ACTIVITIES and programs FOR FAMILIES
The Appleton offers programs and special events specifically designed for children and families. Drop in to visit the ARTSpace, participate in a Family Day event, or stop by during a First Saturday program. For questions concerning Family Programs, please click here.
Magical Night at the Museum
May 6, 6-9 p.m.
Join us for Magical Night at the Museum, a special event for families that supports our education programs and scholarship fund. With Golden Tablet in hand, embark on an enchanting adventure around the Appleton that includes unicorn carriage rides, artwork that will come to life, a magician, mermaids, and so much more! Click here to learn more.
Advanced ticket purchase is recommended; click here to purchase tickets.
Daniel and Mary B. Kraus ARTSpace
Open to Everyone!
The ARTSpace is designed to engage adults and children in hands-on art experiences through colorful activity stations and projects that relate to the understanding of art. Make a mosaic with magnets, build with Lego® or draw on our glass wall — there's something for every age and ability!
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sundays, noon–5 p.m.
The ARTSpace and all supplies are free for children and Appleton members, and included in the cost of admission for adult nonmembers. For more information, contact Marie Fielding, 352-291-4455, ext. 1558.
Every First Saturday, September-May
Have family fun in the Appleton's ARTSpace! Join us on the first Saturday of each month from 1-3 p.m. for age-appropriate art making for children ages 4 and older. Adults are welcome to participate. Each First Saturday art activity will focus on a different artist. Free for members and children; included in the cost of admission for adult nonmembers. No registration required.
Upcoming First Saturdays: