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Live music, artist talks, studio art workshops, and classes — there’s always something fun and new happening at the Appleton. Our programs and special events bring people and art together in fun and engaging ways.

Join us — there’s so much to do and see.

Appleton members are invited to attend VIP receptions, previews and artist talks.

Event Date

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First Friday Art Walk

Special Events

Friday, October 1, 2021  |  6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

They City of Ocala's First Friday Art Walk returns to Downtown Ocala for the 2021-2022 season.

First Friday Art Walk
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Free First Saturday

Special Events

Saturday, October 2, 2021  |  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission is free on the first Saturday of each month. Big Lee's BBQ food truck will be onsite from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for lunch.

Free First Saturday
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Appleton Book Club: “Women in Art”

Special Events

Tuesday, October 12, 2021  |  7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

A virtual book club hosted by the Appleton Museum of Art , this month reading “Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World,” by Rachel Ignotofsky.

Appleton Book Club: “Women in Art”
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Free Admission: Arthur I. Appleton’s Birthday Weekend

Special Events

Saturday, October 16, 2021  -  Sunday, October 17, 2021  |  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Free admission in celebration of Arthur I. Appleton's birth date.

Free Admission: Arthur I. Appleton’s Birthday Weekend
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Artist’s Outlook: Online Talk with David Williams

Special Events

Thursday, October 21, 2021  |  7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Join us on Zoom for a talk by contemporary Pop-artist David Williams.

Artist’s Outlook: Online Talk with David Williams
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Free First Saturday

Special Events

Saturday, November 6, 2021  |  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission is free on the first Saturday of each month. Big Lee's BBQ food truck will be onsite from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for lunch.

Free First Saturday
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VIP & Director’s Circle Opening

Special Events

Friday, November 5, 2021  |  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Appleton Director's Circle members are invited to celebrate the opening of "Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau."

VIP & Director’s Circle Opening
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Gallery Tour with Juliet van Otteren

Themed Tours

Saturday, November 6, 2021  |  11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Take a tour of “Heart of the Horse” with photographer Juliet van Otteren.

Gallery Tour with Juliet van Otteren
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Gallery Tour with Juliet van Otteren

Themed Tours

Saturday, November 6, 2021  |  2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Take a tour of “Heart of the Horse” with photographer Juliet van Otteren.

Gallery Tour with Juliet van Otteren
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Free Admission: Veteran’s Day

Special Events

Thursday, November 11, 2021  |  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Free admission in honor of United States military veterans.

Free Admission: Veteran’s Day
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