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New to the Appleton Collection : Paintings and Prints by James Twitty


A selection of  paintings and prints by American artist James Twitty, recently donated to the Appleton by the James Twitty, Jr. Family

Artistic Legacy : The Story of Arthur I. Appleton and the Appleton Museum of Art


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.

Luminous Worlds : Paintings by Kristin Herzog

January 9 -  June 27, 2021

Kristin Herzog’s large abstract canvases allow the viewer to enter into distant worlds of the artist’s making. Luminous and beguiling, the works occasionally evoke the interstellar, at other times the terrestrial world. (more…)

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The Art of Adventure : Serigraphs by Clayton Pond

October 15, 2020 -  April 25, 2021

In the 1970s artist Clayton Pond drove across America and noticed the rise in specialized leisure-time activities and how each sport has its own culture, vocabulary and even dress code that defines not only the sport, but those who participate in it. This exhibition from the permanent collection highlights these pursuits as vibrantly rendered in Pond’s “Leisure-time Obsessions Series” and how, from drag racing to hang gliding, sports draw individuals into a cohesive whole through participation.

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