Young in Art
April 20, 2013 - May 26, 2013
Showcased is the artwork produced by students in various Marion County public schools (from kindergarten through grade 12).
Rebels With a Cause: American Impressionist Women from the Huntsville Museum of Art
February 2, 2013 - March 31, 2013
On exhibition are 54 paintings, drawings and sculptures by many of the most prominent females artists between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries. Works presented exemplify the effects of French Impressionism and the Barbizon style that influenced American art at that time and what became known as the American Impressionist style.
Chick Schwartz: Cedar Key Artist
January 19, 2013 - March 24, 2013
View more than 50 works of whimsical sculpture, ceramics and oil on canvas by renowned Cedar Key artist Chick Schwartz. Many of his works have three or more components that together creates depth and his ceramic wall panels provides the viewer with a unique sense of looking down from the tops of buildings. All of his pieces reflect his delightful perspective on busy city life as well as the slower and more relaxed pace of Cedar Key.
Read the article written by David Moore from the Ocala Star Banner about this exhibit here.
Art on the Move: Kids’ License Tag Art
January 26, 2013 - February 24, 2013
See the art created by Marion County fifth graders who designed a series of new automobile license plates and received the Awards of Distinction.
Appleton in Bloom
February 1, 2013 - February 3, 2013
This collaboration of the Appleton Museum and the Ocala Pioneer Garden Club and features 30 floral designs inspired by the museum’s finest works of art. During this exhibition guests can also attending gardening, floral design and art-related workshops and browse among vendor booths offering gardening supplies. Appleton in Bloom is presented with support from Jenkins Auto Group, Macy’s and Regions.
A KIND OF ALCHEMY: PERSIAN MEDIEVAL CERAMICS
Until January 31st, 2013
Featured are 59 rarely viewed examples of Islamic ceramic art crafted by artists between the 10th and 14th centuries
in Persia (today's Iran).