Themed Tours

Once a month the Appleton provides Themed Tours of the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions, led by special guests or docents. Themed Tours are generally scheduled at 2 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month.

For more information or to RSVP for a Themed Tour, click here.

2017 Themed Tours

August 31, 2 p.m.
The Importance of Small
(Docent: Jim Carrell)
Join this interactive discussion with docent Jim Carrell about how a small element in the picture space affects the interaction between the viewer and the artwork; supplemented by comments on compositional techniques.


Docents fulfill an important volunteer position at the museum, leading groups of patrons on tours of the permanent collection and special exhibitions. For more information about becoming a docent at the Appleton Museum of Art, click here.



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