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Focus on the Essence : The Photography of Anne Noggle

January 21 -  April 9, 2023

"Focus on the Essence" features 16 photographs drawn from the Appleton's permanent collection of photography, exploring themes that Anne Noggle returned to again and again: self-portraiture, both formal and casual, the aging process and femininity. This selection of photographs was made from more than 100 photographs generously donated to the museum by the Anne Noggle Foundation. (more…)

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The Shape of Things : Op Art and Geometric Abstraction

January 14 -  April 9, 2023

Drawn from the Appleton’s modern and contemporary permanent art collections, see a selection of Op Art and Geometric Abstraction paintings and prints, on view in the second-floor Preview Gallery. (more…)

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Big & Bold : In Modern and Contemporary Art

December 16, 2022 -  May 21, 2023

Art museums are public spaces that safely house vast amounts of art, measuring from miniscule to gargantuan. By the very nature of their design and construction, museums are typically large buildings with vast galleries and ample lighting to display all shapes and sizes. (more…)

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Paper Thin & Shadow Deep : Hiromi Mizugai Moneyhun's Hand-cut Paper Works

December 3, 2022 -  June 18, 2023

Paper-cut artist Hiromi Mizugai Moneyhun moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in 2004 from her hometown of Kyoto, Japan. Her three-dimensional cut paper pieces are the result of a multistep process which produces art that is at once amusingly lighthearted and startlingly alive. (more…)

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Pre Post Poetic : Hand-Stitched Collages by Debora Greger

December 3, 2022 -  June 18, 2023

28 works created 2019-2021 by Gainesville-based Debora Greger that juxtapose pre- and post-pandemic themes of the everyday world. (more…)

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Artistic Legacy : The Story of Arthur I. Appleton

July 5, 2021 -  December 31, 2025

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…)

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