2019 Special Events

Spoken Word Event

Opening Reception + Spoken Word Event
Saturday, June 8, 5-7 p.m.

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.

Mobile Photo Contest

Mobile Photography Contest + Exhibition
Call for Entries: June 3-16

The Appleton invites you to be inspired by three categories and submit your mobile photos for a contest and exhibition. All ages are welcome to participate and submit up to two entries in each category.

Reception and Awards:Tuesday, July 2, 5-7 p.m.
Announcements will be made at 6 p.m. This free event is open to the public.

Exhibition: July 2-September 22, 2019
Regular admission fees apply.

2019 Mobile Photography Categories + Instructions

From June 3–16, email photos in jpeg format to AppletonMuseum@cf.edu; include the category in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Submitting to more than one category? Please send separate emails for each category. Photos must be taken with a mobile phone and be representative of the categories. Photos will be printed and displayed in the Appleton with a special display for the top photo from each category. Photos will be juried and prizes awarded during the July 2 awards reception.

Photos must be tasteful and appropriate for all audiences. The Appleton may disqualify any photos that are deemed inappropriate.

Mobile Photo Contest

The sky is the limit! Share your photos of natural scenery such as mountains, valleys, trees, rivers and forests.

Mobile Photo Contest
In the Museum

Whether at the Appleton or another favorite cultural spot, send us museum selfies, gallery photos, or snapshots of friends and family enjoying the artwork.

Mobile Photo Contest
My Kid Took That

Let your little (or not-so-little) ones take the lead in this category! Don’t forget to include the child’s name and age, along with your name, when submitting.

Museum Day

Museum Day + Education Open House
Saturday, July 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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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