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Appleton Museum of Art

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4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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February 2019

America’s Everglades: Through the lens of Clyde Butcher

February 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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This exhibit is the culmination of a quarter century of photographic expeditions in the Everglades. From the deepest cypress strands of the sawgrass prairies, coastal waters, and languid estuaries, to pinpoint still-lifes of rare species, Butcher reveals its ecosystem in magnificent detail. He makes an unquestionable case for why we should care about its future. These monumental photographs celebrate the beauty of the American Everglades. Their scale, extraordinary clarity and tonal range set them apart as exceptional works of art,…

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America’s Everglades: Through the lens of Clyde Butcher

February 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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This exhibit is the culmination of a quarter century of photographic expeditions in the Everglades. From the deepest cypress strands of the sawgrass prairies, coastal waters, and languid estuaries, to pinpoint still-lifes of rare species, Butcher reveals its ecosystem in magnificent detail. He makes an unquestionable case for why we should care about its future. These monumental photographs celebrate the beauty of the American Everglades. Their scale, extraordinary clarity and tonal range set them apart as exceptional works of art,…

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America’s Everglades: Through the lens of Clyde Butcher

February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Prices Vary

This exhibit is the culmination of a quarter century of photographic expeditions in the Everglades. From the deepest cypress strands of the sawgrass prairies, coastal waters, and languid estuaries, to pinpoint still-lifes of rare species, Butcher reveals its ecosystem in magnificent detail. He makes an unquestionable case for why we should care about its future. These monumental photographs celebrate the beauty of the American Everglades. Their scale, extraordinary clarity and tonal range set them apart as exceptional works of art,…

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America’s Everglades: Through the lens of Clyde Butcher

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Prices Vary

This exhibit is the culmination of a quarter century of photographic expeditions in the Everglades. From the deepest cypress strands of the sawgrass prairies, coastal waters, and languid estuaries, to pinpoint still-lifes of rare species, Butcher reveals its ecosystem in magnificent detail. He makes an unquestionable case for why we should care about its future. These monumental photographs celebrate the beauty of the American Everglades. Their scale, extraordinary clarity and tonal range set them apart as exceptional works of art,…

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America’s Everglades: Through the lens of Clyde Butcher

February 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Prices Vary

This exhibit is the culmination of a quarter century of photographic expeditions in the Everglades. From the deepest cypress strands of the sawgrass prairies, coastal waters, and languid estuaries, to pinpoint still-lifes of rare species, Butcher reveals its ecosystem in magnificent detail. He makes an unquestionable case for why we should care about its future. These monumental photographs celebrate the beauty of the American Everglades. Their scale, extraordinary clarity and tonal range set them apart as exceptional works of art,…

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March 2019

Summer Camp Expo

March 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of fun to learn about exciting summer opportunities for kids of all ages, all in one place! Held on the Appleton and Ocala Civic Theatre’s shared property, the expo will feature a broad range of organizations who are offering summer camps and children’s programs from science and nature to visual and performing arts and sports. The Summer Camp Expo is free to attend, and will also feature family-friendly music and activities, games, food trucks and…

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Themed Tour: Pop Art

March 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Explore the world of Pop Art, a movement that challenged the idea of fine art by using imagery from popular and mass culture, such as advertising, comic books and mundane cultural objects. Free for Appleton members; included with admission fee for adult nonmembers. This tour meets in the lobby and is approximately 45 minutes in length. For questions, contact AppletonMuseum@cf.edu.

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April 2019

Magical Night at the Museum

April 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for Magical Night at the Museum, a special event for families. Embark on an enchanting adventure around the Appleton that includes unicorn carriage rides, artwork that will come to life, a magic show, mermaids and more! Make your way to the ARTSpace to create a magic wand or orb. Light refreshments will be served in the Café. Children are encouraged to attend in costume. (This event is appropriate for ages 4 and up.) Advance ticket purchase is recommended.…

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May 2019

Gallery Talk with Vicki Jones

May 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for a gallery talk with Vicki Jones as she discusses the work in her solo exhibition "Familiar Beauty: Drawings by Vicki Jones." Free for Appleton members; included with regular admission fee for nonmembers

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Themed Tour: In Good Company

May 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join docent Jane Kellogg for a tour artists represented in the permanent collection who can also be found in major museums around the world. This tour will include new pieces not included in previous versions of this tour. The tour meets in the museum lobby at 2 p.m. Free for Appleton members; included with regular admission fee for nonmembers.

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June 2019

Docent’s Choice Themed Tour

June 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Docent’s Choice Tours are scheduled on one Saturday a month; the topic is determined at the time of the tour based on visitor suggestions or the docent’s recommendation. All tours are approximately 45 minutes and range from gallery highlights throughout the museum to those focused on single exhibitions or specific subjects. Free for Appleton members and included with regular admission fee for nonmembers.

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Opening Reception and Spoken Word Events

June 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Celebrate with artist Stephanie Brown at the opening of “Do Not Bleach: Work by Stephanie Brown” and “Urban Chatter: Sharon Kerry-Harlan” with a reception from 5-6 p.m. At 6 p.m. in the auditorium, a spoken word showcase will feature performances on the topic of appearance. This free event is open to the public. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. For questions, contact AppletonMuseum@cf.edu.

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Themed Tour: The Long Century

June 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for a tour that explores how the art in the permanent collection reflects changes from the Old Regime to the Modern Period. From the French Revolution and beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, to the start of World War I in 1914, you're sure to be fascinated!

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Themed Tour: The Long Century

June 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for a tour that explores how the art in the permanent collection reflects changes from the Old Regime to the Modern Period. From the French Revolution and beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, to the start of World War I in 1914, you're sure to learn something fascinating! The tour meets in the museum lobby at 2 p.m. Free for Appleton members; included with regular admission fee for nonmembers.

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July 2019

Mobile Photography Awards and Reception

July 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us to celebrate the Mobile Photography Contest & Exhibitions. Photos on displays are the entries received for three categories: Landscapes, In the Museum, and My Kid Took That, with a special display for the top photo in each category. Awards will be announced during brief remarks at 6 p.m. This free event is open to the public. Photos will remain on view through September 22. Regular admission fees will apply, except during the reception

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Museum Day and Education Open House

July 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for Museum Day, where all ages are invited to enjoy the permanent collection, special exhibitions and ARTSpace with free admission all day. Appleton members always receive free admission but we encourage you to bring your nonmember friends! The education department will host an open house where visitors can see art-making demonstrations in our studios, plein air painting in the courtyard, meet the staff and teachers — and even create some art!

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August 2019

Themed Tour: Docent’s Choice

August 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Docent’s Choice Tours are scheduled on one Saturday a month; the topic is determined at the time of the tour based on visitor suggestions or the docent’s recommendation. All tours are approximately 45 minutes and range from gallery highlights throughout the museum to those focused on single exhibitions or specific subjects. Free for Appleton members and included with regular admission fee for nonmembers.For questions, contact AppletonMuseum@cf.edu.

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Art 101: Upcycle Art Journal

August 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$40.00 – $60.00

Let these one-day workshops inspire your creative side! $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. To register, contact Hollis Mutch at mutchh@cf.edu or 352-191-4455, ext. 1613. To register online, follow this link: https://cffoundation.wufoo.com/forms/q1w8bl5s1t44590/

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Film Viewing: Lost Springs

August 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for a viewing of "Lost Springs," which follows the inimitable artist Margaret Ross Tolbert as she experiences the magic and beauty of a series of freshwater Florida springs forgotten by the state and left to decay behind a nearly 50-year-old failure of big government spending. Every three or more years, the water behind the Kirkpatrick Dam in north-central Florida is lowered, exposing an environment that is still raw with both tragedy and hope. The film explores themes of…

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Film Viewing “Lost Springs”

August 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free

Join us for a viewing of "Lost Springs," which follows the inimitable artist Margaret Ross Tolbert as she experiences the magic and beauty of a series of freshwater Florida springs forgotten by the state and left to decay behind a nearly 50-year-old failure of big government spending. Every three or more years, the water behind the Kirkpatrick Dam in north-central Florida is lowered, exposing an environment that is still raw with both tragedy and hope. The film explores themes of…

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Gallery Talk with Leslie Peebles

August 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Join us for a gallery talk with Leslie Peebles as she discusses the work in her solo exhibition "Florida Impressions: Relief Prints by Leslie Peebles." Free for Appleton members; included with regular admission fee for nonmembers.

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September 2019

After Hours Concert: Alpine Express

September 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$5 – $15

Enjoy music, food and fun at our annual After Hours concert series! Alpine Express returns to the Appleton's stage for an Oktoberfest celebration! Back by popular demand, Alpine Express entertains audiences with singing, yodeling, audience-participation and more. Their high-energy show consists of Traditional Oktoberfest music with yodeling; along with some unique folk instruments that can include Alphorns, Cowbells, the Holzanes G'Lächter (member of the xylophone family) and a Singing Saw. $5 for Appleton members; $15 for nonmembers. Tickets are available…

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First Saturday: Piet Mondrian

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

First Saturdays are for families! This month’s art project is inspired by Piet Mondrian, a Dutch artist best known for his abstract paintings. This project is appropriate for ages 4 and up; accompanying adults welcome to participate. Free for all children and Appleton members; included with admission fee for adult nonmembers.

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Art 101: Geometric Tile Piece

September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$40 – $60

Let this one-day workshop inspire your creative side! This month, create a multi-piece geometric tile centerpiece — great for a gift, of your own home. $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. To register and pay online, click here: http://bit.ly/2lutwSZ For questions, contact Hollis Mutch, mutchh@cf.edu.

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International Film Series “I am Not a Witch”

September 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema. When 8-year-old Shula turns up alone in a rural Zambian village, the locals are suspicious. A minor incident escalates to a full-blown witch trial where she is quickly found guilty and sentenced to a state-run witch camp. As the days pass, Shula begins to settle into her…

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Themed Tour: Bouguereau’s Palette

September 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The tour is approximately 45 minutes and meets in the museum lobby. Free for Appleton members and included with regular admission fee for nonmembers. For questions, contact AppletonMuseum@cf.edu.

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October 2019

Introduction to Water Soluble Oils

October 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$50 – $75

This beginner-level workshop is perfect for new painters or artists new to water-soluble oil paints. All materials are provided. $50 for Appleton members; $75 for nonmembers. To register and pay online, click here: https://cffoundation.wufoo.com/forms/20192020-painting-workshops/ For questions, contact Hollis Mutch, mutchh@cf.edu, or 352-291-4455, ext. 1613.

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First Saturday: Yayoi Kusama

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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First Saturdays are for families! This month’s art project is inspired by Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama. This project is appropriate for ages 4 and up; accompanying adults welcome to participate. Free for all children and Appleton members; included with admission fee for adult nonmembers.

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Art 101: Autumn Painting

October 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$40 – $60

Let this one-day workshop inspire your creative side! This month, create an autumn-themed painting to get you in the mood for the change in seasons. $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. To register and pay online, click here: https://cffoundation.wufoo.com/forms/20192020-art-101-workshops/ For questions, contact Hollis Mutch, mutchh@cf.edu.

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International Film Series “Ali and Nino”(NR)

October 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema. “Ali and Nino” is the story of a romance that crosses political, geographic and religious divides. Azerbaijan, 1918: though he is Muslim and she is Christian, the lovers defy their parents and marry. At first it appears that their all-consuming love will be enough to overcome the…

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Jazz Concert: Greg Snider Quartet

October 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$10 – $15

Inspired by the Harlem jazz imagery seen in Sharon Kerry-Harlan's art quilts in the exhibition "Urban Chatter," join the Greg Snider Quartet, led by CF professor and saxophonist Greg Snider, on a musical journey through the history of the Harlem Jazz Age. $10 for Appleton members; $15 for nonmembers. Find Tickets at: http://bit.ly/2knFAFo

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Docent’s Choice Themed Tour

October 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$10

Docent’s Choice Tours are scheduled on one Saturday a month; the topic is determined at the time of the tour based on visitor suggestions or the docent’s recommendation. All tours are approximately 45 minutes and range from gallery highlights throughout the museum to those focused on single exhibitions or specific subjects. Free for Appleton members and included with regular admission fee for nonmembers.

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FREE Admission for Arthur I. Appleton’s Birthday

October 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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We are offering FREE admission on Sunday, Oct. 13, noon-5 p.m. to honor the birth date of Arthur I. Appleton. Visit the permanent collection and special exhibitions: "Urban Chatter: Sharon Kerry-Harlan," "Do Not Bleach: Stephanie Brown," and "Florida Impressions: Relief Prints by Leslie Peebles." Guests may also visit the ARTSpace for art-making activities for the whole family.

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12th Annual Applaud the Arts

October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$25 – $60

Do you like Food? Cocktails? Wine? Dance music? Entertainment? Interactive Art Experiences? Like to See Lots of $$$$ Awarded to Your Favorite Arts Organizations? Want to See Your Friends Receive Awards for Supporting Our Local Arts Scene? Yes?!?!? Then this PARTY is for you! Please join us on Thursday, October 17th at The Appleton Museum of Art to celebrate our 12th Annual Applaud the Arts! Enjoy an evening of delicious tapas, cocktails, interactive art experiences and music by DJ Big…

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12th Annual Applaud the Arts!

October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$25 – $60

Please join us on Thursday, October 17th at The Appleton Museum of Art to celebrate our 12th Annual Applaud the Arts! Enjoy an evening of delicious tapas, cocktails, interactive art experiences and music by DJ Big Bert, and help us honor our 2019-2020 Cultural Grant and Arts Awards Recipients. To date, we have given over $310,000 to local arts organizations in Marion County. Your support of this event will help raise that amount, enabling us to do even more for…

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International Film Series “Lives Well Lived”(NR)

October 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema. “Lives Well Lived” is a feature documentary film by Sky Bergman that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest. Encompassing over 3,000 years of experience, 40 people share their secrets and insights to…

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International Film Series “Lives Well Lived”(NR)

October 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema. “Lives Well Lived” is a feature documentary film by Sky Bergman that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest. Encompassing over 3,000 years of experience, 40 people share their secrets and insights to…

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Themed Tour: The Dark Side of the Appleton

October 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$10

Join us on Halloween for a docent-led tour that explores the mysterious and fascinating dark side of some of the Appleton’s works of art - be prepared for chills and thrills! The tour is approximately 45 minutes and meets in the museum lobby. Free for Appleton members and included with regular admission fee for nonmembers. For questions, contact AppletonMuseum@cf.edu.

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November 2019

“Across the Atlantic” VIP & Director’s Circle Reception and Talk

November 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$10

Director’s Circle members are invited to a VIP reception to celebrate the opening of "Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens." At 7 p.m., exhibition curator Scott Schweigert from the Reading Public Museum will give a talk. RSVP is required. To RSVP or join the museum at the Director’s Circle level, contact Colleen Harper, harperc@cf.edu, or 352-291-4455, ext. 1831.

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First Saturday: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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First Saturdays are for families! This month’s art project is inspired by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a leading Impressionist artist. This project is appropriate for ages 4 and up; accompanying adults welcome to participate. Free for all children and Appleton members; included with admission fee for adult nonmembers.

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“Across the Atlantic” Exhibition Talk with Scott Schweigert

November 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Exhibition curator Scott Schweigert, Reading Public Museum, will give a talk about the exhibition "Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens." This free event is open to the public but does NOT include entry to “Across the Atlantic.”

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International Film Series “Loving Vincent”(PG-13)

November 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world through great cinema. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who traveled from all across the world to the “Loving Vincent” studios in Poland and…

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Fashion Workshop: Wearable Canvas

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$40 – $60

Fashion and art combine in this special workshop led by Maritza Jauregui-Rodriguez. Your clothing is your canvas — bring a pair of jeans, skirt, jacket, etc. and learn how to transform it into wearable art. $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. For questions, contact Hollis Mutch, mutchh@cf.edu. To register and pay online, click here: https://cffoundation.wufoo.com/forms/qk9tf240xxxnb7/

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Veterans Appreciation Talk: Birth of a New Idea

November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free

To celebrate and honor our Veterans, we welcome retired Chaplain (Colonel) Janet Horton to speak on Sunday, November 10, 2 p.m. Chaplain Horton share her remarkable experiences and be inspired by how her deep faith in the promises of the Gospel and the idea of unselfish service brought her to change minds and hearts of many in the military. There is no fee to attend. Chaplain Horton was recently inducted into the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall for Fame as…

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Art 101: Pastel Drawing

November 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$40 – $60

Let this one-day workshop inspire your creative side! This month, learn to use pastels to create a unique work of art. $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. To register and pay online, click here: https://cffoundation.wufoo.com/forms/20192020-art-101-workshops/ For questions, contact Hollis Mutch, mutchh@cf.edu.

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Feast Under the Stars

November 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$150

In combination with the special exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens," we invite you to travel back in time to the world of the Impressionists at this one-of-a-kind fine dining experience under a starry night sky at the Appleton. Indulge your senses in the elegance of the scents, flavors and music of the 1890s in this authentically crafted multi-course formal dinner, complete with wine pairings and décor of the era. Black tie or era-inspired dress is…

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Feast Under the Stars – Fundraiser Dinner

November 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$150 – $2500

In combination with the special exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens," we invite you to travel back in time to the world of the Impressionists at this one-of-a-kind fine dining experience at the Appleton. Indulge your senses in the elegance of the scents, flavors and music of the 1890s in this authentically crafted multi-course formal dinner, complete with wine pairings and décor of the era. Black tie or era-inspired dress is encouraged. $150 ea. $2,500 table…

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December 2019

The Urban Family Holiday Event

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Urban family, enjoy free admission all day at this annual holiday event. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., enjoy the holiday displays and exhibitions, and make holiday-inspired art in the ARTSpace. From 1 to 3 p.m., take carriage rides, have photos taken with Santa and enjoy light refreshments. Please note, this does not include entry to the exhibition "Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens."

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The Urban Family Day Event

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free

Revel in the magic of the holidays during this annual Family Day event, sponsored by the Urban family. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m., enjoy free admission to see the Urban's beloved, decorated trees and holiday collections, take photos with Santa and do holiday art projects in the Artspace. We will also have trees decorated by community groups on the second floor. From noon to 3 p.m., take carriage rides around the grounds and enjoy light refreshments in the courtyard. Big Lee's…

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Art 101: Painting on Wood

December 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$40 – $60

Let this one-day workshop inspire your creative side! This month, participants will paint a whimsical winter scene on a fence picket. $40 for Appleton members; $60 for nonmembers. To register and pay online, click here: https://cffoundation.wufoo.com/forms/20192020-art-101-workshops/ For questions, contact Hollis Mutch, mutchh@cf.edu.

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After Hours Concert: Marina Tucker, Imperial String Quartet

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$5 – $15

Enjoy music, food and fun at our annual After Hours concert series! In combination with the exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens” this After Hours features a virtuoso string quartet made up of members of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra playing era-appropriate waltzes and other selections from the 1800s. $5 for Appleton members; $15 for nonmembers. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com or by visiting AppletonMuseum.org. Seating for each event is limited to 250. Doors open at 5…

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After Hours Concert: Marina Tucker, Imperial String Quartet

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$5.00 – $15.00

Enjoy music, food and fun at our annual After Hours Concert series! In combination with the exhibition “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens” this After Hours features a virtuoso string quartet made up of members of the Ocala Symphony Orchestra playing era-appropriate waltzes and other selections from the 1800s. $5 for Appleton members; $15 for nonmembers. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com or by visiting AppletonMuseum.org. Seating for each event is limited to 250. Doors open at 5…

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January 2020

International Film Series “Museum Hours” (NR)

January 14 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema. When a Vienna museum guard befriends an adrift out-of-town visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads that sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world. "A film of such intelligence and originality that 'radical' seems the…

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Talk & Flamenco Demonstrations by Nicolasa Chávez

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free for Appleton members; included with museum admission fee for nonmembers.

Nicolasa Chávez, curator of "Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S." will give a talk about the exhibition, accompanied by Flamenco demonstrations. Free for Appleton members; included with museum admission fee for nonmembers. "Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S." is on view at the Appleton from January 25-May 24. Featuring approximately 140 objects, this festive and multi-dimensional exhibition explores the origins, influences, development and appreciation of Flamenco as a highly respected art form on the world stage.

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Clay Workshop-Ceramic Valentine Heart Dish

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$40 – $60

Ceramic Valentine Heart Dish Make a heart-shaped dish for your sweetheart just in time for Valentine’s Day! All supplies included. Saturday, January 25, 1-4 p.m. Appleton Members: $40 Nonmembers: $60 Register for classes online at AppletonMuseum.org

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International Film Series “A Bag of Marbles”(NR)

January 28 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema. Based on a true story, this film tells the story of the Nazi occupation through the eyes of two young Jewish boys struggling to survive on their own. Paris, 1941: Joseph and Maurice are the sons of Roman, the local barber. At 10 and 12, the boys…

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February 2020

After Hours Concert: Chris McNeil

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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$5 – $15

Enjoy music, food and fun at our annual After Hours concert series! New to the Appleton's stage, enjoy the incredible voice and guitar-playing by Southern musician Chris McNeil. $5 for Appleton members; $15 for nonmembers. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com or by visiting AppletonMuseum.org. Seating for each event is limited to 250. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music begins at 5:30 p.m. Food service and cash bar ends at 7 p.m. For questions, contact AppletonMuseum@cf.edu. This season of After…

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International Film Series “The Salesman”(PG-13)

February 11 @ 2:00 pm
Appleton Museum of Art, 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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Free – $10

The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will join us as we explore and enjoy our world though great cinema. After their old flat becomes damaged, a young couple living in Tehran is forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually, an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life. Directed by Ashgar Farhadi, whose film “A Separation” was screened…

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