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We're Back!
Open Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, Noon-5 p.m.

The College of Central Florida’s Appleton Museum of Art is now open to all visitors to enjoy the world-class collections on display Thursday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm and Sunday 12-5 pm. Masks are required for all visitors and social distancing procedures will be in place. Visitor occupancy of the museum will also be monitored.

As the College of Central Florida will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation on a daily basis and keep regular contact with the Department of Health, the museum schedule is subject to change as conditions evolve.


Christian Duran

"My Pumpkin & Me" Photo Contest
Call for Entries Through October 25

'Tis the season to start decorating for fall and Halloween. Send us a photo of you (and family or pets, if you want) with your carved or painted pumpkin to AppletonMuseum@cf.edu.

Photos will be uploaded to a Facebook album. One winning photo will be determined by most Facebook "likes" and one will be selected by a juror. The two winning photos will receive memberships to the Appleton and fall/Halloween mystery bundles with merchandise from the Appleton Store.

It is okay to share your photo on your page or to friends but please do not share your photo in pods or like for like groups. If the likes and/or comments under your photo are questionable, you will be disqualified from winning the contest.

How to Enter

To enter, email photo(s) to AppletonMuseum@cf.edu with the first and last name of the person who decorated the pumpkin. Photos MUST include, in some way, the person who decorated the pumpkin.

Deadline to submit photos is Sunday, October 25. Online voting ends at midnight October 27 and winners announced October 28.


Clayton Pond

Artist's Outlook with Clayton Pond
Thursday, November 19, 7 p.m.

Join us on Zoom every third Thursday for a series of talks where Curator of Exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson will chat with individual artists about their inspirations and work processes. November's event features artist Clayton Pond, whose bright and bold serigraphs are on view at the Appleton in the exhibition, "The Art of Adventure."

This online event is free and open to the public.

On event day, we suggest logging in to join the event 10 minutes prior to the start time. You don’t have to use your camera or speak, but there will be an opportunity to ask the artist questions.

Meeting ID: 302 190 0088 | Passcode: 352352






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