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Ongoing Exhibits

Artistic Legacy : The Story of Arthur I. Appleton


Ever wondered where the Appleton Museum of Art got its name, or how the museum found a home in Ocala? Stroll through the history of the Appleton Family and the museum to learn all about Marion County's cultural gem. (more…)

Current Exhibits

Dianora Niccolini : Works from the Permanent Collection

August 8 -  October 16, 2022

Seven black-and-white photographs from the permanent collection by Dianora Niccolini (b. 1936) that celebrate the male form. (more…)

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Sintiendo la Exposición : Works from the Permanent Collection

August 12, 2022 -  January 8, 2023

On view in the second-floor galleries, this exhibition debuts work by modern and contemporary Argentinian, Cuban and Mexican artists. A wide range of artists and styles are showcased that evoke national pride and place indigenous and national traditions on the global stage. Sculptures, photographs, prints, drawings and paintings are included. (more…)

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Connecting Pop!

June 13 -  October 23, 2022

The Pop Art movement of the mid-1950s through the 1960s challenged high-society expectations of art by appropriating bright and colorful subjects of popular culture, often removing them entirely from context. (more…)

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Invented Observations : Photographs by Steven Benson

April 26 -  November 6, 2022

Benson’s photographs find magic in things, places, people and processes not intended to carry any grand significance, representing a search for meaning influenced by Existentialist writers like Camus, Kafka and Dostoevsky. (more…)

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Finding Beauty : A Collaborative Exhibition with Ocala Civic Theatre

May 13, 2022 -  January 15, 2023

“Finding Beauty” merges costumes, drawings and more from Ocala Civic Theatre's production of “Beauty and the Beast” with the objects from the Appleton collection that inspired them. (more…)

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