Celebrating Beethoven

The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is joining a worldwide celebration of...

The Importance of Experience

Appleton Museum of Art Curator of Exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson talks...

Evolving Canvas

Jordan Shapot’s artistic journey has grown both figuratively and literally,...

Art for Art’s Sake

A burgeoning art movement in Ocala is attracting attention from...

Leading Lady

Here’s the script for welcoming the Ocala Civic Theatre’s (OCT)...

Please Don’t Touch the Art

Appleton Museum of Art Curator of Exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson mixes...

Spanish Spice: The Art of Flamenco

Appleton Museum of Art Curator of Exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson uses...

The Original

A renowned artist, known for her historical paintings and outdoor...

Orchestrating A Career

This professional musician and power weightlifter has orchestrated a creative...

Day In The Life – December 2019

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

Identifiable Origins

Art styles vary from country to country and even within...

Day In The Life – November 2019

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

The Purist

Dunnellon photographer Alan Abele combines infinite patience with natural light...

All About Impressionists

This month, I thought it might be fun to mix...

Day In The Life – October 2019

“As you journey down the path, don’t forget to be...

The Art Of Things Lost And Found

Ocala artist Aspen Olmstead fashions thought-provoking works of art from...

Pop Goes the Art

What if I told you that art isn’t snobby and...

Curators Corner – September 2019

From Trade to Table Do you know that the stamp...

Fall Arts Preview: The Hit List

If you feel the steamy summer months lingered just a...

The Art of Pleasure

The Marion Cultural Alliance’s first juried show explores what brings...

New Art Galleries

It says a lot about a community and its appreciation...

Fantastic Worlds And Where To Find Them 

If you aren’t able to take a trip this month,...

Skin Deep

A trailblazing artist addresses the beauty of brown skin of...

Cool Contemporary 

One thing I often hear people say is, “I don’t...

The Perfect Mix

Our local music scene is hotter than ever. Meet the...

The “Hidden” Meaning In Art

Sometimes paintings have a deeper meaning than what immediately meets...

Art For Life

In an ordinary guest room in her ordinary home in...

Curator’s Corner – June 2019

New Exhibits Celebrate African Heritage One of the things I...

Art’s In For Summer

Athough school may be out for summer, learning happens year-round...

A New Prescription For Pain

We all know that museums are important for teaching people...

A Work Of Art

At an age when most children were playing with dolls...

Honoring A Local Legend

Our entire community is mourning the loss of Mary Britt,...

The Book Club

If one of your resolutions was to read more in...

Cycling For A Cause

Cycling enthusiasts, mark your calendars for May 4-5. This 5th...

#ShowMo

Although this year’s Show Motel will not be held in...

Curators Corner – April 2019

Preserving Natural Florida One of the most magical things about...

The Sounds Of Summer

Can you hear that? The weather is warming up and...

Into The Light

Through his fine art landscape photography, Jorge Blanco wants to...

Curators Corner – March 2019

An Eclectic Collection Although the Appleton Museum of Art is...

The Thrill Of It All

Our favorites in music, movies and books from the past...

Larger Than Life

Clyde Butcher’s photographs are measured in feet, not inches, and...

Curators Corner – February 2019

19th Century Romance When walking through the Appleton Museum of...

Silent Sky Takes Center Stage

It’s the year 1900, and Henrietta Leavitt begins work as...

Curator’s Corner – January 2019

Art for Everyone Museums and art galleries are both important...

Watch & Learn

Modern technology allows us to watch independent films on a...

A Fresh Eye

There’s a new player on the local arts scene with...

A Song From The Soul

Her voice is captivating and her vocal range is beyond...

A Dance of Fairies, Dukes and Donkeys

For decades, Dance Alive has brought world-class dancers to Central...

The Nutcracker : Welcome To The Nuthouse

Thousands of Marion County residents have been wowed by The...

Curator’s Corner – December 2018

As curator of the Appleton Museum of Art, one of...