, April 16- tampa Museum of Art and Museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg

Norman Rockwell is well-loved for his ability to capture American life. This show presents original oil paintings of some of the hundreds of covers he did for Saturday Evening Post. After lunch, we will visit the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. This exhibition features two of the most beloved artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, Claude Monet and Henri Matisse. The emphasis is on one of their paintings inspired by coastal France, using loans from private and public collections along with work from the museum's permanent collection.

Price: $70 for members, $80 for nonmembers