Go on an adventure with Trips 'N' Tours
Expand your horizons with the Appleton Museum of Art's popular Trips 'N' Tours travel program. Trips 'N' Tours provides museum members and nonmembers exciting opportunities to visit other museums, cultural venues and historic places of interest throughout Florida and beyond.
For more information on how to travel with Trips 'N' Tours, click here to contact Lila Ivey, or call 352-291-4456.
Upcoming Adventures in 2018
May 22, 2019
The Cade Museum of Creativity and Invention
and The Samuel P. Harn Museum, Gainesville
Be one of the first to see the exciting new museum dedicated to Dr. Robert Cade, the inventor of Gatorade. This innovative building is a site to see! Based on the Fibonacci sequence, this magical space holds within it secrets of science — but not the formulate for Dr. Cade’s super‐energy drink. Special exhibits for May: DNA and Genetics and Cuban Ingenuity Hands‐on activities are the draw in this unique museum. Lunch at fabulous OAK Restaurant. A stop at The Harn completes our day, or visit the Natural History Museum right next door, which is hosting a special exhibit on crocodiles (extra fee).
Price: $100 Appleton members | $110 nonmembers
Click here to register and pay online.
Thursday, June 20 Or Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville
See French Moderns, featuring works of art from 60 works of art from the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned collection that established France as the artistic center of international modernism from the mid-19th to the mid- 20th centuries. Ranging widely in scale, subject matter and style, these paintings, drawings, and sculptures were produced by the era’s leading arists. There will also be an opportunity to check out the The Crime of Art series, a group of light-boxes and video animations chronicling some of the most infamous and high profile museum heists in history. Lunch onsite at the museum café.
Price: $95 Appleton members | $125 nonmembers
Click here to register and pay online.
September 11-14, 2019
Icons of Pittsburgh: Wright, Carnegie, Warhol
Fly away for a multi-day excursion to one of the nation’s most cultural cities, from art to dining to shopping. Our visit includes museums like the Carnegie-Mellon, the Frick and the Warhol museums, plus an evening exploration of the botanicals at the Phipps Conservatory.
Spend an entire day heading into the mountains to take in Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece, Fallingwater, and his Usonian home, Kentuck Knobb. This unique trip is certain to surprise and delight, while creating new travel memories. Get your name on the list!
Price: $1,699 Appleton members | $1,799 nonmembers (single supplement add $375)
To register for this trip, contact the Trips 'N' Tours office at 352-291-4456.
October 23, 2019
For Your Eyes Only: A Special Tour for Appeleton Director’s Circle Members
Charles Hosner Morse Museum, Winter Park
Go behind the scenes to experience two brand new galleries, the brilliant glasswork of the Iridescence Celebration exhibition and the Osceola Lodge Vignette where Morse lived and worked. Our own Jane Kellogg is also a Morse docent and will introduce us to the galleries as well as a curator who will share some little-known secrets about this new acquisition.
This trip is for Appleton Director's Circle members only. To join or upgrade your current membership, contact Colleen Harper, 352-291-4455, ext. 1831.
November 13, 2019
Global Photography + International Speed, Daytona Beach
See the magnificent work of globetrotter Colin Finley at the Southeastern Photography Museum and a special exhibit on conceptual techniques, followed by lunch at the one of-a kind Dancing Avocado. We’ll finish the day with an-all access tour of the Daytona International Speedway where we’ll get a tram ride around the 2.5 mile track with its 31-foot banks, see the Daytona 500 champion car, along with other history-making cars in the onsite museum.
Price: $85 Appleton members | $115 nonmembers
Registration available soon
December 3-5, 2019
Fantasy in Lights & Historic Tour, Pine Mountain, GA
See one of the most wonderful Christmas light displays in the country at Callaway Resort & Gardens. We will visit the Butterfly Conservatory and the Discovery Center to enjoy a special Birds of Prey show. Then we will go to the National Infantry Museum to view their fabulous exhibit. On our last day we will visit FDR’s famous Warm Springs Little White House. This trip has something for everyone!
Price: $675 Appleton members | $775 nonmembers (plus $250 single supplement)
Registration available soon.