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Elevate your special event by renting the Appleton Museum of Art. Offering an unparalleled setting, the museum provides a range of distinctive spaces available for private gatherings. Whether you’re planning a wedding, reception, memorial service, family reunion, baby shower, corporate meeting, seminar, or any other special occasion, we have the perfect venue to make your event truly unforgettable. Scroll down for photos of the facility and rental fees.

To make reservations for your special event, please contact Colleen Harper at 352-291-4455, ext. 1831, or


Our auditorium is perfect for lectures, seminars, performances or wedding ceremonies.

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Courtside Café and Courtyard

The Café and Courtyard are ideal for parties, dinners and wedding receptions.

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Auditorium, Courtside Café and Courtyard

Combine the auditorium, Café, and Courtyard to host a reception after your program or presentation. You can also add access to our first-floor galleries as part of your event.

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Our classrooms are ideal for events that require tables, chairs, or a more educational environment. We feature single rooms, as well as our popular Artspace. A portable sound system and projectors are available for rental.

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Additional Fees & Information

Liability insurance is required and must be purchased by the renter. Events selling alcohol require liquor liability insurance and a liquor license. The museum offers a 30% discount to nonprofit organizations, applicable towards the rental fee only, not additional fees. The museum may not be used for fundraising events. Evening rates apply for events beginning at 5 p.m. or later, or ending after 6 p.m. Fees for additional services are as follows:

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