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The Appleton offers art classes, workshops and drop-in activities year-round for children and families. All programs are led by experienced art educators. Browse the education calendar below for upcoming online and in-person activities.

When you visit the museum, stop by the Artspace. The Artspace is a vibrant makerspace for all ages that is open during the museum’s regular hours of operations.

You can also check out the Online Resources page for other online educational content such as videos with art projects, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and more.

If you have any questions, please contact Hollis Mutch, 352-291-4455, ext. 1613, or mutchh@cf.edu.

Explore Our Classes

Color Creations – SOLD OUT

Ages: 4-6
June 6, 2022 -  June 10, 2022
Monday-Friday,  9 a.m.-noon
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

In this one-week camp, inspire your child’s imagination in this color-filled camp. Sensory, fine motor, and color awareness skills will be explored while creating colorful works of art!

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Museum & Me Pre-K Program

Ages: 2-5
June 7, 2022
Tuesday,  10:30-11:30 a.m.
Member Cost: Free
Non-Member Cost: Included with Admission Fee

A program that introduces pre-K children (ages 2-5) to the museum.

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Doggy Days

Ages: 7-12
June 6, 2022 -  June 10, 2022
Monday-Friday,  9 a.m.-noon
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

In this one-week camp, have a howling good time making art inspired by man’s best friend.

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Cat Fancy

Ages: 7-12
June 6, 2022 -  June 10, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

In this one-week camp, look at artists’ interpretations of the cat throughout history and create a variety of cat-themed works of art.

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Superheroes

Ages: 7-12
June 13, 2022 -  June 17, 2022
Monday-Friday,  9 a.m.-noon
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

What’s your super power? In this one-week camp, get inspiration from art, comics and movies, then create your own superhero world through painting, drawing and three-dimensional art.

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Beauty & The Beast

Ages: 7-12
June 13, 2022 -  June 17, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

In this one-week camp, create artwork inspired by the story of “Beauty and the Beast” and the Appleton’s “Finding Beauty” exhibition.

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AppleTeens Clay

Ages: 12 +
June 13, 2022 -  June 24, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $210
Non-Member Cost: $245

This two-week camp for teens is all about throwing, building, glazing and discovering the fun of clay. Learn to throw on a pottery wheel, combine it with unique hand building techniques, and explore spectacular glazes.

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Storytime Art – SOLD OUT

Ages: 4-6
June 20, 2022 -  June 24, 2022
Monday-Friday,  9 a.m.-noon
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

This one-week camp brings timeless stories to life with a variety of art materials.

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Florida Wildlife – SOLD OUT

Ages: 7-12
June 20, 2022 -  June 24, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

Sea turtles, herons and feathery flamingos will be the subject of this one-week camp. Draw, paint and sculpt these interesting animals that call Florida their home.

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Museum & Me Pre-K Program

Ages: 2-5
July 5, 2022
Tuesday,  10:30-11:30 a.m.
Member Cost: Free
Non-Member Cost: Included with Admission Fee

A program that introduces pre-K children (ages 2-5) to the museum.

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That’s So Sweet!

Ages: 7-12
July 11, 2022 -  July 15, 2022
Monday-Friday,  9 a.m.-noon
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

In this one-week camp, learn about artists who were inspired by food and then create your own two- and three-dimensional delicacies using a variety of materials. Sorry, you can’t eat these works of art!

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Meet the Artists

Ages: 4-6
July 11, 2022 -  July 15, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

A one-week camp using art and story to introduce pint-sized Picassos to a new artist each day, using a variety of materials to make art.

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Dig Into Clay Jr.

Ages: 7-12
July 11, 2022 -  July 22, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $210
Non-Member Cost: $245

Learn the basics of hand building and glazing in this two week camp!

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Pop Art

Ages: 7-12
July 18, 2022 -  July 22, 2022
Monday-Friday,  9 a.m.-noon
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

What is big with bright colors and fun subjects? Pop Art! Discover the Pop Art movement to create bold and exciting works of art.

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Painting Possibilities

Ages: 12 +
July 18, 2022 -  July 22, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

In this one-week camp, spend a week discovering new painting techniques while creating with acrylics, watercolor, and mixed media.

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Fashion Fun – SOLD OUT

Ages: 7-12
July 25, 2022 -  July 29, 2022
Monday-Friday,  9 a.m.-noon
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

This one-week camp is all about fashion! Imagine, design and create wearable art using a variety of techniques.

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Wonky Sculpture – SOLD OUT

Ages: 7-12
July 25, 2022 -  July 29, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

Do you like to build things? This one-week camp might be for you. Work with clay, plastics and other assorted materials to make sculptures.

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Sketch It

Ages: 12 +
July 25, 2022 -  July 29, 2022
Monday-Friday,  1-4 p.m.
Member Cost: $130
Non-Member Cost: $150

Love to draw? In this one-week camp, learn about perspective, shading, realism and using color to make drawings come alive. Explore different materials like charcoal, pen and ink, and even watercolor pencil.

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Museum & Me Pre-K Program

Ages: 2-5
August 2, 2022
Tuesday,  10:30-11:30 a.m.
Member Cost: Free
Non-Member Cost: Included with Admission Fee

A program that introduces pre-K children (ages 2-5) to the museum.

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Museum & Me Pre-K Program: Learn More

Artspace

Ages: 4+
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,  Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

The Artspace engages adults and children in hands-on art experiences through colorful activity stations and projects that promote the understanding of art. Make a mosaic with magnets, build with Lego® or draw on our glass wall — there’s something for every age and ability!

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