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Explore and create in the Appleton’s art classes, workshops and drop-in activities for children and families. Browse the education calendar below for upcoming activities. All programs are led by experienced educators.

When you visit the museum, stop by the Artspace. The Artspace is a vibrant makerspace featuring family-friendly, hands-on activities and is open during museum hours.

Visit the Online Resources page for 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

Explore Our Classes

AppleTeens: Ceramic Face Mug

Ages: 12 +
November 12, 2022
Saturday,  1-3 p.m.
Member Cost: $30
Non-Member Cost: $35

This program is for ‘tweens and teens, ages 12 and up. All materials are included in this two-hour workshop where students will use clay to shape a mug with a face.

$30 Appleton Members | $35 Nonmembers

AppleTeens: Ceramic Face Mug: Learn More

Museum & Me Pre-K Program

Ages: 2-5
December 6, 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.


Museum & Me Pre-K Program: Learn More


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!


Artspace: Learn More

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