The Appleton is temporarily closed until October 15 but we will be posting activities, art projects and other content on this page for you to enjoy, in the meantime. Please use us as a resource and let us know if there's something else you'd like to see on this page by contatcting Hollis Mutch, Museum Educator.

Online Resources for All Ages

Art Projects

Teaching Tuesdays
Art Project Video Series

Visit our website, YouTube Teaching Tuesday playlist or Facebook page each Tuesday at 10 a.m. for a brand new art project as part of our Teaching Tuesday series. Projects are perfect for children ages 7-12, or younger children with the help of an adult, and can be done using basic art supplies.

Want to see our latest video on how to draw a guitar? Click here.


Crossword Puzzles
Custom Art-Themed Puzzles Just For You

Need to flex your mental muscles a bit? We've got just the thing. An array of custom crossword puzzles with art themes, including some that focus on art from our permenent collection. You can do these crossword puzzles right on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy!

Click here to get started.


Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles
For All Ages

We've created a variety of virtual puzzles featuring works of art from our permanent collection. Number of pieces vary from easy to more difficult so there's something for everyone!

Click here to get started.

Mobile App

Explore the Collection
From Your Mobile Device

Download our free mobile app to learn more about our collection no matter your location! Options available for children and adults. Explore some of the most well-known and beloved works, as well as some you might not be familiar with yet.

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Primary Color

Projects and Teaching Guide
For "Primary Color" by Matthew Bennett

Whether you are a teacher looking for something unique for your students or a parent who wants to ensure that arts-based learning is happening at home while our schools are closed, we invite you to download this wonderful teaching guide centered on the painting "Primary Color" by Matthew Bennett.

This PDF poster contains information about the artwork and the artist, discussion questions, art projects and more.

Click here to download this PDF poster and begin your exploration of "Primary Color".