The Appleton is currently closed through May 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 Families
Art Project Tutorials
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 making a monster-themed bookmark? Click here.
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.
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.
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".